A multi-agency and multi-disciplinary team was awarded a PDP grant from Western SARE to host a total of eight training events in western Oregon and Washington in 2017 focused on training ag professionals. The team has developed and is now publishing the Western Oregon and Washington Pasture Calendar […]
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.
Marion Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is currently seeking an experienced individual to work full-time as an Agricultural Conservation Planner. The position and office are in Salem, Oregon.
Join conservationists around the country on October 24, 2017 to learn about Oregon’s strategic approach to conservation.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a 21-minute video about Hugh Hammond Bennett and the creation of the Soil Erosion Service (now NRCS) and local conservation districts. If you are a conservationist, this video is worth your time.
The Oregon Conservation Education and Assistance Network – OCEAN – has issued a Request For Proposals for event planning services for their CONNECT 2018 training and networking event in Oregon.
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, I provided an NCDEA report to attendees at the NACD Pacific Region meeting in Tucson, Arizona. For those who could not attend, the presentation I prepared is shared below.
Recently, a small group of conservation district employees collaborated on standardizing – or “federating” – hashtags for use in social media posts. We present the result of this collaboration as an in-progress update. Suggestions to improve the concept and recommended hashtags will be welcome! Download the document in PDF […]
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – BOOKKEEPER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Clallam Conservation District is accepting applications for a half-time Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to perform full-charge bookkeeping and general office administration. Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office required. Starting pay DOQ. Excellent benefits. Click here for job description and application. Applications must be received at […]