Save the Date for the WACD 2018 Annual Conference...

Jul 11, 2018 by

Preparations are in full swing for the 2018 Annual Conference. The Association will return to the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick from November 26-28. With last year’s success, we hope you can join us again as we gather in support of the work of conservation districts in Washington...

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Fire and Forest Town Halls with Commissioner Franz...

Jun 19, 2018 by

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is reaching out to communities as fire season begins and will be hosting three town halls on fire preparedness, with a briefing on wildland fire preparations and forest health issues. June 26th Yakima Area Arboretum starting at 6 PM. June 27th Chelan Senior Center starting at 6 PM. June 28th Spokane Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture starting at 6 PM. Commissioner Franz will be joined by new Wildfire Deputy and Washington State Forester George Geissler, who has direct oversight and authority of the Department of Natural Resources forest and wildfire responsibilities. More information can be found on the Department’s...

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WACD Spring Newsletter

Jun 15, 2018 by

The WACD first quarterly newsletter is now available. Please follow this link for information on WACD activities and our work over the last six months.  ...

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Upcoming Board of Directors Meeting...

Jun 8, 2018 by

The next WACD Board of Directors Meeting will be held at the WACD Plant Materials Center (PMC) in Bow on June 26th starting at 8:30 AM. Additional meeting materials will be posted as they become available. There will be a tour of the PMC followed by a casual dinner starting at 4 P.M. on the 25th. RSVP’s can be directed to Lori McLaughlin.   June Board Agenda and Meeting Materials WACD Executive Operations 2018-2019 Draft Budget WACD PMC 2018-2019 Draft Budget May 2018 Unpaid...

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Washington Hardwoods Commission Annual Symposium...

May 21, 2018 by

This year’s theme at the WHC’s Annual Symposium is “Make Money, Manage Hardwood”. An exciting set of topics and speakers covering many aspects of forestry should make for an enjoyable June 14th at the Allmendinger Center in Puyallup. Commissioner Hillary Franz and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox will speak, there will be focused presentations on Red Alder Management, and a tour of the WSU Research Facility and trial farm plus more. Additional details and registration can be found at HERE.   ...

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NACD Annual Fly-in Report

Apr 9, 2018 by

As part of his trip to Washington D.C. as the WACD Alternate Delegate for the 2018 NACD Annual Fly-In, Larry Davis summarized his experiences and thoughts for those wishing to learn more on the state of the Farm Bill, his meetings with Washington’s Congressional Delegation, and much more. 2018 NACD SPRING FLY-IN...

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