WASHINGTON, Pierce CD — The appointment of Tacoma Councilman Ryan Mello’s employee to the TPU board is not a good look. Loading boards and commissions with associates or subordinates undermines public trust…But here’s what’s troubling: City Councilman Ryan Mello also works for the Conservation District, as its executive […]
WASHINGTON, King CD — The King Conservation District invites you to attend a FREE workshop developed for property owners along the marine shorelines of King County. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the ecological, geological and vegetation management issues associated with owning property […]
WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD — Back on March 13, an election for a Whatcom Conservation District supervisor position took place. More than three months later, the results of it are still not finalized. Efforts to get the election overturned — or to get it certified — have played out […]
WASHINGTON, Pierce CD — About 75 volunteers turned out Saturday to rip up 10,000 square feet of asphalt as part of a Pierce Conservation District Depave project. Eventually, the space at Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy will be turned into a nature garden and playing field.
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, Spokane CD – The Spokane Community Gardens Association was formed to help gardens with finding resources, building successful garden communities, providing education classes on gardening and community development and advocating for broader community support. With the help of community garden advocates and the WSU Spokane County Extension, […]
WASHINGTON, San Juan Islands CD – Congratulations to the graduates of the inaugural “Leave No Trace Train the Trainer” course in the San Juan Islands…Meghan Herold led the small group of six trainees through two intense but fun-filled days of both classroom and outdoor activities at Shaw Island’s […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – Employees of the Thurston Conservation District (TCD) have joined the Washington Federation of State Employees. Thurston CD employees are the first conservation district in Washington State (and perhaps the nation) to organize. WFSE reports TCD employees will begin negotiating their own contract soon.