Portland & North Willamette Valley

Rooted in the Region
With the help of contractors, local businesses, and volunteers, we're planting upwards of 200,000 trees over the next 14 months.
A Living Landbase on 82nd Avenue
The Backyard Habitat Certification Program is partnering with a local social justice organization to explore how urban habitats can help support healthier communities in Southeast Portland's Jade District.
Backyard Invasion
A recent Backyard Habitat Certification Program site visit led to the discovery of orange hawkweed, an unusual, pretty, but invasive plant.
Fall Backyard Planting Tips
Backyard Habitat Certification Manager Gaylen Beatty offers four tips for the fall planting season. It's a great time of year to build valuable wildlife habitat in your own backyard.
Tualatin Two-Step
Two new properties along the Tualatin River totaling 286 acres will be conserved and restored, offering prime habitat within the Portland metropolitan area.