Tag: Skagit CD

County approves tax to aid conservation district

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – The Skagit County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday morning a tax to help pay for the Skagit Conservation District’s services, which include forestry, education and assistance to farm owners. Property owners in Skagit County will pay $5 a parcel a year, forest land […]

Federal funds help farmers mitigate manure

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – Federal money is helping Skagit County dairy farmers better manage manure while lessening the environmental impacts of the farms. The Skagit Conservation District works with farmers to help them manage natural resources on their properties. Manager Bill Blake said there is interest in using […]

Conservation district files tax request

WASHINGTON, Skagit CD – The Skagit Conservation District submitted a tax request Thursday to the Skagit County Board of Commissioners to help pay for the district’s services. The request proposes that property owners pay $5 per parcel, owners of agricultural-natural resources land pay $1 per parcel, and forest […]