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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 →

General Manager Position Announcement

The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a General Manager to serve as the chief executive officer of the District. A cover letter, application, and resume must be recieved by 4:30 on January 24th. Please read their position announcement below for more information, or visit their website at www.conservationdistrict.org       Continue reading →

King CD hires staff to address local wildfire concerns

Courtesy of the National Association of Conservation Districts. The King Conservation District (KCD) in Renton, Wash., has long worked with landowners on forest stewardship planning. Recently, within the past three years, KCD has expanded its work to cover wildfire resiliency and preparedness. When word spread that KCD covered wildfire resiliency and preparedness, many landowners began requesting the… Continue reading →

WACD Announces Event Planner RFP

The Washington Association of Conservation Districts has released a Request for Proposals for an Event Planner. Submissions are due at noon (PST) on July 19th to Ryan Baye. Please see the full document for more information. WACD Annual Meeting RFP As per the request, WACD is publicly posting the questions asked by those interested in… Continue reading →

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