CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD — The Napa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) will promote soil health assessments and field trial monitoring to support soil health management system adoption in California’s North Coast vineyards. “This is indeed very exciting and a huge breakthrough for the RCDs in the Northern […]
WASHINGTON, Whidbey Island CD — The Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting applications for a full-time, non-exempt position of Farm and Forest Natural Resource Specialist. This non-exempt regular position is located in Coupeville, Washington, and provides technical services to farmers and landowners to improve natural resource stewardship and […]
WASHINGTON, Benton CD — Rachel Little, Biologist and Outreach Coordinator for 15 years for Benton Conservation District, talks about salmon and dams. “Opponents of the Snake and Columbia River dams call for the removal of the dams in order to save salmon and restore their natural habitat; while […]
OREGON, Hood River SWCD — With both District Manager Jordan Kim and Financial Manager Anne Saxby stepping down from their respective positions at the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District (HR-SWCD), Heather Hendrixson has assumed the role of district manager, which has been restructured to include both […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program specialist position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Oct 14, 2016.
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — It’s a great way, they say, for local farmers and gardeners to test the health of their soil. “We were always interested in soil health and finding different ways we can outreach to not only growers or agricultural producers, but also homeowners — because […]
CALIFORNIA, Mendocino County RCD — Crews have been digging up the Ukiah High School parking lot much of the summer, but they’re not laying fresh asphalt. They’re putting in a water collection system designed to keep stormwater out of local creeks. Deborah Edelman of the Mendocino County Resource […]
WASHINGTON, Thurstcon CD — Two Western Washington farmers say they will defend themselves against claims that they have damaged the Thurston Conservation District’s finances and reputation and should be removed from the district’s board of supervisors. Eric Johnson and Richard Mankamyer are accused in a report released […]