WASHINGTON, Thurstcon CD — Two Western Washington farmers say they will defend themselves against claims that they have damaged the Thurston Conservation District’s finances and reputation and should be removed from the district’s board of supervisors. Eric Johnson and Richard Mankamyer are accused in a report released […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD — After a months-long investigation into leaders of the Thurston Conservation District, state officials are recommending two members of the conservation board of supervisors be removed from office. Staff for the Washington State Conservation Commission began investigating complaints against board members late last year. In […]
GUAM, Guam SWCDs — Calling all teachers – If you want to learn more about water conservation on island and receive curriculum resources to use in the classroom, the Guam Soil and Water Conservation Districts are holding their 6th Annual Educators Symposium on Conservation next week.
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — Federal, state and local officials had the opportunity to tour one of several local watershed health projects made possible through funding grants administered through the Tuolumne-Stanislaus Integrated Regional Water Management Authority…Among plans over the next two years at Middle Three Meadow, the second stop, […]
WASHINGTON, San Juan Islands CD — In furthering the work towards protecting island natural resources, the San Juan Islands Conservation District has received a grant from the Washington State Department of Health to improve water quality within shellfish growing areas. The grant, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s […]
WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD — A free workshop titled “Sound Horsekeeping: Equine Farm Planning,” part of the Whatcom Conservation District 2018-19 Farm Speakers Series, starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in Sunset Farm Equine Park, 7981 Blaine Rd. The special guests will be Michael Hipp, equine conservation planner […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD — The largest privately-owned section of the Upper Truckee River, Johnson Meadow, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe RCD, setting the stage for the most ambitious restoration effort in the Lake Tahoe Basin, according to a press release.
CALIFORNIA, Sonoma RCD — As Petaluma’s new groundwater regulatory agency turns one, there is good news for residents living in the Petaluma groundwater basin. Preliminary tests show the basin is relatively healthy…The agency’s $470,000 annual budget comes from contributions from the city of Petaluma, Sonoma County, the water […]