San Mateo RCD to start dredging Butano Creek

CALIFORNIA, San Mateo RCD – Last Friday, the San Mateo Resource Conservation District officially marked the start of the dredging process along lower Butano Creek to alleviate flooding on Pescadero Creek Road and mass fish kills. Experts say the work won’t bring an end to flooding and it […]

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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Peter Maurin

It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil.

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.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

From every conceivable angle—economic, social, cultural, public health, national defense—conservation of natural resources is an objective on which all should agree.