Ecology committees on water exclude farmers 

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – …Snohomish Conservation District manager Monte Marti, whose district serves on one committee, said staff members sometime wear a “salmon recovery hat,” but also are dedicated to preserving agriculture. No one organization, including conservation districts or the Farm Bureau, can claim to represent all farmers, […]

RCD is Hiring – Forester – Napa County RCD

CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD – Are you interested in conserving, protecting, and restoring natural resources? Do you get excited about making a positive impact in your community? If so, we invite you to take advantage of an opportunity to use your skills to build a better future for […]

Snohomish Conservation District Seeks Executive Director

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by the Board of Supervisors and coordinates all aspects of the District’s work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which incorporate a collaborative style, are essential […]

The 2019 North Central and Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference is Open to All Conservation District Employees

Registration is open! The National Conservation District Employees Association is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 North Central/Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference August 13-14 at the Ramkota Hotel in lovely Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We will be hosting two days of networking and professional […]

Conservation Quotes

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Aldo Leopold

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.

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.

Howard Warren Buffett

Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer’s most precious asset. A farmer’s productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil.