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Bird Nest Box Instructions

By Susie Peterson / October 21, 2023

Handout by Bird Alliance of Oregon

Urban Beavers

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Tree Squirrels

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Article by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Pacific Chorus Frog

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Beneficial Garden Insects 

By Susie Peterson / October 21, 2023

handout by University of California

Native Hedgerows

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout with basic info for selecting native hedgerow plants by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.

DIY Pollinator Parking Strips 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

How-to manual by Pollinator Parkways

Meadowscaping Handbook 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Colorful book outlining locally-specific best practices for designing and installing a native meadow by West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District.

Conserving Oregon White Oak on Urban and Suburban Landscapes

By Susie Peterson / October 21, 2023

Local how-to-guide for landscaping with White Oak by Mark Griswold Wilson and Ted Labbe.

Native Plant Propagation Guide

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Guide with more in-depth instruction for propagating native plants from hardwood cuttings by WSU Extension.

Hardwood Propagation From Cuttings

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout with basic information on species and methods for propagation (by Backyard Habitat Certification Program).

Collecting And Using Your Own Wildflower Seed 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Illustrated report providing in-depth info on collection methods, timing, and much more by Xerces Society.

Watershed Approach to Landscape Design

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Presentation, a holistic resource for developing a successful naturescaping project. Soil health, appropriate plants, and much more by Green Gardens Group.

Grow Your Own Native Landscape 

By JP Marchetti-Mendez / October 21, 2023

Illustrated guide to growing your own PNW native plants. Be sure to cross-reference with Portland Plant List to determine which are locally native by Washington State University Extension.

Sheet Mulching To Remove Lawn

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.

Naturescaping with Native Plants 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by the BHCP.

Naturscaping Presentation 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Slideshow by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.

Native Plants Tracking Sheet (en Español)

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Hoja de seguimiento que puedes usar para realizar un seguimiento de cuántas plantas nativas agregas a tu jardín.

Native Plants Tracking Sheet (in English)

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Tracking sheet to use to keep track of how many native plants you add to your yard

How to Depave

By Mariah Jiang / October 21, 2023

Guide by Depave for removing impervious surfaces in your yard. You’ll get a link upon submitting the form.