2018 WACD Awards Guidelines

Aug 17, 2018 by

It is that time of year again, when this year’s crop of achievements and successes needs harvesting in Washington’s conservation community. Every year, WACD recognizes special accomplishments by individuals in natural resource conservation at the WACD Annual Conference. Nominations can be made anyone. If you have questions, please contact either Awards Committee Chair Lynn Bahrych or Lori McLaughlin. More information and the nominations forms are available for download at this link (2018 WACD Awards). All entries must be submitted by October 1. If you are unfamiliar with the annual awards, there are the categories open for nomination. Eugene Schloz Outstanding Supervisor Award Wayne Reid “Young Tiger” Award – A supervisor or associate supervisor with six years or less who has made an extraordinary effort to assist their district to meet its goals in a...

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July WACD Newsletter

Aug 3, 2018 by

Please enjoy our July newsletter, with information on upcoming events and summarizing activity from the past month. Click here to view – July...

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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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