CALIFORNIA – “We completed our Carbon Farm Plan in January 2016,” Chamberlin said, “with a great network and team of people from the CEC, the Cachuma Resource Conservation District, the county Air Pollution Control District, the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, UCSB, [UC] Berkeley, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), […]
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 – The original idea to start a seed library came from another Master Gardener, Diana Pieti and in 2014, Yakima Master Gardeners and the North Yakima Conservation District partnered to provide land, water, and start-up funds for a vegetable garden of open pollinated and heirloom varieties…
WASHINGTON – A half day gardening workshop will be held in Moses Lake on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center, 900 E. Yonezawa Blvd.
CALIFORNIA – In 2017, the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District (IERCD) located in Southern California was awarded funding through the National Association of Conservation Districts’ (NACD) Urban Agriculture Conservation (UAC) Initiative to develop a community supported agriculture (CSA) program. Source: California District Brings Fresh Veggies to Low-Income Communities […]
OREGON – For two years, the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District has distributed mason bee nesting boxes to local landowners in order to increase the population of this native species and boost crop yields.
WASHINGTON – Several farmers, businesses and the district manager were honored April 12 in Mukilteo, Wash., at the Snohomish Conservation District’s Better Ground Showcase.