Ecology committees on water exclude farmers 

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – …Snohomish Conservation District manager Monte Marti, whose district serves on one committee, said staff members sometime wear a “salmon recovery hat,” but also are dedicated to preserving agriculture. No one organization, including conservation districts or the Farm Bureau, can claim to represent all farmers, […]

RCD is Hiring – Forester – Napa County RCD

CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD – Are you interested in conserving, protecting, and restoring natural resources? Do you get excited about making a positive impact in your community? If so, we invite you to take advantage of an opportunity to use your skills to build a better future for […]

Snohomish Conservation District Seeks Executive Director

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by the Board of Supervisors and coordinates all aspects of the District’s work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which incorporate a collaborative style, are essential […]

The 2019 North Central and Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference is Open to All Conservation District Employees

Registration is open! The National Conservation District Employees Association is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 North Central/Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference August 13-14 at the Ramkota Hotel in lovely Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We will be hosting two days of networking and professional […]

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

Soil has long been confused with land. It is but one part of land. For conservation purposes land must be regarded in terms of all its component parts: soil, slope, climate, susceptibility to depreciation by erosion, over-cropping or other processes of deterioration.

Wendell Berry

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Many farmers—most farmers, and that means millions—need some technical help in making the change to this more efficient, easier, and more productive type of farming, and they need also moral support and encouragement.