Free equine workshop set for Thursday

WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – The Clallam Conservation District and Olympic Peninsula Equestrian Network (OPEN) farrier Joe Marceau will hold a free workshop for horse owners Thursday…During the workshop, conservation staff will provide pasture management tips including rotational grazing, mowing and proper winter care of pastures, as well as […]

Community news briefs — Sequim Gazette

WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – Clallam County Environmental Health has set a Pollution Identification and Correction Project update for 5 p.m. Friday, June 8. Members of the public are invited to interact with project partners, hear highlights and water quality results, as well as learn about Conservation District programs […]

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.

Theodore Roosevelt

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Soil has long been confused with land. It is but one part of land. For conservation purposes land must be regarded in terms of all its component parts: soil, slope, climate, susceptibility to depreciation by erosion, over-cropping or other processes of deterioration.