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Small Acreage Publications and Videos

Small Acreage Resources

Small Acreage Landowner Services Directory (715 KB PDF)

Soil, Water, Forage Testing Labs in the Pacific Northwest (PDF)

Tips On Land & Water Management for Small Acreages in Southwest Washington (PDF)

 

Managing Runoff

Keeping Clean Water Clean and Reducing Mud: Improving Drainage (Webpage/335 KB PDF)

Keeping Clean Water Clean and Reducing Mud: Managing Roof Runoff  (Webpage/227 KB PDF)

Reduce Mud and Keep Water Clean: Sacrifice Areas (Webpage/852 KB PDF)

Simple Steps to Protect Your Surface and Well Water (Webpage/150 KB PDF)

Reducing Mud on Small Acreages (video clip)

 

Wells and Septic Systems

Don’t Let Your Dollar$ Go Down the Drain! Septic Tank Additives (Webpage/818 KB PDF)

Protect Your Drinking Water: Simple Tips for Well Maintenance (Webpage/PDF)

Protecting Your Investment: Inspecting Your Septic System (Webpage/PDF)

Save Time and Money – Properly Landscape Your Septic System (Webpage/PDF)

 

Land Management

Water Quality Self Assessment Guide for Small Acreages (Webpage/2.6 MB PDF)

Constructing Ponds and Water Features: What Does it Take? (517 KB PDF)

Current Use Taxation (545 KB PDF)

Information on Small Acreage Management; A Resource List (604 KB PDF)

Management Practices for Small Acreages: Keeping Water Clean (Webpage/548 KB PDF)

Natural Insect Control for Small Acreages (PDF – 580K)

What Can You Do On Your Land? FAQs (Webpage/652 KB PDF)

 

Pasture and Grazing Management

How Green is Your Grass? Five Steps to Better Pasture and Grazing Management (Webpage/PDF)

 

Managing Manure

Composting Manure on Your Property (Webpage/PDF)

Manure Management (video clip)

 

 

 

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Contact Us

Terry Koper
WSU Small Acreage Coordinator – Clark County
1919 NE 78th St Vancouver, WA 98665-9752
564-397-5729
smallacreage@clark.wa.gov

 

Justin O’Dea
Regional Agricultural Specialist Faculty – WSU Clark County Extension
1919 NE 78th St Vancouver, WA 98665-9752
(564) 397-5701
justin.odea@wsu.edu