The Soil Will Save Us- Book Review

Book Review:  The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet  by Kristen Ohlson  Stephanie Wagner Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices – and, especially, modern industrial agriculture...

Mason Bee Fun!

Mason Bee Fun! Sharon Hawley, OLWC Volunteer Supporting native fauna, educating on the cycle of life, enlivening local flora, becoming comfortable with our small flying neighbors, and enjoying a daily active display of how nature works – a few of the reasons to...

Living With “Wildlife”

By Stephanie Wagner There goes another one! Ants in our bathroom!  Teeny, tiny sugar ants waltzing along the bathtub.  I am a huge believer in living with wildlife but I’m not sure I want to share my home with these outsiders.  How can we live together and respect...

Discover Lake Oswego’s Winter Birds!

By Mary Ratcliff, OLWC Board Member   Ruby-crowned Kinglet on a branch. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.   In Lake Oswego, observing birds in winter can be fun as we have an amazing variety of birds that come to winter. In addition to our beloved...