1 – NCDEA Meetings The National Conservation District Employees Association (NCDEA) has been very active since the National Association of Conservation District’s (NACD) annual meeting in Nashville at the end of January 2018. (I did not get as much from the Nashville meeting as I had hoped because […]
CALIFORNIA – The eight-year old local Cash for Grass program has paid $800,000 in rebates to 1,267 customers…These customers have converted 1.3 million square feet of Napa’s water-wasting landscapes into water-wise gardens.
WASHINGTON – The Snohomish Conservation District held its Better Ground Showcase honoring local individuals, businesses and nonprofits for their work to conserve natural resources.
The farm bill is a near trillion dollar, 600-plus page legislative package that governs all aspects of the American food and agriculture system and comes up for debate only once every five or so years.
WASHINGTON – Mt. Olympus Chapter Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW) and Olympic National Park are sponsoring a Share the Trail event for hikers, runners, bicycle riders, horse and mule riders and packers, and llama packers.
OREGON – The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is offering an exciting career opportunity for a dedicated professional to serve as the Chief of Finance and Operations (CFO) for EMSWCD’s Finance and Operations Program.
OREGON – EMSWCD has listed for sale a farm property currently in its ownership…EMSWCD evaluated a number of options for future use of the property, and determined that a resale of the property would meet the greatest number of objectives in the most cost effective manner.
CALIFORNIA – “We completed our Carbon Farm Plan in January 2016,” Chamberlin said, “with a great network and team of people from the CEC, the Cachuma Resource Conservation District, the county Air Pollution Control District, the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, UCSB, [UC] Berkeley, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), […]