Stemple Creek​ Cleanup Slated This Week In West Marin

CALIFORNIA, Marin RCD – Discarded vehicles, home appliances, household furniture and more than 100 tires will be removed from an unnamed tributary of Stemple Creek in west Marin County this week. The Marin Resource Conservation District and Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program are spearheading the Aug. 13-16 […]

Spokane Conservation District rates to increase

WASHINGTON, Spokane CD – The assessment the Spokane Conservation District charges landowners will increase next year. Spokane County commissioners approved increasing the per parcel rate from $5 to $10. All county landowners pay the assessment. “It’s become necessary for us just with the volume of work we do […]

Vets on Farm program buys refrigerated truck

WASHINGTON, Spokane CD – Veterans learning to farm through a Spokane Conservation District effort now have a refrigerated truck so they can deliver their produce to customers. The Spokane Conservation District Vets on the Farm recently purchased a used 1995 Ford F-800 for $8,000. The Northwest Golfers for […]

Judge sets aside removal of Conservation District leaders

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – Eric Johnson and Richard Mankamyer were removed from the Thurston Conservation District’s board of supervisors in February following a day-long hearing before the Washington State Conservation Commission. A Thurston County judge has set aside that decision. Source: Judge sets aside removal of Conservation District […]

Idaho issues $870,000 in flood-management grants

IDAHO, Idaho SWCD, Clearwater SWCD – A combined $870,000 in flood-management grants were approved July 26 at the Idaho Water Resource Board meeting in Rexburg. The recipients included: Idaho Soil & Water Conservation District, $159,436 for $330,524 project. Repair flood damage on Deer Creek Road caused by 2019 […]

Conservation Quotes

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Aldo Leopold

What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?

Aldo Leopold, 1949

Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants, and animals.

Aldo Leopold

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.