Tag: Washington

June 2 event is celebration on Birch Bay beach

WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD – Free beach fun for all ages is planned for the Beach Fest and Feast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Birch Bay State Park…Educational displays, demonstrations and exhibits will be provided by the Marine Mammal Stranding Network, Orca Network, Birch […]

Pear growers wanted for irrigation efficiencies project

WASHINGTON – Washington State University and Cascadia Conservation District are inviting pear growers to apply to be part of a demonstration project looking into ways to increase fruit quality and improve irrigation efficiency.  If selected, participants will receive up to $10,000 in cost share for irrigation system improvements […]

Districts Bring the Pieces Together – NACD

WASHINGTON – Several years ago, Doug Rushton had an idea. Some conservation districts in his home state of Washington had a forester on staff, but others did not. What if those without could borrow the neighboring district’s forester? What if Washington’s conservation districts could share resources to get […]