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 […]

World Environment Day planned at Lake Berryessa

CALIFORNIA – The 8th annual World Environment Day at Lake Berryessa Cleanup is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, at Markley Cove Resort…The Bureau of Reclamation, Anheuser Busch Brewery in Fairfield and Solano Resource Conservation District organize the cleanup, and Markley Cove Resort hauls […]

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.

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.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

From every conceivable angle—economic, social, cultural, public health, national defense—conservation of natural resources is an objective on which all should agree.