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Date: September 29, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Place: Talking Water Gardens (577 Waverly Dr NE, Albany)
Cost: $12 ($8 for Friends of the LWC)
Join the LWC and local bird expert Joel Geier as we explore the City of Albany's water treatment wetland, and the many types of birds that live or migrate through here. Natural Treatment System Specialist Joe Deardorff will also talk about the history and creation of Talking Water Gardens, and the many benefits it provides to watershed health. Click here for more details and to register!
Bilingual Bird Walk / Paseo de pájaros bilingüe
Jont Creek Project Tour II
Date: October 26, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm
Place: Auer Farms (Independence)
Join us for our second tour of the Jont Creek project site, where the Oregon Chub famously become the first fish to ever make it off the endangered species list! For the past year, the US Fish and Wildlife service and Polk Soil & Water Conservation District have been making progress on replacing a failing culvert with a bridge crossing, and restoring critical wetland habitat on this privately owned 900-acre farm. This is your chance to see and hear first-hand how partnerships between individuals and public agencies can have a huge impact on watershed health in our region. Registration link coming soon!
Forum: Where Does Your Drinking Water Come From?
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Place: Monmouth Senior Center (180 Warren St, Monmouth)
Do you know where your drinking water comes from? How about what water quality issues you should be aware of and who you can contact with any questions about the safety of your drinking water? Whether your water comes from a private well or a water provider, get your questions answered and the resources you need to be informed about drinking water quality and protection! Stay tuned for more information, coming soon!
Stay tuned for more of our exciting Fall and Winter event line-up, coming soon!
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