Reflections on Tribal Relations Event...

Jun 20, 2017 by

REFLECTIONS ON ELLENSBURG Personal Thoughts on a Tribal/District Training Opportunity Working Together to Address Natural Resource Challenges: Tribal/Conservation District Skills and Strategies for a Better Earth Larry Davis, Supervisor, Whatcom CD WACD Secretary-Treasurer   On May 23, 2017, in Ellensburg (WA), approximately 30 people were privileged to have their respective paths come together for a shared journey of learning. Del Laverdure was the lead facilitator. He is of the Crow Nation in Montana. Del served four years in Washington, D.C., as Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior.   The tone for the day was wonderfully set when Del invited the participants to join him outside and form a circle. It is my understanding that in Native culture, the circle is symbolic of...

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Executive Director Position Available...

Jun 20, 2017 by

The Washington Association of Conservation Districts is seeking an Executive Director to lead our organization. All those interested should view the announcement below for more information. WACD 2017 Executive Director Job...

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Upcoming Board of Directors Agenda – June 27, 2017...

Jun 13, 2017 by

The next Board of Directors Meeting will be June 27, 2017 at Hals Home Center, in Ellensburg, Washington.  For additional information, please see the attached agenda....

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Upcoming PMC Administrative Committee Meeting...

May 3, 2017 by

WACD PMC ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE AGENDA Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:00 am – 2:00 pm @ 16564 Bradley Road, Bow, WA 98232 Call-in #: 1-800-977-8002 Caller Code: 8553656# Review of Minutes Review of April Financial Reports Review Accounts Payable & Receivable Review of Current Sales Review PMC Proposed 2017 / 2018 Budget Technical / Operational...

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Working Together to Address Natural Resource Challenges...

May 1, 2017 by

In partnership with the Washington State Conservation Commission, we are happy to announce an exciting training on May 23rd in Ellensburg. With a goal of enhancing the connection between conservation districts and the tribes as well as building strategic partnerships to improve our natural resources, the Washington Association of Conservation Districts will host Del Laverdure for the day. As a former Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior, he is uniquely and eminently qualified to lead attendees in identifying and resolving the shared challenges found across the different regions of our state.   This event is open to all CD Supervisors and Association Supervisors, District Managers, designated staff, and conservation tribal members. Lunch is included in the cost, which is only $50, and better...

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Notice – Special Mtg WACD Board of Directors: 4/28/2017 @ 8 am – WACD, 2918 Ferguson St SW, Bldg 1, Suite A, 2nd Floor Tumwater, WA...

Apr 13, 2017 by

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Date of Notice: April 13, 2017 Pursuant to Part 3, Section 3, of the bylaws of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), the Board of Directors of the WACD will be holding a special meeting on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 8:00 a.m., at the WACD Office, 2918 Ferguson Street SW, Bldg 1, Suite A, Second Floor, Tumwater, WA 98512. Board members of the Organization are invited to participate in person or via conference line. Agenda for the special meeting will be limited to the following: 1)   Approval of Sarah Richards as NW Area Director per the recommendation of the NW Area Executive Committee (and pursuant to the bylaws of each). 2)   Ratification of Agreement between WACD & Doubletree...

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