Judge denies claim by former Thurston conservation supervisors

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – A federal judge dismissed a claim Friday by two farmers who allege the Washington State Conservation Commission violated their constitutional rights, likely sending to state court the dispute over their ouster as Thurston Conservation District supervisors…The conservation commission voted Johnson and Mankamyer off the […]

Conservation videos from Washington State

The creative folks at the Washington State Conservation Commission have partnered with NXNW Productions and the show Washington Grown to produce short videos about conservation district success stories. The most recent video aired last week during an episode of Washington Grown and featured Spokane CD’s outstanding Vets on […]

Conservation Quotes

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Theodore Roosevelt

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.

Aldo Leopold, 1949

Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants, and animals.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Too many people have lost sight of the fact that productive soil is essential to the production of food.