Tag: Washington

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 […]

New tack store fundraises for horses

WASHINGTON – The Olympic Peninsula Equine Network is celebrating the opening of its new Western Treasures and Used Tack store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…OPEN will host a Clallam Conservation District workshop on the dangers of spring grass at 3 p.m. on May 31.

Salmon project planned for Britt Slough

WASHINGTON – A salmon habitat restoration project is being planned for Britt Slough, a side channel of the Skagit River to the west of the river’s south fork. Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, the state Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Skagit Conservation District are working together on the […]