Thursday, February 28, 2008

Learn More About the Slough

Slough 101 Workshop
Saturday, March 15th, 8:45am-1:00pm

Do you live, work or play near the Columbia Slough? This free hands-on workshop will explore the unique character, challenges and opportunities of the Columbia Slough and its Watershed. You'll learn about soil & sediment in relation to water quality, how the Slough has changed over time, and what that means for fish, wildlife, people and businesses. Open to everyone interested in learning more about the Columbia Slough Watershed. This workshop fills quickly and space is limited. Call now to register!

Hands-on activities include:
* Build the Columbia Slough Watershed
* Explore Macroinvertebrates (water bugs) that live in the Slough
* Tour the MCDD levee pump station

Sponsored by:
Multnomah County Drainage District
City of Portland – Bureau of Environmental Services
Portland Water Bureau

Date: Saturday, March 15, 2008

Time: 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah County Drainage District #1
1880 NE Elrod Drive, Portland, OR 97211

To register or more information, contact:
Katie Meckes at or (503) 281-1132

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