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 […]

Job: Communications and Outreach Specialist in Spokane, WA

UPDATE September 4, 2018: This position has been filled. WASHINGTON, Spokane CD — This position is responsible for marketing and communications activities including special events and internal communications with staff and board.  The person occupying this position must perform routine duties with limited supervision and according to standard […]

Keeping Lake Tahoe clean with bottom barriers

CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The Tahoe Resource Conservation District is partnering with The Tahoe Fund and Tahoe Water Suppliers Association to control invasive aquatic weeds. “What we are trying to do today is to kill these little aquatic invasive species here,” said Nicole Cartwright, Executive Director at Tahoe […]

Conservation Quotes

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Peter Maurin

It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Out of the long list of nature’s gifts to man, none is perhaps so utterly essential to human life as soil.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.