USDA Seeks Public Comments on Conservation Practice Standards

Conservation district employees: you are uniquely qualified to provide comments on practice standards! NRCS is requesting public comments on how to improve conservation practice standards that support programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and Conservation Stewardship Program, which help producers cover part of the costs for […]

Fuels Reduction & Fire Prevention Education Program Coordinator position reopened

CALIFORNIA, Glenn County RCD – According to the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts, this position announcement has been re-opened.  The application deadline is March 15, 2019. Source: We are hiring! Fuels Reduction & Fire Prevention Education Program Coordinator – Glenn County Resource Conservation DistrictGlenn County Resource Conservation […]

Clark CD seeking stewardship forester

WASHINGTON, Clark CD – The District is currently hiring for a Stewardship Forester position. Screening for this position begins March 14th, 2019. Please see job description and submit a resume, cover letter (including where you saw the position listed), and list of references to zoppenheimer@clarkcd.org in PDF format. […]

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Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.

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

Many farmers—most farmers, and that means millions—need some technical help in making the change to this more efficient, easier, and more productive type of farming, and they need also moral support and encouragement.