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Thurston CD is hiring a Natural Resource Technician

Thurston Conservation District seeks an experienced self-starter who is a dynamic, energetic, highly organized creative thinker with an interest in natural resources conservation and agricultural viability. POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for working with farmers, landowners, and residents in Thurston County to assist with planning and development of conservation plans for their properties and… Continue reading →

Clark CD Seeks Livestock Conservation Planner

The position of the Livestock Conservation Planner will assist livestock farm owners and operators in Clark County in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices. Clark CD is the lead agency on a new project – Poop Smart Clark. Poop Smart Clark is an innovative Pollution Identification and Correction (PIC) program leveraging local, state, and… Continue reading →

Mason CD Seeks Senior Projects Manager

The Mason Conservation District is seeking an experienced Senior Projects Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for safe, timely, and efficient execution of small and large scale habitat restoration projects. The Projects Manager position is responsible for project development and coordination between the Mason Conservation District, landowners, partner organizations, and… Continue reading →

Skagit CD Seeks ACEP Liaison Project Position

ACEP (Agricultural Conservation Easement Program) Liaison Project position Annual Salary: $57,000 - $70,000 Closing Date: November 2, 2020, 4:00pm The position of ACEP Liaison is to assist NRCS and land trust organizations/program applicants, and Conservation Districts with successfully implementing the ACEP program offered by NRCS. Funding for this position is currently provided by Washington State… Continue reading →

Thurston CD Seeks a Habitat Specialist

Thurston Conservation District seeks a dynamic, creative, and critical thinker with interest in designing and implementing habitat conservation projects and working with diverse communities to join our collaborative team in a fast-paced, hands-on and rewarding work environment. Find the full job description and application instructions here.  Position Summary: This position provides technical assistance services to community members… Continue reading →

NACD Policy Development Process is in Full Swing

The National Association of Conservation Districts is entering the annual policy development phase as they continue to prepare for the NACD Annual Meeting, scheduled for February 6-10, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. That meeting is being planned as an in-person event but if it is moved to a virtual format, the NACD Board will still… Continue reading →

Area Forester and Forest Stewardship Program Coordinator

Join the Puget Sound Conservation Districts and make a difference. Seven Puget Sound conservation districts (PSCDs) are collaborating to build and deliver a new Regional Forest Stewardship Program (Program) that seeks to promote and conserve resilient forests for multiple benefits through forest stewardship services. Forest stewardship services will be delivered by a corps of three… Continue reading →

Jefferson County CD Seeks District Manager

The Jefferson County Conservation District (JCCD) is a non-regulatory sub-division of state government created in 1946. JCCD provides information and technical and financial assistance to help all Jefferson County residents meet sustainable, land-use goals. Conservation districts are nationwide, grassroots conservation agencies governed by a local Board of Supervisors, consisting of local residents. Jefferson County Conservation… Continue reading →

Support Letter Template Available

Every two years, the Governor is required to present a draft budget to the legislature. That budget of his priorities and programs is released in late November/early December. Ahead of that release, he works with the Office of Financial Management to prioritize funding priorities. Where WACD and districts can play a role in supporting programs… Continue reading →

Have you thought of serving as an Area Director?

Are you a conservation district board supervisor? Why might you consider becoming a WACD Board member? You contribute to a positive future Conservation is about making sure that the resources we need and use today are available for future generations to thrive. When you serve as a local conservation district supervisor, your impact is generally… Continue reading →

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