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 […]
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, Snohomish CD — The New family knew nothing about forestry. Now they’ve been named the state’s top tree farmers. The family also restored fish habitat along a tributary of Pilchuck Creek. A biologist pointed out juvenile coho salmon. The News worked with the Snohomish Conservation District to […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – Dianna Atterbury is purposely smothering her once lush green lawn with cardboard and mulch…A Veterans Conservation Corps crew for the Snohomish Conservation District’s Lawns to Lettuce project transformed her front yard this year. The program helps homeowners build an “edible food oasis” on their […]
WASHINGTON – Responsibilities of the Driver include delivery to and from properties throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island using the [Snohomish] Conservation District’s truck and trailer, instructing landowners how to use the equipment, cleaning spreaders if necessary, and coordinating any needed repairs with District staff.