National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) March 20-21, 2017 Fly-in Washington Conservation Partnership Team (Team) Activities Summary...

Mar 27, 2017 by

NACD held its annual fly-in on March 20 and 21 at our Capital (NACD summary information at http://www.nacdnet.org/news-and-events/spring-fly-in/). Washington state was represented by Mark Clark (Washington State Conservation Commission[WSCC]), Lynn Brown (WSCC), Roylene Rides at the Door (Natural Resources Conservation Service [NRCS]), Wade Troutman (Foster Creek and NACD Executive Board), Michael Crowder (Benton and NACD 2nd VP), and Doug Rushton (Thurston and WACD national director).  Lori Gonzales (WSCC), with assistance from Bob Schroeter (WACD) and Rich Innes (Meridian Institute in WA DC) worked diligently and set up 14 meetings for the Team with WSCC staff assembling informative packets for us to leave with our DC contacts. Meetings –  Congressional.  Due to timing and logistics, we split up the various meetings and Mr. Innes came with us to several. We also attended the NACD legislative...

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