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Columbia Slough Watershed Council

WAIT-LIST ONLY: Slough 101

WAIT-LIST ONLY: Slough 101

Saturday March 12, 9:00am - 12:45pm

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Ever wonder about that slow-moving channel of water running through Gresham, Fairview, and NE & N Portland?  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.

Explore Macroinvertebrates (water bugs) that live in the Slough.
Simulate and predict aquifer conditions with an interactive groundwater model.
Test water quality through dissolved oxygen, temperature, and PH levels.
Tour the water pollution control lab facility.

Event Details


Pre-registration is required for this free workshop.
Light refreshments will be provided. Suitable for adults and teens 14 & up.


Water Pollution Control Lab
6543 N Burlington Ave
Portland, OR 97203

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