Job Opportunity – District Manager – WICD

JOB POSTING EXPIRED WASHINGTON, Whidbey Island CD — Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting applications for a full-time, exempt, salaried, and benefited position of District Manager. The District Manager is a full-time, exempt, salaried, and benefited position located in Coupeville, Washington. This is a full time management and […]

NACD Statement on Farm Bill Conference Report

NACD STATEMENT ON FARM BILL CONFERENCE REPORT WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, Dec. 10, House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report. The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Brent Van Dyke issued the following statement on the bicameral agreement: “This is […]

Secretary Perdue Names New NRCS Chief

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In his role, Lohr will provide leadership for NRCS and its mission to […]

Conservation Quotes

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Hugh Hammond Bennett, 1947

Take care of the land and the land will take care of you.

Charles E. Kellogg, 1938

Essentially, all life depends upon the soil … There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together.

Unknown

Man, despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication and his many accomplishments, owes his existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.