Category: District News

In Our View: County Must Save Service

WASHINGTON – Since 1942, the Clark Conservation District has assisted local farmers and other landowners in preserving and effectively tilling their soil… Such services are provided for free, but officials say the district is endangered by a lack of funding. Its annual budget of approximately $350,000 is supported […]

Reeling it in

GUAM – A dozen aspiring fishermen proudly showcased their catch, lending truth to their fish tales as part of the 2018 Kids’ Freshwater Fishing Derby… Partners included the Southern Soil & Water Conservation District, the Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

Parma basin will reduce sediment in irrigation water

IDAHO – Getting dirt out of the water upstream will help irrigators and river cleanliness downstream, farmers and canal company representatives said as work on a custom-designed sediment basin began April 6 north of Parma, Idaho. Funding sources include $500,000 in matching funds from NRCS, and contributions from […]