What We Do
WACD, through the work of its leadership, professional staff and members, provides support to Washington State’s 45 conservation districts.
WACD works with partners and members to value and preserve the state's agricultural resources.Learn More
Conservation districts around the state provide technical and financial assistance to forest landowners.Learn More
WACD supports efforts to protect Washington's water resources for multiple benefits.Learn More
Enhancing critical habitat for our state's diverse wildlife is an important focus of conservation district work.Learn More
Providing technical and financial assistance to urban/suburban residents is a high priority for many conservation districts.Learn More
WACD is committed to partnering with tribes and NGOs.Learn More
Last year, WACD heard a consistent theme from members: the Association needs a strategic plan! Since then, a work group was formed to draft the components of a strategic plan. Plan being built in two parts WACD is building the strategic plan in two parts. The first part contains the foundation pieces for the second… [...]Continue Reading
General Description of Duties/Responsibilities: The District Manager is responsible for overall management of Pend Oreille Conservation District, supervision of district employees and satisfaction of district clients. The District Manager provides administrative leadership to assist the Board of Supervisors with the coordination, management and administration of conservation programs throughout the Pend Oreille Conservation District. The District… [...]Continue Reading
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is hiring a General Manager, this position will be open until filled. Please see their announcement and job description for more information. General Manager announcement June 2020_ CSWCD General Manager Job Description [...]Continue Reading
People are the key to conservation district success, whether serving as officials on district boards of directors or volunteering in a river cleanup. Local people offer extensive expertise and personal interest regarding the best ways to take care of their own natural resources. This effective management of natural resources at the local level reduces the need for outside intervention and regulation.
Supervisors are the volunteer public officials overseeing the work of each district and identifying local natural resources needs as well as priorities in their communities.
Districts need help with everything from planting seedlings in wetland restoration projects to filing in the office. Contact your district to let them know you are willing to help.
You can improve your corner of the world by composting food scraps and lawn clippings in your backyard, conserving green areas in your urban neighborhood. Ask your district for assistance.