NCDEA Pacific Region Representative Tom Salzer gave this presentation to the conservation commissions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Those commissions meet together from time to time to discuss their programs and explore opportunities to leverage the work each is doing. The presentation as […]
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.
Local volunteers are being sought for the annual Coastal Cleanup Day, returning for its 34th year in September.The Solano Resource Conservation District is serving as the countywide coordinator as various agencies are expected to host more than 60 cleanup sites in the county from 9 a.m. to noon, […]
CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD — The Napa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) will promote soil health assessments and field trial monitoring to support soil health management system adoption in California’s North Coast vineyards. “This is indeed very exciting and a huge breakthrough for the RCDs in the Northern […]
WASHINGTON, Whidbey Island CD — The Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting applications for a full-time, non-exempt position of Farm and Forest Natural Resource Specialist. This non-exempt regular position is located in Coupeville, Washington, and provides technical services to farmers and landowners to improve natural resource stewardship and […]
WASHINGTON, Benton CD — Rachel Little, Biologist and Outreach Coordinator for 15 years for Benton Conservation District, talks about salmon and dams. “Opponents of the Snake and Columbia River dams call for the removal of the dams in order to save salmon and restore their natural habitat; while […]
OREGON, Hood River SWCD — With both District Manager Jordan Kim and Financial Manager Anne Saxby stepping down from their respective positions at the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District (HR-SWCD), Heather Hendrixson has assumed the role of district manager, which has been restructured to include both […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program specialist position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Oct 14, 2016.
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — It’s a great way, they say, for local farmers and gardeners to test the health of their soil. “We were always interested in soil health and finding different ways we can outreach to not only growers or agricultural producers, but also homeowners — because […]