Tag: Washington

Conservation easements offered for landowners

WASHINGTON, Spokane CD — The Greater Spokane River Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership is asking for applications for the Healthy Forest Reserve Program. The program facilitates the protection and restoration of forests on private land via easements and financial assistance, according to a news release from the Spokane Conservation District.

Conservation district board accused of unlawful meeting

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD — Thurston Conservation District faces complaints about its board members, a lawsuit by the board’s chairman, a state investigation and now an allegation of an unlawful meeting by the board’s newest member…Paul Pickett, who was elected to the district’s board of supervisors in March, accused […]

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 […]

Spokane Conservation District, Washington

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, […]