Wasco Co. SWCD
USDA Service Center
2325 River Rd. Ste. 3
The Dalles, OR 97058
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Holidays
Ph: 541-296-6178 ext 3
Fax: 541-296-7868
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photo: Nelson Homestead 2013
District and NRCS staff have taken hundreds of photos throughout the years. We are dusting off those pictures and adding some that help tell the story of what we as a Conservation District do and posting them here for our readers enjoyment.
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2019 - Native plant in full bloom on Tygh Ridge - haven't identified it yet.
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1965 - A farmer stands next to 3 levels of fence posts buried by cropland erosion.
1967 - Woven wire was once used for streambank stabilization.
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1997 - 15Mile (before) Cut bank and erosion from flooding.
15Mile Bio-Engineering Project
1997 - 15Mile (after) Restored streambank with "burrito" layered jute.
15Mile Bio-Engineering Project
2013 - Iconic Nelson Homestead - burned in the 2018 Substation Fire.
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2007 - Old Homestead
1948 - Orchard Erosion, The Dalles
1957 - Orchard Erosion, The Dalles
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