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Learn how you can create habitat for wildlife with your garden!

Gardening for Wildlife, Part 1 slides:

Google Slides version

Gardening for Wildlife, Part 2

Gardening for Wildlife, Part 2 slides:

Google Slides version

Links from the class

How to Attract Pollinators: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_dCPv61X7NDUdJysrdPrSTmrNVrLHLLW/view?usp=sharing

Pollinator Syndromes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ATIABd4tHuFcExykgCfzeslg_dXQKtc_/view?usp=sharing 

Beneficial Insect Plants: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZY4_DgmEkrHw8BmveNndcwbhLl_ssAwt/view

Oregon Flora: https://oregonflora.org/garden/index.php

Victory Garden of Tomorrow: https://www.victorygardenoftomorrow.com/gardensigns-1

Beesponsible Toolkit: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JhhgP6E8W8qbGdIw1A7AKgsGbqxYBZQQ/view?usp=sharing

Xerces Society Pollinator Habitat Sign: 

Garden for Wildlife – Certified Wildlife Habitats: https://nwsteelheaders.org/garden-for-wildlife/

NWF Garden for Wildlife: https://www.nwf.org/gardenforwildlife

Kristina Email: Orhabitat@nwf.org

Backyard Habitat Certification Program -info on how to get certified, but also many other Resources:  https://backyardhabitats.org/

Robin Wall Kimmerer on TEK (Traditional Ecological Knowledge), in her own words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pKQE6G4oGU

Beyond Pesticides.org for your pollinator friendly garden signs            https://www.beyondpesticides.org/

Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation District:

Clackamas River Basin Council Pesticide Pledge:

If you live in the Clackamas Watershed, please consider taking our Pesticide Pledge to do your part to reduce the amount of pesticides in our watershed: http://clackamasriver.org/resident-resources/pesticide-reduction/parting-with-pesticides/

Regional Resources:

The Portland Plant List: this is the best place for finding out about Lower Willamette Valley native plants. http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?&a=322280&c=34460

Invasive Weed Control: http://emswcd.org/on-your-land/weeds/

A Guide on Choosing Safer Alternatives to Chemicals: Grow Smart, Grow Safe http://www.growsmartgrowsafe.org/

Rain Garden Resources: Check out this fantastic online guide for info on design, installation, and planting plans: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/sgpubs/onlinepubs/h10001.pdf

Free Classes on Naturescaping, Raingardens and more: East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, http://emswcd.org/workshops-and-events/upcoming-workshops/

Meadowscaping Resources: Pacific Northwest Urban Meadowscaping: A fantastic step-by-step guide and resource list: https://wmswcd.org/programs/pacific-northwest-urban-meadowscaping/

National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Guide: https://www.nwf.org/educational-resources/wildlife-guide/

Schoolyard Habitats Guide and Certification: www.nwf.org/schoolyardguide

Ranger Rick, RR Jr. and Cub are available at:  http://www.nwf.org/Kids/Ranger-Rick.aspx

NWF Native Plant Finder:  www.nwf.org/nativeplants-beta

Eco-Schools USA: www.nwf.org/Eco-Schools-USA

Pollinators and Monarchs resources:  https://www.nwf.org/Garden-for-Wildlife/About/Resources

Xerces Society Pollinator and Monarch Plant Lists: https://xerces.org/pollinator-conservation/pollinator-friendly-plant-lists, https://www.nwf.org/Garden-for-Wildlife/About/Native-Plants/Monarch-Nectar-Guides

Local Sources for Native plant sales and swaps: https://emswcd.org/native-plants/local-sources/

How to plant Bare Root Plants: https://emswcd.org/native-plants/how-to-plant-native-plants/

Native Plants for Willamette Valley Yards:

https://www.oregonmetro.gov/native-plants-willamette-valley-yards-booklet

Portland Native Plant Poster: 

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/371506

Portland Invasive Plants Poster: 

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/371507

Hedgerows for the PNW: https://backyardhabitats.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Pacific_Northwest_Hedgerows.pdf 


Beneficial Insects, Spiders, and other Mini Creatures in Your Garden: http://clackamasriver.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Beneficial-Insects-Spiders-and-Other-Mini-Creatures-in-Your-GardenEM067E.pdf