Job: Outdoor School Coordinator, Oregon

OREGON, Calapooia Watershed Council – The Calapooia Watershed Council (CWC) seeks an energetic, passionate individual to serve as an Outdoor School (ODS) Coordinator. The Coordinator will work closely with teachers and school district employees to lead the Outdoor School programs for the Greater Albany and Central Linn School […]

Kitsap CD receives $494,500 to restore fish passage

WASHINGTON, Kitsap CD – The Brian Abbot Fish Barrier Removal Board has awarded some $25 million in grants for removing barriers to Washington’s migrating fish. Roughly $2.5 million will be awarded to Kitsap County and almost $500,000 to the Kitsap Conservation District. “These projects build on previous fish […]

Conservation district files tax request

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – The Skagit Conservation District submitted a tax request Thursday to the Skagit County Board of Commissioners to help pay for the district’s services. The request proposes that property owners pay $5 per parcel, owners of agricultural-natural resources land pay $1 per parcel, and forest […]

Job: Executive Director for Thurston CD

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – The Thurston Conservation District seeks to hire a full-time Executive Director. 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 […]

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.