Useful Links

Livability Links
Frequently Requested City Phone Numbers
Maintaining Portland's Safety & Livability - Information
Portland office of Neighborhood Involvement
Crime Prevention 
Property Nuisance-Online Complaint Forms

Community Links
East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
Southeast Tool Library

Portland Fruit Tree Project
Neighborhood Notes Blog
Lents Neighborhood
Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Blog
Southeast Uplift
Green Lents
Portland Development Commission

Arleta Triangle Project 
Johnson Creek Watershed Council
Inspiring Projects
Stormwater Cisterns (Holy Redeemer)
Astor Elementary School Watergarden
Water House

Gardening - Grow your own Food! Links
Native Plant Recipes 
Gardening in Portland 'Tips' 
Veggie Planting Calendar (Portland Nursery)
Monthly Garden Tips (Portland Nursery)
Sunset's Gardening Page
Compost Guide
EMSWCD Manure Connection (conditions the soil and supplies nutrients. )

Native plants provide a beautiful, hardy, drought resistant, low maintenance landscape while benefiting the environment. Native plants, once established, save time and money by eliminating or significantly reducing the need for fertilizers, pesticides, water and lawn maintenance equipment.

Native Plants-City of Portland
Native Plants-EMSWCD
Garden Smart Orgeon (Guide to non-invasive planting)
Rain Gardens
Friends of Trees - Great Deals on Street Trees & Yard Trees...plant trees with your community!

Stormwater Links
Disconnect Downspouts
Rain Water Harvesting
Rain Gardens
Vegetated Infiltration basins (rain gardens)
Infiltration Planters (for stormwater)

Home Improvement Links
Home Improvement Loans & Grant
Oregon Energy Tax Credit
Energy Trust of Oregon

Driveway garden design