Keeping Lake Tahoe clean with bottom barriers

CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The Tahoe Resource Conservation District is partnering with The Tahoe Fund and Tahoe Water Suppliers Association to control invasive aquatic weeds. “What we are trying to do today is to kill these little aquatic invasive species here,” said Nicole Cartwright, Executive Director at Tahoe […]

Whatcom CD employee assists in fish rescue

WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD — With fish in trouble due to lack of stream flow, the agricultural community worked alongside the conservation and environmental community to help relocate the fish where water was still free flowing. Aneka Sweeney with Whatcom Conservation District joined crews from @Whatcomctygov and @CityofBhamWA to […]

Presentation: Shared Space Initiative

OREGON, Benton SWCD — Yesterday, Holly Crosson of Benton SWCD (Corvallis, Oregon) presented an idea on sharing space to the conservation commissions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. What is a shared space center? It is a physical place (usually a building or campus) where mission-driven organizations intentionally share […]

Presentation: NCDEA’s Strategic Priorities

NCDEA Pacific Region Representative Tom Salzer gave this presentation to the conservation commissions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.  Those commissions meet together from time to time to discuss their programs and explore opportunities to leverage the work each is doing. The presentation as […]

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Theodore Roosevelt

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.

Hugh Hammond Bennett, 1947

Take care of the land and the land will take care of you.

Aldo Leopold

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