WASHINGTON, Clark CD — “Our farm is not only for farming but for keeping natural wildlife habitat,” Brenda Calvert said. “We’re working with habitat, not stripping it away.” Developing that connection with the environment has come in large part from the connection the Calverts have had with the […]
WASHINGTON, Pierce CD — Farmers on the Key Peninsula now have a person to turn to for assistance when needed. The [Pierce Conservation District] has a long history of collaboration with Key Peninsula landowners. With the help of volunteers from the community, PCD plants trees on the Key Peninsula […]
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.
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, 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 […]