NACD Annual Report Features CARCD, King CD

CALIFORNIA and WASHINGTON – The National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Report was just released and CARCD is featured for their work on tree mortality in the Sierra Nevadas (page 32). The King Conservation District helped convert a parking lot into a multicultural community garden (page 26). Download […]

Third-graders get up-close look at agriculture in the valley

WASHINGTON – Approximately 400 third-graders from the Kittitas Valley attended the 17th annual Elementary Agriculture Appreciation Day on Tuesday at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg. Mark Crowley, conservation planner for the Kittitas County Conservation District and coordinator for the event, summed up the total participation for […]

Pesticide Collection Event to be Held in Molalla

OREGON – Bring your old, restricted, or unusable pesticides to Molalla on June 1, 2018 for our FREE Agricultural Pesticide Event. Registration is required…This event is sponsored by Clackamas SWCD, Pudding River Watershed Council, Marion SWCD, City of Molalla, and the Oregon Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Quality. Source: Pesticide […]

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.