OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Faced with climate change, a growing population and aging infrastructure, the state of Oregon is reaching out to local communities for ideas to ensure clean and abundant water supplies over the next 100 years. Clair Klock, who has served for 21 years as a […]
Tom has worked with conservation districts since 1992, managing district operations and providing statewide help on governance, technology, and accountability issues. He has been a board director of a state association of conservation districts and the president of a statewide employee's association. Tom is the General Manager for the Clackamas Soil and Water 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 […]
WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – Eighty volunteers showed up to an ocean shoreline in northern Washington to plant trees that will enhance salmon habitat. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the volunteers Saturday planted 1,400 native Sitka spruce, crabapple and shore pine on a 3-acre (1.2-hectare) strip on March Point […]
WASHINGTON, Grant County CD – The Moses Lake Watershed Council is holding a public meeting on Wednesday as it continues to seek short and long-term solutions to improve the health of the lake. “The Moses Lake Watershed Council’s goal is to assess current water quality conditions in the […]
WASHINGTON, Thurstcon CD – Thurston County commissioners this week approved the way Thurston Conservation District gets a third of its revenue for the next five years, a vote of confidence for the embattled agency. “I definitely think the district has been able to demonstrate to the taxpaying community […]
The Thurston Conservation District will take community input on its effort to update its five-year strategic plan at a public meeting next month. Source: Thurston Conservation District Holding Open Forum in Yelm to Update Strategic Plan | News | yelmonline.com