CALIFORNIA, Marin RCD – The knowledge and tools to sequester carbon on farmland have blossomed rapidly in California; now farmers and ranchers just need funding to make it happen…Nancy Scolari, the executive director of the Marin Resource Conservation District, says it has been interesting to see carbon farming go […]
WASHINGTON, San Juan Islands CD – Congratulations to the graduates of the inaugural “Leave No Trace Train the Trainer” course in the San Juan Islands…Meghan Herold led the small group of six trainees through two intense but fun-filled days of both classroom and outdoor activities at Shaw Island’s […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – Employees of the Thurston Conservation District (TCD) have joined the Washington Federation of State Employees. Thurston CD employees are the first conservation district in Washington State (and perhaps the nation) to organize. WFSE reports TCD employees will begin negotiating their own contract soon.
WASHINGTON, Pierce CD – The City Council appointed a new face to the Tacoma Public Utilities board on Tuesday, passing on people with experience at the utility and marking a shift in direction for the five-member board…Christine Cooley, who works for the Pierce Conservation District and has chaired […]
WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – Dianna Atterbury is purposely smothering her once lush green lawn with cardboard and mulch…A Veterans Conservation Corps crew for the Snohomish Conservation District’s Lawns to Lettuce project transformed her front yard this year. The program helps homeowners build an “edible food oasis” on their […]
CALIFORNIA, Solano RCD, Yolo County RCD – Congratulations to the Yolo County Resource Conservation District, Solano Resource Conservation District, the Putah Creek Council, Yolo County, California and Cache Creek Conservancy/Nature Preserve on their recent grant award from the Wildlife Conservation Board to plan for large scale removal of […]
CALIFORNIA, Cachuma RCD – Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara County, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of compost and cattle, native grasses can sequester organic carbon, enriching the soil and removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere…The […]
CALIFORNIA, Solano RCD – The water in Lake Berryessa is blue and deep. Thousands come every year to enjoy the beauty of the area and activities on the lake. As a source of drinking water for thousands of residents in Solano County, it is important to keep the […]