Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

WASHINGTON – Funding the Clark Conservation District is essential if we wish to support that which we say we value…It is disheartening to have county councilors who fail to understand the Clark Conservation District’s benefits for all the people of Clark County. Source: Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

April 17, 2018: What to Know

IDAHO – Reforestation efforts have begun on private lands burned by the massive 2015 Clearwater Complex fire. Workers with the Idaho Department of Lands, in partnership with the Idaho County Soil and Water Conservation District, are expected to plant approximately 27,000 Ponderosa Pine seedlings on 90 acres of private land scorched […]

Job: Natural Resources Engineer – Lake Stevens, WA

WASHINGTON – The primary responsibility of the Natural Resource Engineer is to provide natural resource engineering services to landowners and staff to the four Conservation Districts within the engineering cluster. The District seeks a candidate who is or can be licensed in Washington State as a Professional Engineer […]

Job: Hood River SWCD Seeking New District Manager, Oregon

OREGON – The Hood River SWCD is seeking a new District Manager. The Manager is responsible for supervising SWCD and Hood River Watershed Group staff and volunteers, preparing budgets and funding proposals, managing payroll and finances, and coordinating the delivery of technical, educational and financial assistance to landowners, producers, government […]

Conservation Quotes

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

Soil has long been confused with land. It is but one part of land. For conservation purposes land must be regarded in terms of all its component parts: soil, slope, climate, susceptibility to depreciation by erosion, over-cropping or other processes of deterioration.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.

Unknown

Man, despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication and his many accomplishments, owes his existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.