WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – The Thurston Conservation District seeks to hire a full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by the Board of Supervisors and coordinates all aspects of the District’s work. Excellent […]
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, Cascadia CD – The Cascadia Conservation District received a $4,200 grant to help with their “Kids in the Creek and Forest” program. The money is part of the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office “No Child Left Inside” program to get kids outdoors. The CCD says “Kids […]
WASHINGTON, North Yakima CD – Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin. Fish once eliminated from the small tributary have returned. Obstacles to passage have been removed, and riparian vegetation provides a faster-flowing, cooler […]
OREGON, East Multnomah SWCD – The recently released Census of Agriculture shows that farmland is being lost in the Portland area at a rapid rate. The depletion can be attributed to several factors, including an aging farming population and increasing land costs. Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties saw […]
Conservation district educates Kirkland residents on responsible stewardship and shoreline restoration
WASHINGTON, King CD – The King Conservation District (KCD) partnered with Lake Washington Christian Church in Kirkland to educate residents on the importance of sustainability and responsible stewardship on June 26. The event allowed residents to tour a 2.5-acre shoreline restoration project that was once taken over by […]
CALIFORNIA, RCD of Tehama County – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation recently announced its grant awardees for the Healthy Soils Incentives Program and the State Water Efficiency Enhancement Program. The Resource Conservation District of Tehama County provided Climate Smart Agriculture […]