CALIFORNIA, Feather River RCD – The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board approved $11.8 million in grants for projects that will reduce wildfire risk, protect water supplies and restore forest and watershed health in the Sierra Nevada region. The projects support the goals and objectives of the Sierra […]
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.
CALIFORNIA, RCD of Tehama County – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, created to bring about conservation conversations in the community, is coming to the State Theatre Saturday. The event benefits the Tehama Conservation Fund, the non-profit arm of the Resource Conservation District of Tehama County. Source: Outdoors […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – A federal judge dismissed a claim Friday by two farmers who allege the Washington State Conservation Commission violated their constitutional rights, likely sending to state court the dispute over their ouster as Thurston Conservation District supervisors…The conservation commission voted Johnson and Mankamyer off the […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Today, the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District’s budget officer released the proposed budget and the budget message for fiscal year 2019-2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). Because the District receives a voter-approved property tax levy, we are required to follow Oregon […]
WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD – A preliminary count of ballots in Tuesday’s Whatcom County Conservation Board election shows challenger Valeri Wade ahead of incumbent Theresa Sygitowicz by more than 1,000 votes. Source: Valeri Wade takes strong lead in Conservation Board election | 790 KGMI
OREGON – Oregon lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday to fund a new program that would provide state grants for projects to protect and conserve farmland. The House Committee on Agriculture and Land Use voted 5-0 to send House Bill 2729 to the Legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee, […]