IDAHO, OREGON, WASHINGTON – Citizens can join project to monitor and help improve fate of Northwest bumble bees.
Born this day in 1881, we say happy birthday to Hugh Hammond Bennett, known as the father of soil conservation! Source: The Father of Soil Conservation | American Experience | PBS
America’s farmers are digging soil like never before. A movement for “regenerative agriculture” is dedicated to building healthier soil and could even lead to a new eco-label on food. Source: A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a 21-minute video about Hugh Hammond Bennett and the creation of the Soil Erosion Service (now NRCS) and local conservation districts. If you are a conservationist, this video is worth your time.