County approves tax to aid conservation district

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – The Skagit County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday morning a tax to help pay for the Skagit Conservation District’s services, which include forestry, education and assistance to farm owners. Property owners in Skagit County will pay $5 a parcel a year, forest land […]

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Hugh Hammond Bennett, 1947

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

Howard Warren Buffett

Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer’s most precious asset. A farmer’s productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil.

Aldo Leopold

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