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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.

New tack store fundraises for horses

WASHINGTON – The Olympic Peninsula Equine Network is celebrating the opening of its new Western Treasures and Used Tack store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…OPEN will host a Clallam Conservation District workshop on the dangers of spring grass at 3 p.m. on May 31.

Salmon project planned for Britt Slough

WASHINGTON – A salmon habitat restoration project is being planned for Britt Slough, a side channel of the Skagit River to the west of the river’s south fork. Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, the state Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Skagit Conservation District are working together on the […]

World Environment Day planned at Lake Berryessa

CALIFORNIA – The 8th annual World Environment Day at Lake Berryessa Cleanup is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, at Markley Cove Resort…The Bureau of Reclamation, Anheuser Busch Brewery in Fairfield and Solano Resource Conservation District organize the cleanup, and Markley Cove Resort hauls […]

Water experts recommend conservation

OREGON – It’s looking like maintaining an adequate water supply will not be an issue this spring and summer in Hood River County — as long as users do their part to conserve…“I’ve talked to different irrigation managers and early in the winter season and they were sweating […]