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The 2019 North Central and Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference is Open to All Conservation District Employees

Registration is open! The National Conservation District Employees Association is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 North Central/Northern Plains Regional Leadership Conference August 13-14 at the Ramkota Hotel in lovely Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We will be hosting two days of networking and professional […]

New website and network for NCDEA

We Make Conservation Better The new website for the National Conservation District Employees Association boldly states we make conservation better.  How?  Through collaboration, communication, and championing local conservation. NCDEA’s new website at https://ncdea.us was developed to help inform people about what NCDEA is and what it does. Partnerships […]

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 […]

The Amazing Ability of Pasture Grass to Sequester Carbon

CALIFORNIA – “We completed our Carbon Farm Plan in January 2016,” Chamberlin said, “with a great network and team of people from the CEC, the Cachuma Resource Conservation District, the county Air Pollution Control District, the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, UCSB, [UC] Berkeley, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), […]