WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working with partners through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program to provide financial and technical assistance for landowners and producers wanting to improve water quality and salmon habitat in the Puget Sound…For more information, contact Meghan Adamire, […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON – I decided to stop by the Upper Elwha Community Center to see the Share the Trail Event hosted by the BCH Mount Olympus Chapter and Olympic National Park…The event had informational booths set up by Olympic National Park, Department of Natural Resources, Olympic Discovery Trail, Clallam […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
WASHINGTON – A $200,000 grant will fund a project that will use microbial source tracking to find out where the fecal coliform bacteria contamination in Pierce County shellfish is coming from. A project funded by the State Conservation Commission will trace fecal contamination back to its source, be […]
WASHINGTON – With the Dungeness Valley Creamery coming up on its 12th anniversary on June 16, farm owners Ryan and Sarah McCarthey say they continue to look to the future…McCarthey said the Clallam County Conservation District is helping him seek a grant to purchase the new system, and […]