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2020 Annual Conference to be a Virtual Event

The WACD Board of Directors has voted to hold the 2020 WACD annual conference as a remote/virtual event with the 2021 conference to be a more traditional, in-person event. WACD faces a potential contract penalty if we cancel our contract for the 2020 annual conference, but due to concerns about COVID-19, an in-person conference is… Continue reading →

Job Posting for Multi-County Riparian Technician

Multi-County Riparian Technician Closing Date:  All materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on June 5, 2020. Position: The Multi-County Riparian Technician is a limited duration (1.5 years), full-time, at-will non-exempt position. The position is dependent on grant funding dedicated to the establishment of riparian buffers in Clackamas, Yamhill, and… Continue reading →

Position Opening for Forest Health and Fire Resiliency Project Manager

  California Association of Resource Conservation Districts Forest Health and Fire Resiliency Project Manager May 15th, 2020 Background The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the 96 Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) throughout the State. Our organization works as a hub to strengthen and support a powerful statewide network… Continue reading →

Notice of Special May BoD Meeting

Notice of Special Meeting Washington Association of Conservation Districts Board of Directors Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:30 am to 8:30 am by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83060332994 by Phone:   (253) 215-8782 Meeting ID: 830 6033 2994   Agenda: 7:15   open teleconference 7:30   Meeting called to order by President 7:35   Roll call to determine attendance 7:40  … Continue reading →

Join WACD on Slack

The Washington Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the Washington Conservation Society, invites conservation districts and partners in Washington State to join us on Slack.  In this time where conservation districts are adapting to new ways of communicating with partners and constituencies, WACD believes this tool can help improve communication within our conservation community.… Continue reading →

WACD April Board Meeting

The agenda and preliminary meeting material for the WACD Board meeting to be held is now available. The meeting will be held via Zoom on April 21st, from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. See the WACD April Board Meeting Agenda. Click here to join the Zoom meeting Click here to read the meeting material through… Continue reading →

New Information Resources Plus WACD Actions

Dear WACD members and partners: New information resources are available to you. The State Conservation Commission rallied a fast-action team to assemble resources that conservation districts will find helpful. That information is shared through a special page at https://scc.wa.gov/covid-19_resources/ The State Joint Information Center is also maintaining an up-to-date information resource at https://coronavirus.wa.gov/ What is… Continue reading →

Now Is The Time For A Stronger Conservation Community

As your Association Executive Director, part of my job is to maintain an awareness of important happenings across the entirety of our Washington State conservation delivery system.  One of the situations I'm watching now is the accelerating spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The news is worrisome I'm sure you've seen the news. … Continue reading →

Washington State Participation in Spring Fly-In Delayed

Because of concerns about COVID-19, and in an abundance of caution, the Washington Association of Conservation Districts has chosen to delay participation in the Spring Fly-In organized by the National Association of Conservation Districts. What does this mean? This means that Washington's Conservation Partnership delegation will not be flying to Washington D.C. for the March… Continue reading →

Oregon S&W Conservation District Seeks General Manager

February 11, 2020 update: Clackamas SWCD has re-advertised the position as "until filled."  See the announcement at https://conservationdistrict.org/2019/general-manager-position-announcement.html The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks an experienced General Manager to serve as the chief executive officer of the District. This position acts on behalf of the District Board of Directors and represents the District… Continue reading →

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