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  •   City Canopy   Durham 49.0%   Lake Oswego* 47.6%   Rivergrove 37.3%   West Linn* 33.7%   Portland* 27.7%   Beaverton* 25.6%   Tigard* 25.0%   Tualatin* 22.9%   Sherwood* 21.0%   Hillsboro 17.1%   Forest Grove* 16.0%   Gaston 15.5%   North Plains 15.3%   King City 15.0%   Cornelius 13.0%   Banks* […]

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  • What’s on the land determines the condition of the creeks and water quality. Before we developed our urban landscape and farms, the Tualatin River Watershed was covered with forests, prairies and wetlands.  When the rain fell, it was intercepted by plants or soaked into the ground.  There was very little runoff from the ground. Impervious […]

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  • What’s on the land determines the condition of the creeks and water quality. Before we developed our urban landscape and farms, the Tualatin River Watershed was covered with forests, prairies and wetlands.  When the rain fell, it was intercepted by plants or soaked into the ground.  There was very little runoff from the ground. Impervious […]

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  • What’s on the land determines the condition of the creeks and water quality. Before we developed our urban landscape and farms, the Tualatin River Watershed was covered with forests, prairies and wetlands.  When the rain fell, it was intercepted by plants or soaked into the ground.  There was very little runoff from the ground. Impervious […]

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  • Transformation of a Degraded Urban Wetland from Tualatin Riverkeepers on Vimeo. Some people think that degraded urban wetlands are not worth restoring. Tualatin Riverkeepers strongly disagrees. Take a look at a series of aerial photos of the Cook Park Wetland in Tigard over 20 years as it is transformed from a cow pasture to a […]

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  • TUALATIN, OR – Tualatin Riverkeepers Board of Directors voted unanimously to appeal the Beaverton Planning Commission’s approval of a Conditional Use Permit for South Cooper Mountain High School. The Planning Commission, contrary to Beaverton’s comprehensive plan and natural resource protection code voted to allow the Beaverton School District to fill 2.5 acres of wetland for […]

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  • TUALATIN, OR – Tualatin Riverkeepers Board of Directors voted unanimously to appeal the Beaverton Planning Commission’s approval of a Conditional Use Permit for South Cooper Mountain High School. The Planning Commission, contrary to Beaverton’s comprehensive plan and natural resource protection code voted to allow the Beaverton School District to fill 2.5 acres of wetland for […]

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  • TUALATIN, OR – Tualatin Riverkeepers Board of Directors voted unanimously to appeal the Beaverton Planning Commission’s approval of a Conditional Use Permit for South Cooper Mountain High School. The Planning Commission, contrary to Beaverton’s comprehensive plan and natural resource protection code voted to allow the Beaverton School District to fill 2.5 acres of wetland for […]

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  • Last night Beaverton Planning Commission voted 4-2 to allow the Beaverton School District to fill almost 3 acres of wetlands and construct South Cooper Mountain High School pending approval of the US Army Corps of Engineers and Oregon Department of State Lands.  The decision flies in the face of the Cooper Mountain Community Plan adopted […]

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  • We’d love to hear your story of what you love about the Tualatin River in the format of a 30 second to 1 minute video from your smart phone or video cam. What do you love about the Tualatin River? Share your short video about what you love about the Tualatin River, its tributary creeks […]

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