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How to Design your Perfect Landscape by Tualatin SWCD

By Dennis Vieira / February 7, 2024

An article by the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation district explaining how to design your own landscape.

Hosting Mason Bees Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Video presentation by Columbia Land Trust

Tunnel Nests for Native Bees

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Article by Xerces Society

Nesting & Overwintering Habitat for Pollinators & Other Beneficial Insects

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by Xerces Society

Managing Alternative Pollinators

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers, and Conservationists by SARE and NRAES

How to Manage Mason Bees

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Guide by the Sustainable Agricultural Network

Common Bee Pollinators of Oregon Crops

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Report by Oregon Department of Agriculture

Bees of Portland

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Identification guide by City of Portland

Cats Safe at Home

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Website with comprehensive info about catio (i.e. cat patio) construction, strategies for keeping cats and wildlife safe, taking the pledge to keep your cat indoors, and much more by Portland…

Backyard Ponds

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Guidelines for creating and managing habitat for dragonflies and damselflies

Bat Houses FAQ and Construction

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by Bat Conservation International

Install a Bat house

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Webpage by Bat Conservation International

Bird House Plans

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

DIY Guides In PDFs & Videos For Attracting Nesters

Bird Nest Box Instructions

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by Portland Audubon

Living with Beavers

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A “How To” guide by the Tualatin River Watershed Navigator

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 Dennis Vieira / 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.