WSCC Farmland Preservation Newsletter

WASHINGTON – The Washington State Conservation Commission publishes a great monthly newsletter to focuses on protecting and preserving farmland. It is always a wealth of great information. Here’s the first paragraph in the March 2019 edition: As the legislature continues in their 105-day legislative session, key cutoffs for […]

NRCS office in Orofino on verge of closing

IDAHO, Clearwater SWCD – The Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to close its Orofino office, leaving Clearwater County as the only county in the area without an NRCS office. The NRCS hosts both the Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District and the Idaho Soil and Water Commission offices, […]

Conservation Quotes

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Theodore Roosevelt

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.

Aldo Leopold, 1949

Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants, and animals.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Too many people have lost sight of the fact that productive soil is essential to the production of food.