Category: District News

Ecology committees on water exclude farmers 

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – …Snohomish Conservation District manager Monte Marti, whose district serves on one committee, said staff members sometime wear a “salmon recovery hat,” but also are dedicated to preserving agriculture. No one organization, including conservation districts or the Farm Bureau, can claim to represent all farmers, […]

Snohomish Conservation District Seeks Executive Director

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – 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 communication and interpersonal skills, which incorporate a collaborative style, are essential […]

Crews clean up Garrison Creek

WASHINGTON, Walla Walla County CD – The Walla Walla County Conservation District and Washington Conservation Corps recently cleared trash, sediment, blackberry brambles and reed canary grass near Garrison and Pioneer middle schools, said Lynda Oosterhuis, county Conservation District resource technician. The Wildhorse Foundation, a community benefit fund established […]

‘Soil Your Undies’ deemed a success

OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Last summer Clackamas Soil and Conservation District began a campaign to persuade landowners to “soil their undies” in an effort to determine the health of the soil in their garden. According to Lisa Kilders, education and outreach program manager, “Being the first year for […]