North Clackamas Park's new willow trees are budding! - These native willows were planted as cuttings last winter along Mt. Scott Creek. Native species of willows grow new roots and shoots from cut sections of branches planted into moist soil. Cuttings root most readily if they are cut and planted in late fall through early spring, when dormant. Click here for more information Read the articles in the news: Sun shines on dedication
Mt Scott Creek revitalization swimming to 'home stretch' Mt Scott Creek work tries to snag big fish
Clackamas County Water Environment Services awards grants supporting watershed health - Clackamas County Water Environment Services, on behalf of Clackamas County Service District No. 1 (CCSD#1), has awarded over $150,000 to six regional organizations to support watershed restoration and stewardship activities in areas served by CCSD#1. Benefiting watersheds include Rock Creek, Kellogg Creek, Mt Scott Creek, Phillips Creek, Johnson Creek, and the Clackamas River. Click here to read more. Click here to find out how you can get involved!
Students learn about science and how to protect the Clackamas River watershed - "Clackamas High School has multiple classes that have an outdoor/environmental component. WES provides the funding and resources such as field trips, experts from the community, and equipment that allow our students to make real world connections between the local watershed and their own well being." -Phil Gwin Clackamas High Science Teacher Click here to learn about the Watershed Health Education Program
Click here to see more artwork by Clackamas High School Science students Watch the Featured Video (above left)
CCSD #1 has a 20,000 sq ft green roof providing habitat for hidden ecosystem - The Dry Season Green Roof Biodiversity Study by Dimitri Meierhofer, a Swiss scientist from UG Lab and the Green Roof Competence Centre of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), is studying invertebrates that live within rooftop ecosystems in Oregon, California and Mexico. Click here for more information on the study
Read About Our Innovative Approach to Wastewater Management - An industry publication features our Tri-City plant as a "model of sustainability" in their recent article. The plant uses innovative Membrane Bioreactor treatment technology to save space, reduce odor, and generate much cleaner treated water than conventional approaches. Click here to read the article.
Blue Heron West acquisition to benefit Clackamas County Service District No. 1 and Tri-City Service District (Districts) - The Districts entered into a co-investment strategy to acquire Blue Heron West’s environmental assets and associated Clean Water Act permit to meet current and future regulations. For more information, please visit www.imaginewillamette.org
NEW Kellogg Odor Hotline 503-557-6367 - Please call the Odor Control Hotline to report an odor that you believe is related to wastewater treatment at the Kellogg Plant. District staff will promptly investigate your concern and return your call.