WASHINGTON, Pierce CD — Farmers on the Key Peninsula now have a person to turn to for assistance when needed. The [Pierce Conservation District] has a long history of collaboration with Key Peninsula landowners. With the help of volunteers from the community, PCD plants trees on the Key Peninsula […]
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — Since its formation in June 2017, the Sonoma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) has been grappling with the complicated question of how to fund itself while it develops – and then implements – a sustainability plan for the Sonoma Valley Basin’s groundwater over the […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The Fourth of July holiday and fireworks celebration brings a welcomed influx of boaters to the Lake Tahoe Basin…“Our boat inspectors have already found four vessels with invasive quagga mussels this season, which is a reminder of just how important the inspection process is […]
WASHINGTON, Spokane CD — The Greater Spokane River Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership is asking for applications for the Healthy Forest Reserve Program. The program facilitates the protection and restoration of forests on private land via easements and financial assistance, according to a news release from the Spokane Conservation District.
The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that makes modest modifications to existing farm programs while largely avoiding changes to food stamps, setting up a showdown with the House…GOP aides said the farm bill is expected to go to conference, where Senate and House leadership will try to […]
OREGON, Marion SWCD — The North Santiam Watershed Council is a non-governmental, non-regulatory body with the goal of improving the North Santiam River…Cities like Salem need it for drinking water, businesses like Norpac need it for production and landowners need it for farming. The purpose of the North Santiam […]
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — The end of Principal/Superintendent Rhonda Bellmer’s tenure is coming to close on June 30 with one final project to take her beloved West Side School to the next level. Thanks to donations and grants, the school now has a state-of-the-art rain catchment system, which […]
CALIFORNIA, Guadalupe-Coyote RCD — To hear Roger Castillo tell it, all of the City of San José — its million inhabitants, its sprawling residential neighborhoods, its glittery glass high-rises and office-park tech campuses — is more or less floating around on the backs of a bunch of salmon…Castillo […]