Tag: Snohomish CD

Ecology committees on water exclude farmers 

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – …Snohomish Conservation District manager Monte Marti, whose district serves on one committee, said staff members sometime wear a “salmon recovery hat,” but also are dedicated to preserving agriculture. No one organization, including conservation districts or the Farm Bureau, can claim to represent all farmers, […]

Snohomish Conservation District Seeks Executive Director

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by the Board of Supervisors and coordinates all aspects of the District’s work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which incorporate a collaborative style, are essential […]

Snohomish CD partners on rain gardens

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD — The Snohomish Conservation District is partnering with King County and the city of Bothell to install a cluster of four rain gardens in the neighborhood behind Bothell High School.  Alicia Kellogg, a community conservation project coordinator for the district, said the goal is to […]

Horseman farm planning event Thursday

WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD — A free workshop titled “Sound Horsekeeping: Equine Farm Planning,” part of the Whatcom Conservation District 2018-19 Farm Speakers Series, starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in Sunset Farm Equine Park, 7981 Blaine Rd. The special guests will be Michael Hipp, equine conservation planner […]

Washington spreads money for clean manure projects

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD — Five projects to purify manure at Washington dairies have received public funding, including one that involves engineer Peter Janicki, who told state lawmakers last year that removing all contaminants from livestock waste was possible and could even be profitable…Janicki is collaborating with the Stillaguamish […]