Tag: Idaho

Idaho issues $870,000 in flood-management grants

IDAHO, Idaho SWCD, Clearwater SWCD – A combined $870,000 in flood-management grants were approved July 26 at the Idaho Water Resource Board meeting in Rexburg. The recipients included: Idaho Soil & Water Conservation District, $159,436 for $330,524 project. Repair flood damage on Deer Creek Road caused by 2019 […]

NRCS office in Orofino on verge of closing

IDAHO, Clearwater SWCD – The Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to close its Orofino office, leaving Clearwater County as the only county in the area without an NRCS office. The NRCS hosts both the Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District and the Idaho Soil and Water Commission offices, […]

Districts bring conservation efforts down to earth

IDAHO, Twin Falls SWCD — Third-generation farmer Lance Griff wanted to improve the soil health and conserve water on the 3,700 acres he farms with his father…He believed planting cover crops and using no-till farming practices would help achieve those goals. His interest in them landed him at […]