Job: Natural Resource Planner

WASHINGTON, Okanogan CD – The Okanogan Conservation District is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Natural Resource Planner position to help address our significant workload. The incumbent in this position will work closely with local landowners, coworkers, conservation partners, and others to develop and implement voluntary conservation […]

Jobs: Natural Resource Planner and Conservation Program Support Specialist

WASHINGTON, Whidbey Island CD – Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting applications for two full-time, non-exempt salaried, & benefited positions: Natural Resource Planner and Conservation Program Support Specialist. The Natural Resource Planner is a full-time, non-exempt, salaried, benefitted position that reports directly to the District Manager. Individual must be able to build and […]

New website and network for NCDEA

We Make Conservation Better The new website for the National Conservation District Employees Association boldly states we make conservation better.  How?  Through collaboration, communication, and championing local conservation. NCDEA’s new website at https://ncdea.us was developed to help inform people about what NCDEA is and what it does. Partnerships […]

Deadline extended for multiple FSA farm programs

On December 22, 2018, federal funding expired which caused many federal offices to close.  FSA County Offices remained open through December 28, 2018. On January 22, 2019, USDA announced that FSA offices nationwide would reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in […]

Hawaii winners of annual poster contest

HAWAII, East and West Kauai SWCD – J.W. Nelson of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts, Jenni Scotti of the East and West Kauai Soil and Water Conservation District, and Peter Tausend of the East and West Kauai Soil and Water Conservation District, present the winners of the […]

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.