Tag: Washington

Spokane Conservation District rates to increase

WASHINGTON, Spokane CD – The assessment the Spokane Conservation District charges landowners will increase next year. Spokane County commissioners approved increasing the per parcel rate from $5 to $10. All county landowners pay the assessment. “It’s become necessary for us just with the volume of work we do […]

Vets on Farm program buys refrigerated truck

WASHINGTON, Spokane CD – Veterans learning to farm through a Spokane Conservation District effort now have a refrigerated truck so they can deliver their produce to customers. The Spokane Conservation District Vets on the Farm recently purchased a used 1995 Ford F-800 for $8,000. The Northwest Golfers for […]

Judge sets aside removal of Conservation District leaders

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – Eric Johnson and Richard Mankamyer were removed from the Thurston Conservation District’s board of supervisors in February following a day-long hearing before the Washington State Conservation Commission. A Thurston County judge has set aside that decision. Source: Judge sets aside removal of Conservation District […]

Botanical Garden has new plants for summer

WASHINGTON, King CD – With the help of a $25,000 grant from the King Conservation District, the Bellevue Botanical Garden has made some improvements to promote the appreciation of native plants. This spring the Botanical Garden completed upgrades to the Native Discovery Garden, a section of the property […]