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.
WASHINGTON, Pierce CD – The City Council appointed a new face to the Tacoma Public Utilities board on Tuesday, passing on people with experience at the utility and marking a shift in direction for the five-member board…Christine Cooley, who works for the Pierce Conservation District and has chaired […]
WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – Dianna Atterbury is purposely smothering her once lush green lawn with cardboard and mulch…A Veterans Conservation Corps crew for the Snohomish Conservation District’s Lawns to Lettuce project transformed her front yard this year. The program helps homeowners build an “edible food oasis” on their […]
WASHINGTON, Palouse CD – Lincoln Middle School science teacher Marla Haugen was recently awarded a $10,000 Innovation Grant award by the Pullman Education Foundation for her Spartan Seed to Feed project…Twelve raised beds with gravel pathways will be constructed with the help of students, volunteers from the Palouse […]
WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – The Clallam Conservation District and Olympic Peninsula Equestrian Network (OPEN) farrier Joe Marceau will hold a free workshop for horse owners Thursday…During the workshop, conservation staff will provide pasture management tips including rotational grazing, mowing and proper winter care of pastures, as well as […]
WASHINGTON, Clallam CD – Clallam County Environmental Health has set a Pollution Identification and Correction Project update for 5 p.m. Friday, June 8. Members of the public are invited to interact with project partners, hear highlights and water quality results, as well as learn about Conservation District programs […]
WASHINGTON, Clark CD – One barrier to farming in Clark County is a lack of infrastructure and the potential loss of existing infrastructure. Since the 1940s, the Clark Conservation District has connected landowners with the agencies that provide technical and financial assistance…the agency will run out of money […]