Have you ever wondered about the slough as you drive over it on the way to the airport? Wondered how all the water is managed to prevent flooding? Wondered where you can put in a canoe for a peaceful paddle trip to see eagles and Great Blue Herons?
Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council March 15 for Slough 101, a FREE workshop about the Columbia Slough watershed and its unique story.
Slough 101 covers local history, water, wildlife, and current issues in the watershed with eight local experts. Explore watershed health, environmental issues and recreation in North and NE Portland, Gresham and Fairview. The day also includes hands-on activities, levee and pump station tours and macroinvertebrate identification.
Pre-registration is required. The workshop is free and sponsored by the Bureau of Environmental Services and the Portland Water Bureau.
Light refreshments will be provided. Suitable for adults and teens 14 & up.
Day and Time: Saturday March 15, 9am - 12: 45pm
Multnomah County Drainage District
1880 NE Elrod Dr
Portland, OR 97211
FREE; Registration Required
More information: http://columbiaslough.org/index.php/events/event/149/
Penny Beckwith, Outreach Director, ColumbiaSloughWatershed Council