Restoration Resources

Want to enhance wildlife habitat in your backyard? Organize a group of neighbors to clean up the creek around the corner? Click on the links below for resources that can help you achieve these goals. Feel free to contact the Westside Watershed Resource Center to seek guidance ( or 503-865-6759).

Education Programs and Workshops (free or low-cost)

Erosion Control

List of grant opportunities open to local landowners and/or community groups (click link above).

Gardening for Wildlife and Watershed Health

Native Plant Nurseries and Online Native Plant Information

Native Plant Professionals

  • Sign up for the Backyard Habitat Certification Program and a program technician will visit your yard to help identify any invasive plants present, and provide ideas and resources on how to best support native habitat.

  • Go to our Technical Assistance page for a list of local contractors who are well-versed in invasive plant removal and habitat enhancement.

Native Plant Sales

Pet Waste

...a common question at the WRC. See Dogs for the Environment.

Stormwater Management

Obtain professional help in restoring and stewarding your property (click link above).

Information about FREE tools available to SW and NW Portland residents and organizations for watershed restoration projects (click link above).

Partnering Organizations and Related Programs