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 […]
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working with partners through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program to provide financial and technical assistance for landowners and producers wanting to improve water quality and salmon habitat in the Puget Sound…For more information, contact Meghan Adamire, […]
OREGON – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is teaming up with the Columbia Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to develop a watershed plan that would improve water quality and enhance fish and wildlife habitat within a portion of […]
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) was built, quite literally, from the ground up. Originally known as the Soil Erosion Service in 1933 then the Soil Conservation Service starting in April of 1935, the agency was created in response to the high rates of soil erosion seen across […]
3 Oregon Soil and Water Conservation Districts earn statewide recognition for outstanding service | NRCS Oregon
OREGON – The Yamhill SWCD and the Illinois Valley SWCD received the District Partnership Award, and Cindy Thieman from the Hood River SWCD received the District Employee Partnership Award.
Quoted from the weekly eResource published by the National Association of Conservation Districts: