Federal and State Policy

Conservation districts work locally but recognize some issues require state, regional, or national coordination. WACD works to include conservation districts in natural resources policies where appropriate and increase the awareness of their work.

2019 Legislative Session

Each year the conservation districts of Washington gather in Olympia for Legislative Days, educating legislators on the natural resources issues in their communities and the effect of state policy on the work of conservation districts.

With the increased awareness of natural resources issues in Washington, conservation districts are uniquely placed to introduce best management practices on working lands to conserve our habitats. Click on one of the photos below to learn more!

Funding district capacity

See how conservation district provide technical assistance to landowners

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Salmonid and Orca Recovery

How conservation districts are improving habitat and water quality

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Irrigation Efficiencies

How conservation district help local cooperators save water

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