Spend three days with Oregon’s top conservation professionals as they address today’s natural resource challenges and look ahead to future issues. You will go home with new strategies and techniques to implement conservation, increase public education, lead your staff, and build partnerships. The Oregon Conservation Education and Assistance […]
OREGON — Congratulations to Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), who was recently selected by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) for its 2018 James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture. A committee of NASDA members, staff and […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — By a 5-2 vote last month, CSWCD board members settled on a 8,542-square-foot Conservation Resource Center office building that will cost $5.23 million, plus room for a 10 percent contingency budget. “I like the new design,” said District Board Treasurer Roger Fantz. “I could […]
OREGON, Benton SWCD — Yesterday, Holly Crosson of Benton SWCD (Corvallis, Oregon) presented an idea on sharing space to the conservation commissions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. What is a shared space center? It is a physical place (usually a building or campus) where mission-driven organizations intentionally share […]
OREGON, Hood River SWCD — With both District Manager Jordan Kim and Financial Manager Anne Saxby stepping down from their respective positions at the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District (HR-SWCD), Heather Hendrixson has assumed the role of district manager, which has been restructured to include both […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program specialist position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Oct 14, 2016.
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — It’s a great way, they say, for local farmers and gardeners to test the health of their soil. “We were always interested in soil health and finding different ways we can outreach to not only growers or agricultural producers, but also homeowners — because […]
OREGON, Malheur County SWCD — “We’re hoping to give kids an introduction to agriculture, to make it familiar,” Shock said. But part of what the Experiment Station Field Day was trying to achieve with the youth that visited was in helping shape a better-educated populace, Shock said. Vendors […]