Tag: Oregon

‘Soil Your Undies’ deemed a success

OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Last summer Clackamas Soil and Conservation District began a campaign to persuade landowners to “soil their undies” in an effort to determine the health of the soil in their garden. According to Lisa Kilders, education and outreach program manager, “Being the first year for […]

Wasco, Sherman districts win recognition

OREGON, Wasco SWCD, Sherman SWCD – The Wasco and Sherman Soil and Water Conservation Districts USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service received the District Partnership Award, and Chase Schultz from the Wheeler Soil and Water Conservation District received the District Employee Partnership Award, at the 2019 CONNECT conference hosted […]

Job: District Manager Position

OREGON, Grant SWCD – Grant Soil & Water Conservation District, based in John Day, OR is seeking to fill its District Manager Position.  This leadership position provides managerial, administrative, supervisory, educational, and technical support, on behalf of the District Board of Directors, in carrying out daily business operations […]

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

OREGON, Yamhill SWCD – The Invasive Species Program Coordinator (Coordinator) will manage a roadside inventory project and act as the project manager for invasive species projects to control mouse-ear hawkweed, garlic mustard and knotweed in Yamhill County. The position is funded partly through a cooperative agreement with Yamhill […]

Reflections on Oregon’s CONNECT 2019 conference

A few weeks ago, I participated in Oregon’s annual statewide conference organized by the Oregon Conservation Education and Assistance Network (OCEAN).  Holding the event in the middle of Oregon probably helped boost the number of attendees to 300 people representing soil and water conservation districts, watershed councils, and […]