Districts Bring the Pieces Together – NACD

WASHINGTON – Several years ago, Doug Rushton had an idea. Some conservation districts in his home state of Washington had a forester on staff, but others did not. What if those without could borrow the neighboring district’s forester? What if Washington’s conservation districts could share resources to get […]

05-10-18 Inside the BARN with NACD CEO Jeremy Peters…

NATIONAL – Joining the CO Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to discuss National Stewardship Week and other topics is the Jeremy Peters, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Conservation Districts… Topics within the interview include: National Stewardship Week Recap Farm Bill Update […]

Job Opportunities | RCD Of Monterey County

CALIFORNIA – We are seeking proposals from qualified contractors to conduct herbicide application on scattered Arundo donax and Tamarix parviflora plants along approximately 20 miles of river under permits and funding obtained for the Salinas River Arundo Control Program.

New tack store fundraises for horses

WASHINGTON – The Olympic Peninsula Equine Network is celebrating the opening of its new Western Treasures and Used Tack store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…OPEN will host a Clallam Conservation District workshop on the dangers of spring grass at 3 p.m. on May 31.

Salmon project planned for Britt Slough

WASHINGTON – A salmon habitat restoration project is being planned for Britt Slough, a side channel of the Skagit River to the west of the river’s south fork. Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, the state Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Skagit Conservation District are working together on the […]

Conservation Quotes

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Theodore Roosevelt

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

Aldo Leopold, 1949

Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants, and animals.

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.