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Tom

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.

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 […]