Easement Comittee Meeting

August 19, 2014 at 9 a.m. To be held at the Polk SWCD Conference room. 580 Main Street, Dallas, OR 97338

Polk SWCD Annual Meeting

You’re invited to Polk SWCD’s Annual Meeting. We would love to see you there. Come celebrate the accomplishments of the district over this past year and learn about our future plans and goals.

Polk SWCD’s Annual meeting will take place on August 21st 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting will be located at Seabreeze Farms: 7145 Perrydale Rd, Amity, Oregon, 97101

Check back for driving directions and parking location. They will be up soon! There will also be signs as you approach the property guiding you to parking.


Board of Directors Election

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Notice is hereby given that on November 4, 2014, an election will be held for the purpose of electing board directors to the following positions for the Polk Soil and Water Conservation District:




Zone 2: 4 years
Zone 3: 4 years
Zone 4: 2 years
Zone 5: 4 years
At-Large Zone 2: 4 years

Zone boundaries, eligibility requirements, and copies of the required elections forms may be obtained at the Polk SWCD Office located at 580 Main Street, Suite A, Dallas, OR 97338 or call (503) 623-9680 x 110.

Election forms and information may also be found at: http://oregon.gov/ODA/SWCD/services.shtml and here: 2014 candidate packet

Each candidate must file a “Declaration of Candidacy” and a “Petition for Nomination Signature Sheet” with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Division.
Candidates must file these forms between July 28, 2014 and 5:00 p.m. on August 26, 2014.


2014 Rural Living Field Day

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Howell Park

The 2014 Rural Living Field Day is set for Saturday, August 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Howell Territorial Park on Sauvie Island. To register, just visit the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District website at


The cost is only $15 per person or $20 for families. Morning beverages and snacks will be served as well as a fully catered lunch!

Rural Living Field Day is a fun event for rural landowners and this year the event is sponsored by West Multnomah, Tualatin and Columbia Soil & Water Conservation Districts and the Oregon Small Woodland Association. The event features speakers addressing a wide variety of issues that face rural homeowners, farmers, and land managers every day. Topics include wildlife, forests, pollinators, invasive weeds, orchards, riparian restoration, crops and soil health, and manure composting.

Read the  RLFD Registration Flyer