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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.

KCCD is hiring!

WASHINGTON – The Kittitas County Conservation District is seeking applicants for a full-time temporary position funded through at least 12/31/18. This position focuses on learning the conservation planning process, Farm Bill programs, and local conservation practices and then using that knowledge (under the guidance of experienced planners) to […]

Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

WASHINGTON – Funding the Clark Conservation District is essential if we wish to support that which we say we value…It is disheartening to have county councilors who fail to understand the Clark Conservation District’s benefits for all the people of Clark County. Source: Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

April 17, 2018: What to Know

IDAHO – Reforestation efforts have begun on private lands burned by the massive 2015 Clearwater Complex fire. Workers with the Idaho Department of Lands, in partnership with the Idaho County Soil and Water Conservation District, are expected to plant approximately 27,000 Ponderosa Pine seedlings on 90 acres of private land scorched […]

Job: Natural Resources Engineer – Lake Stevens, WA

WASHINGTON – The primary responsibility of the Natural Resource Engineer is to provide natural resource engineering services to landowners and staff to the four Conservation Districts within the engineering cluster. The District seeks a candidate who is or can be licensed in Washington State as a Professional Engineer […]

Job: Hood River SWCD Seeking New District Manager, Oregon

OREGON – The Hood River SWCD is seeking a new District Manager. The Manager is responsible for supervising SWCD and Hood River Watershed Group staff and volunteers, preparing budgets and funding proposals, managing payroll and finances, and coordinating the delivery of technical, educational and financial assistance to landowners, producers, government […]