Job: Crop Farm Specialist at Pierce CD

From the Pierce Conservation District (Washington State) website: Nature & Purpose of the Position The position of Crop Farm Specialist exists to assist both organic and conventional crop farm owners and operators in Pierce County in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices using State Natural Resource Conservation […]

Job: Field Ecologist with Inland Empire RCD

From the IERCD website: Field Ecologist The Field Ecologist reports to and serves under the direct supervision of the District Manager and is responsible for assisting with habitat restoration tasks including maintenance and monitoring of IERCD mitigation and conservation easement sites. Habitat restoration tasks include invasive plant removal, […]

NCPP Announces New Peer-to-Peer Web Conference Series

The National Conservation Planning Partnership is excited to introduce a new peer-to-peer web conference series to support conservation planning staff and partners. Developed as part of a national priority to reinvigorate conservation planning, the interactive workshops will help to ensure that our field staff are fully engaged and […]

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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.