Professional development begins at the end of September, running through October.

Clackamas Community College is offering a series of professional development workshops with environmental themes over the next month.

The workshops are designed to broaden participants' knowledge of environmental issues and earn continuing education units at a professional development workshop at the Clackamas Community College Environmental Learning Center.

COURTESY PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - The Clackamas County Environmental Learning Center will host a series of professional development workshops from the end of September to early October.

The workshops are:

Oregon Conservation Strategy: Helping you to manage priority species

Sept. 22 and 23.

The Oregon Conservation Strategy is the state's plan for maintaining healthy fish and wildlife populations using data and habitat restoration. Learn to use the Oregon Conservation Strategy in making effective land management decisions.

The course consists of lecture, field practicum or both. Lecture and field practicum cost: $310 (students $124). Lecture only cost: $230 (students $92).

Managing vegetation for beaver

Oct. 3 and 4.

Evaluate vegetation from a beaver's perspective and develop strategies for modifying beaver behavior through plant selection and placement.

The course consists of lecture, field practicum or both. Lecture and field practicum cost: $390 (students $156). Lecture only cost: $270 (students $108).

Technology tools for natural resource management

Oct. 7.

Learn about the variety of technological tools that can help you to manage natural resources. Cost: $230 (students $92).

Workshop lectures will be held in person at the Environmental Learning Center and remotely via Zoom. Field practicum locations vary by workshop. Rain dates are scheduled should there be inclement weather.

There are a limited number of scholarship funds available that reduce the registration cost by 30% for those eligible.

The Environmental Learning Center is located on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave.

For more information about the workshops, or to register, visit For questions, contact Renee Harber at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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