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Help Spot Native Turtles

Help Spot Native Turtles

Where are the turtles of Washington County? Can they live in urban settings? What do they need to thrive?

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Ready, Set, Grow

Ready, Set, Grow

From shopping local native plant sales to implementing natural landscapes and water-friendly gardening practices in your yard, these resources will get your garden growing. 

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Fernhill Eco-Blitz

Fernhill Eco-Blitz

Local biologists need your help as they identify the diverse array of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, insects and plants that call Fernhill home.

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Native Plant Sales

Native Plant Sales

Stock up on native plants to help create a natural landscape that needs less water and fewer chemicals, and is resistant to pests and diseases. 

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World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

Celebrate World Wetlands Day February 2 by learning about the benefits and importance of wetlands.

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Find Frogs, Spot Salamanders

Find Frogs, Spot Salamanders

Volunteer as an amphibian egg mass monitor this winter.

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2016 Pure Water Brew Competition Winners Turn Former Sewage to Brewage

2016 Pure Water Brew Competition Winners Turn Former Sewage to Brewage

"Delicious and refreshing" brews show potential of purified wastewater.

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Home Brew Competition to Feature Beer Made with Water from Wastewater Treatment Plant

Home Brew Competition to Feature Beer Made with Water from Wastewater Treatment Plant

This Saturday, some of Oregon's best home brewers will face off in the third annual Sustainable Water Challenge/Pure Water Brew competition. The 40 beers in the contest will vary greatly in style, from Pilsners to Saisons, but their primary ingredient will be the same: Highly purified water from a wastewater treatment plant.

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Summer Events

Summer Events

Explore our facilities and learn about water resources at several upcoming community events. 

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