School and Service Learning Projects

Stamberger Outreach staff put strong creative skills to use designing and leading education activities that engage students through experiential and service learning. We enjoy working with students of all age groups on a variety of projects focused on non-point source pollution reduction, stream restoration, stormwater management, aquatic ecosystems, wildlife and forest ecology. Examples of ourContinue reading “School and Service Learning Projects”

Grant Writing, Management and Reporting

Stamberger Outreach staff have prepared successful grant applications, managed grant-funded projects, and written interim and final reports to funding agencies.  Grants have funded stream restoration projects, public demonstration gardens, and education and outreach programs. Successful grant efforts have included: 2010-2012 East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Partners in Conservation Grant for City of GreshamContinue reading “Grant Writing, Management and Reporting”

Behavior Change Programs

We understand that behavior change starts at the roots, with an understanding of community values and an assessment of local needs and interests.  Stamberger Outreach staff work with community members and leaders to create programs that improve environmental health and provide desired public services.  Our experience with Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM) techniques allows usContinue reading “Behavior Change Programs”

Stream Restoration

Stamberger Outreach staff have experience designing and implementing stream-side restoration projects in urban and suburban environments.  We believe local community engagement and education is imperative to the success of any restoration project. We understand barriers to creating partnerships on private property and have worked with both individual and group landowners to gain support for projectsContinue reading “Stream Restoration”

Downspout Disconnection

Runoff from roofs drains to street drains and underground pipes that carry it (and the pollution it picks up) to a local water body or water treatment plant. Downspout disconnection allows roof runoff to soak into lawns or landscaping and recharge ground water, reducing water pollution and stress on local resources. Stamberger Outreach Consulting isContinue reading “Downspout Disconnection”

Hollydale Elementary Rain Gardens

In 2008, Jamie Stamberger of Stamberger Outreach Worked with the City of Gresham Watershed Division, school district maintenance department, the principal, and school staff to gain approval and plan a rain garden and rain water harvesting demonstration project at Hollydale Elementary School. The projects would serve as public demonstration gardens and would be featured inContinue reading “Hollydale Elementary Rain Gardens”

Demonstration Rain Gardens

From 2006 to 2012, Jamie Stamberger helped the City of Gresham Watershed Division encourage rain gardens by building demonstration projects in highly visible places.  She worked with property owners, volunteers and construction professionals to install attractive public amenities that met the needs of all parties involved. Scroll down for demonstration project examples. Covenant Presbyterian ChurchContinue reading “Demonstration Rain Gardens”