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Supporting Backyard Wildlife

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Video presentation by City of Gresham

Hosting Mason Bees Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Video presentation by Columbia Land Trust

Birds & Windows

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Short video (3 minutes) by Portland Audubon on what causes birds to hit windows & actions to take to prevent birds hitting windows

What is a snag?

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Short video by Backyard Habitat

Bird House Plans

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

DIY Guides In PDFs & Videos For Attracting Nesters

Living with Coyotes

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Zuriel van Belle from the Portland Urban Coyote Project (PUCP) discusses how to identify coyotes and their signs, what to do when you see a coyote, coyote life history, and…

Collaborating with Beaver for a Resilient Future Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

This live talk is a part of Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s Community Education Series partnering with The Beaver Coalition. All talks are live, virtual, free of cost, and are recorded…

Gardening for Wildlife: 2-part virtual workshop 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Co-hosted by Backyard Habitat, Clackamas River Basin Council, Clackamas SWCD & National Wildlife Federation, about gardening practices to support wildlife & create habitat

Naturescaping Site Planning & Design Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Virtual workshop – Tualatin SWCD workshop (2 hours) about applying the principles of naturescaping by creating a site design

Naturescaping Basics Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Virtual workshop – East Multnomah SWCD workshop (2hrs 45mins) introduction to the basics of creating a naturecape

Introduction to Naturescaping

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Virtual workshop – Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District workshop (50 minutes) introducing viewers to the basic principles of naturescaping

Naturescaping with the Backyard Habitat Program Video Presentation

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Recorded presentation (4 1/2 minutes) explaining naturescaping in the context of the program.

Naturescaping with Backyard Habitat Video

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A short Backyard Habitat video (4 minutes) explaining naturescaping in the context of the program

The Four Principles of Soil Health 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Recorded presentation by Tualatin SWCD & West Multnomah SWCD about how different gardening practices can increase soil health.

Benefits of native plants

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A short video (2 mins) discussing why we focus on native plants as a program

The Silent Invasion

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A documentary by OPB about noxious weeds.

Removing Tree Ivy 101

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A short video by Tryon Creek Watershed Council on how to remove tree ivy

Weed removal videos

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Short videos by WMSWCD on noxious weed ID & removal (i.e. blackberry, clematis, garlic mustard, holly, ivy, knotweed, spurge laurel, & scotch broom)

Urban Weeds presentation

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Recorded presentation (2 hours) by EMSWCD about how to identify and remove common weeds (many of them on BHCP’s priority noxious weed list). Complete the registration form to receive a link…

Robin Wall Kimmerer Talk

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Friends of Tryon Creek’s Executive Director, Gabe Sheoships, facilitated this talk with Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of the book Braiding Sweetgrass.