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It’s official, Southern Oregon is entering its fourth-straight drought year.  This summer has brought record breaking temperatures, and while we have had near-normal precipitation over the winter we had record low snowpack.  This is a big deal for our streams … Continue reading

 

See our Manure Exchange Page for local landowners that have free manure available. Also available is a step-by-step guide on Composting Livestock Manure if you have a little more than you can handle! Managing your manure is just one of … Continue reading

 

Jackson SWCD can help you find the answers you need to help protect your well from nitrate contamination. The first step in managing your drinking water is to have it tested. For a limited time, we are offering nitrate testing at … Continue reading

 

This spring before you spray, think about the fish and the mandatory buffers near streams. Buffers are required specifically for salmon and steelhead protection.  No-spray buffers along designated salmon-bearing waterways in Washington, Oregon and California are currently required for pesticides … Continue reading

 

When we heard that the 62nd Annual Pear Blossom Festival theme was “Rooted in the Community”, we knew we had to be a part of it! Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District has been working for the people of Jackson … Continue reading

 

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