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The Northwest trend of sustainability has been connected to the way we build, the transportation we use, the energy we choose, and the food we eat. It must extend to the way private landowners choose to care for their land.
95% of the Willamette Valley is in private landownership. The ability of our children to have clean air, drink clean water, eat healthy food and see nature close to home is in the hands of private landowners. The decisions these landowners make matters to all of us.
We simply must have programs that provide landowners with information options about how to sustainably manage their land. Three Rivers Land Conservancy and Portland Audubon Society have teamed up to create a Backyard Habitat Certification that invest, involve, inspire landowners in the City of Portland to begin take care of their land in a way that benefits us all. And, the process is really fun. It includes a site visit to your home to help get you started!
If you want to learn more or do a story on this innovative program go to http://www.trlc.org/BYHCP/
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