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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Hugh Hammond Bennett

In other words, the treatment must fit not only the needs and adaptabilities of the land but the needs and adaptabilities of the farmer as well.

Aldo Leopold

What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?

Aldo Leopold, 1949

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