erosion'S ARCHIVE

  • The Tualatin Soil and Conservation District has served the people of Washington County since 1955. The District is asking voters to approve a permanent tax levy to provide services needed to protect the water, soil, and other natural resources in Washington County. The resource needs of the region exceed the District’s ability to provide services. […]

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  • The Washington County Board of Commissioners is discussing whether or not to allow development on steep slopes in North Bethany.  The risks of development on slopes are considerable, and some of the commissioners have stated publicly their viewpoint that if developers want to take risks, the county shouldn’t stand in their way. Clearing on Bull […]

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  • On January 8, 2014 a team of scientists and other members of Tualatin Riverkeepers Citizen Action Committee took a field trip to view three sites where significant erosion has been caused by development that increased stormwater runoff from Bull Mountain.  The reason for this field trip was to familiarize the members with issues that should […]

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