The Living Soil, Part 1
For the smallest creatures, soil provides not only shelter but food. Everything they need: food, air and water, is there.
Lake Oswego Green Teams: Updates & Goals for 2022Lakeridge High School Updates & Goals for 2022 By Mia Mickelsen The Lakeridge Green Team remains hard at work continuing to promote environmentalism, stewardship, and sustainability on Lakeridge’s campus and beyond! One of Green Team’s primary goals this year is...
Can a lawn be a thriving natural habitat?By Sharon Hawley Yes, if the soil beneath it is healthy. One might then ask, is that likely to be the case? There is increasing awareness of the role healthy soils can play in the future of our planet. Regenerative farming can greatly enhance food production without...
OCRF Grant Protects Lake Oswego Oaks
Our Oregon White Oaks (Quercus garryana) are special trees. They represent strength and continuity and need to be celebrated and protected.
OLWC has just received a grant from the Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund (OCRF) to support oak woodland enhancement in the Westlake area. Included in the grant is funding to develop messaging for our community about our native oaks and how they were used and protected by indigenous people prior to colonization. You can learn more about OLWC’s oak enhancement project here.