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Apr 25, 2013 at 8:51 AM PDT

Swarms of bees are invading neighborhoods across Portland but what if those hives were actually a good thing and you could benefit from one in your backyard?
Apr 12, 2013 at 8:26 AM PDT

At a home in Cedar Hills, thousands of honeybees gathered near the front door. The owner stayed inside for much of the afternoon until beekeepers could get there to take the bees away.
Mar 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM PDT

From Clark County:
A group of community partners will sponsor an educational fair this weekend to help local families learn skills and techniques to save money and prevent pollution.

The Green Neighbors Do-It-Yourself Fair will run...
Feb 25, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT

There are two things kids love - digging in the dirt and doing things as a family.  Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School Specialist Michelle Ratcliffe joined KATU's AM Northwest recently to share simple ways to get a garden started...
Feb 9, 2013 at 8:00 AM PDT

From Clark County:
The average Clark County resident sends 3.1 pounds of waste to a landfill every day.

Think you can do better? Clark County Environmental Services is looking for households to compete in the county’s waste...
Jan 18, 2013 at 4:05 PM PDT

Now’s the time to plan for and plant natives in your yard. Native plants attract beautiful song birds, reduce maintenance needs, and can thrive without chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Metro natural gardening expert Carl Grimm shows us...
Jan 16, 2013 at 8:00 AM PDT

From the City of Gresham:
The City is holding two free energy efficiency information fairs on Saturday, Jan. 19 and 26, to raise awareness in the community about the benefits of energy conservation and the opportunities to increase energy...
Jan 3, 2013 at 10:37 AM PDT

Learn to Naturescape! Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the...
Jan 3, 2013 at 10:27 AM PDT

Learn to Naturescape! Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the...
Jan 3, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT

Learn the defining characteristics and desired growing conditions of the species that will be available during the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District's upcoming Native Plant Sale.Jan. 8 workshopJan. 10 workshop
Dec 26, 2012 at 8:00 AM PDT

Boy Scout Troop 107 will be at the northwest corner of Wilshire Park (Northeast Skidmore and 33rd Avenue) on Saturday, Dec. 29, Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All they ask is that you remove tinsel, metal, wire or...
Dec 11, 2012 at 8:00 AM PDT

To kick off construction of an underground parking garage, a new academic building and the new student center at Portland Community College's Cascade campus, the college will be giving away all the plants that are currently planted there. Bring...
Dec 10, 2012 at 9:03 AM PDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Officials from Vancouver Public Works are reminding water customers that the best time to prevent leaking or bursting pipes this winter is well before temperatures plummet.

Here are some ways to help guard against...
Dec 1, 2012 at 8:00 AM PDT

The city is encouraging folks to participate in their 9th annual Leaf Drop Program. Anyone who lives within the City of Milwaukie Utility Billing area can drop off leaves for free. You just have to bring along a utility bill as proof of...
Nov 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM PDT

Multnomah County’s Office of Sustainability is now accepting applications for the third season of the innovative Beginning Urban Farming Apprenticeship program (BUFA).For more details