Thurston CD Employees Join Union

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.

Congratulations to Yolo County RCD and Solano RCD

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 […]

Carbon Farming coming to Central Coast

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 […]

Conservation Quotes

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Aldo Leopold

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.

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.

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.