Category: District News

Skagit Conservation District selected for state grant

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – Fines paid for water quality violations in Washington in the last few years will fund a project on the Skagit River. The Washington Department of Ecology considered 32 grant requests from local governments, utility districts and fisheries enhancement groups across the state, but only […]

Plumas Audubon awarded $100,000 grant

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 […]

Outdoors film festival to benefit conservation work

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 […]

Judge denies claim by former Thurston conservation supervisors

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 […]