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Environment

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership program helps Clark County students learn about, experience outdoors

February 22, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Fourth-graders plant native trees and shrubs along Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway Read story

Clark Public Utilities holding series of informational workshops designed to explain rate hike, complexity of its mission

February 13, 2024, 6:06am Business

Clark Public Utilities took heat from local lawmakers for raising rates 14.5 percent in January. On Monday, the utility offered a workshop to educate leaders, touching on forces that led… Read story

Apply to be part of Clark County Green Neighbors’ Natural Garden Tour

February 17, 2024, 5:55am Clark County Life

Clark County Green Neighbors is accepting applications for host gardens in the 2024 Natural Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23. Read story

Port of Vancouver secures $100K EV charging grant

February 2, 2024, 5:55am Business

The Port of Vancouver secured a $100,000 electric vehicle charging grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce, the port announced Thursday. Read story

The Washington Department of Ecology reported that 26 million pounds of litter landed along state roads and highway interchanges in 2022.

Hundreds of volunteer hours later, litter on Highway 14 is impossible to keep up with

The Washington Department of Ecology reported that 26 million pounds of litter landed along state roads and highway interchanges in 2022.

January 29, 2024, 3:46pm Clark County News

When Madeline Lyne drives along Highway 14, her frustration is palpable. Read story

A NW Natural gas meter.

Washington’s climate efforts hit Clark County utility bills; Typical NW Natural customer will see increase of 11.9 percent

A NW Natural gas meter.

January 26, 2024, 6:07am Business

This month, natural gas customers saw the cost of Washington’s climate efforts reflected in their monthly bills. Read story

Washington State Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz talks with wildland firefighters battling the Tunnel Five Fire in the Columbia River Gorge on Thursday.

Lands commissioner Franz joins Columbian Conversations event on intensifying wildfire seasons in region

Washington State Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz talks with wildland firefighters battling the Tunnel Five Fire in the Columbia River Gorge on Thursday.

January 25, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Wildfires are growing in frequency and intensity across Washington, leaving residents in communities unaccustomed to them wondering how to live with fire. Read story

Logging workers reported in early January their log loader, tether, swing boom skidder and feller buncher were vandalized. The incident reflects a larger trend of vandalism happening on state-managed lands.

Increase in vandalism, Illegal dumping and theft reported in Yacolt Burn

Logging workers reported in early January their log loader, tether, swing boom skidder and feller buncher were vandalized. The incident reflects a larger trend of vandalism happening on state-managed lands.

January 24, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

The Yacolt Burn State Forest has seen a significant uptick in vandalism in recent months, costing the state thousands in damage that would otherwise fund public schools and services. Read story

Above, researchers estimate that white oaks now dot less than 10 percent of the range they historically occupied before European settlements were established. Oak communities have historically been cleared to build homes and businesses or to convert expanses to agricultural sites.

New Southwest Washington working group strives to return imperiled Oregon white oak tree to former range

Above, researchers estimate that white oaks now dot less than 10 percent of the range they historically occupied before European settlements were established. Oak communities have historically been cleared to build homes and businesses or to convert expanses to agricultural sites.

January 24, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

Oregon white oak communities are one of North America’s most imperiled habitats, according to the Nature Conservancy, a global environmental nonprofit. Read story

Forest Service extends public comment period on Northwest Forest Plan

January 18, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

The U.S. Forest Service has extended the public comment period on the notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement on the proposal to amend the Northwest Forest Plan through Feb. 2. Read story