WASHINGTON, San Juan Islands CD — In furthering the work towards protecting island natural resources, the San Juan Islands Conservation District has received a grant from the Washington State Department of Health to improve water quality within shellfish growing areas. The grant, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s […]
WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD — A free workshop titled “Sound Horsekeeping: Equine Farm Planning,” part of the Whatcom Conservation District 2018-19 Farm Speakers Series, starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in Sunset Farm Equine Park, 7981 Blaine Rd. The special guests will be Michael Hipp, equine conservation planner […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The largest privately-owned section of the Upper Truckee River, Johnson Meadow, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe RCD, setting the stage for the most ambitious restoration effort in the Lake Tahoe Basin, according to a press release.
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — As Petaluma’s new groundwater regulatory agency turns one, there is good news for residents living in the Petaluma groundwater basin. Preliminary tests show the basin is relatively healthy…The agency’s $470,000 annual budget comes from contributions from the city of Petaluma, Sonoma County, the water […]
WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD — The New family knew nothing about forestry. Now they’ve been named the state’s top tree farmers. The family also restored fish habitat along a tributary of Pilchuck Creek. A biologist pointed out juvenile coho salmon. The News worked with the Snohomish Conservation District to […]
ALASKA, Fairbanks SWCD — The winner of the Giant Cabbage Weigh-In, sponsored by the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District, will take home $500 thanks to the Alaska Farm Bureau Fairbanks Chapter. The possibility of winning big prize money is sure to bring in a few more entries, […]
GUAM, Guam Soil and Water Conservation Districts — Education is underway once again: At the end of the month, the Guam Soil and Water Conservation Districts will hold the 6th Annual Educators Symposium on Conservation at UOG [editor: University of Guam] to promote stewardship of Guam’s land and […]
CALIFORNIA, Yolo County RCD — CreekSpeak, Putah Creek Council’s six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture, and history of our region, dives into local plant issues on Thursday…with “Giant Reed: A Growing Problem in Our Creeks.” Yolo County Resource Conservation District Executive Director Heather Nichols and […]