Tag: Clark CD

Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

WASHINGTON – Funding the Clark Conservation District is essential if we wish to support that which we say we value…It is disheartening to have county councilors who fail to understand the Clark Conservation District’s benefits for all the people of Clark County. Source: Letter: Conservation district is worthwhile

Letter: Support conservation district

In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Clark Conservation District did an immense amount of work on Lockwood Creek bordering our property. Afterwards, the fish returned because their habitat had been restored, access to the creek was cleared, the integrity of the banks had been reinforced, animals could again cross […]

Letter: Support conservation district

WASHINGTON – I’ve always had a great deal of respect for the mission of the Clark Conservation District. I was not surprised by the Clark County Council decision to not “saddle taxpayers with another expense” (“Conservation district going broke,” April 4, The Columbian). Source: Letter: Support conservation district

In Our View: County Must Save Service

WASHINGTON – Since 1942, the Clark Conservation District has assisted local farmers and other landowners in preserving and effectively tilling their soil… Such services are provided for free, but officials say the district is endangered by a lack of funding. Its annual budget of approximately $350,000 is supported […]

Conservation fund ordinance fails

WASHINGTON – Members of the Board of County Councilors voted against a proposed ordinance that would have established a system of rates and charges to help provide a stable source of funding for the Clark Conservation District. Source: http://www.clarkcountytoday.com/news/conservation-funding-ordinance-fails/