WASHINGTON, Clark CD — “Our farm is not only for farming but for keeping natural wildlife habitat,” Brenda Calvert said. “We’re working with habitat, not stripping it away.” Developing that connection with the environment has come in large part from the connection the Calverts have had with the […]
The 2018 joint meeting of the NACD Southwest and Pacific Regions will take place Sept. 17 – 20 in Kennewick, Wash., hosted by the Washington Association of Conservation Districts. Click here to register – early registration ends Sept. 1. Hotel: SpringHill Suites in Kennewick, Wash. Hotel rooms can […]
NACD President Brent Van Dyke wrote on June 12, 2018 to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders about the Farm Bill. Van Dyke expressed NACD’s support for the work and time spent by the committee and for supporting conservation programs. NACD expressed concern with funding for the Regional Conservation Partnership […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD – Johnson Meadow, Truckee River’s largest privately-owned section, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.The recent $8.315 million purchase of the 206-acre property now allows for a collaborative effort to restore the river, its wildlife habitat, and its public access.
NATIONAL – The 2018 NACD Summer Conservation Forum and Tour and Southeast Region meeting will occur Aug. 3 – 8, 2018 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Va. To book your room, click here or call 1-800-261-9530 and say you’re with the 2018 NACD Summer Leadership Conference.
OREGON -The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District has acquired 14 acres next to its Headwaters Incubator Farm on the outskirts of Gresham, enabling the district to serve more would-be farmers.
WASHINGTON – A $200,000 grant will fund a project that will use microbial source tracking to find out where the fecal coliform bacteria contamination in Pierce County shellfish is coming from. A project funded by the State Conservation Commission will trace fecal contamination back to its source, be […]
IDAHO – Jordan Dyck, owner/producer at Homestead Produce, has been named Boundary County Conservation Farmer of the Year 2018 by the Boundary Soil Conservation District.