CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD – Johnson Meadow, Truckee River’s largest privately-owned section, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.The recent $8.315 million purchase of the 206-acre property now allows for a collaborative effort to restore the river, its wildlife habitat, and its public access.
NATIONAL – The U.S. Senate is poised to vote on a $145.1 billion agriculture appropriations bill for fiscal year 2019. The proposal passed unanimously out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 11. It details $121.8 billion in mandatory program funding and $23.3 billion in discretionary spending…
WASHINGTON, Palouse CD – Lincoln Middle School science teacher Marla Haugen was recently awarded a $10,000 Innovation Grant award by the Pullman Education Foundation for her Spartan Seed to Feed project…Twelve raised beds with gravel pathways will be constructed with the help of students, volunteers from the Palouse […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Oregon white oak is a good alternative to the many Douglas fir forests found in the Willamette Valley…If you are interested in or would like assistance with oak habitat restoration, please contact Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District at 503-210-6000.
NATIONAL – On March 31, NACD announced over 200 positions funded in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to deliver technical assistance to landowners in 45 states and three territories. The majority of the work carried out with these grants is devoted to conservation planning and […]
WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – The Clallam Conservation District and Olympic Peninsula Equestrian Network (OPEN) farrier Joe Marceau will hold a free workshop for horse owners Thursday…During the workshop, conservation staff will provide pasture management tips including rotational grazing, mowing and proper winter care of pastures, as well as […]
WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – Clallam County Environmental Health has set a Pollution Identification and Correction Project update for 5 p.m. Friday, June 8. Members of the public are invited to interact with project partners, hear highlights and water quality results, as well as learn about Conservation District programs […]
GENERAL – This article is posted because so many soil and water conservation districts have received public records requests from OpenTheBooks.com. Your state agency should be able to guide your conservation district in responding to these requests.