Placer removes dead and dying trees in Foresthill

CALIFORNIA, Placer County RCD — Work to remove dead and dying trees threatening county roadways began this week as Placer County continues to manage the tree death crisis in its forestlands…Hazardous trees on private property are the responsibility of the property owner to remove, and some assistance is […]

Job: Seasonal Educator for Solano RCD

CALIFORNIA, Solano RCD — The Solano Resource Conservation District is hiring a Seasonal Educator for its award winning environmental education program to provide classroom and/or field trip instruction for the Suisun Marsh Watershed Program, the School Water Education Program (SWEP), the High School Biomonitoring Program and/or the Watershed […]

Letter: Fund our conservation district

NCDEA Pacific Region Representation — I support the Clark Conservation District’s request for funding. Conservation districts work with landowners who want and need help with natural-resource issues. The help that districts provide is voluntary and nonregulatory; we work with people who want to work with us. For most […]

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

From every conceivable angle—economic, social, cultural, public health, national defense—conservation of natural resources is an objective on which all should agree.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

In other words, the treatment must fit not only the needs and adaptabilities of the land but the needs and adaptabilities of the farmer as well.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.