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Plant Native Vegetation

Native stream side vegetation is important for keeping water cool and clean for fish. Native plants require little maintenance making them an easy way to make your land beautiful and protect the needs of our wildlife.

Several organizations in the area offer volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups for stream side planting and wetlands restoration projects in spring and fall. During the dry months, projects include mulching, watering, weeding, and monitoring the success of earlier planting projects. For a real workout, consider an ivy or blackberry pull! To volunteer, contact the following organizations:

Clark Conservation District - (360) 883-1987 ext. 4
Clark Public Utilities - (360) 992-8510
Fish First - (360) 225-6516
Friends of Trees - (503) 284-8733
Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation - (360) 619-1111 ext. 8455

Endangered Species Act Program Manager: Ron Wierenga
Mailing address: P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver WA 98666-9810
Street Address: Clark County Public Service Center, Room 150, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver, WA 98660.
Main phone: (360) 397-2121 ext. 4345 | Fax: (360) 397-2062 Relay 711 or (800) 833-6384
E-mail: Ron Wierenga

Responsible Elected Official: Clark County Commissoners

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