IDAHO, East Cassia SWCD, West Cassia SWCD – East Cassia Soil & Water Conservation District honored Connor White for his work on the Burley Landscape Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Project. Connor is an SGI Range & Wildlife Conservationist with NRCS and Pheasants Forever. White has worked on the Burley Landscape Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Project. Much of this work is located in East Cassia District.
West Cassia Soil & Water Conservation District honored Kathy Poulton with a 10-year service pin for her dedicated efforts on the West Cassia Board. Poulton is a lifelong resident of Cassia County. She and her son Mike run a cow-calf ranching operation south of Oakley. They raise hay and grain for feed. They also own a meadow ranch on Goose Creek where, with the help of NRCS and Soil Conservation funds and expertise, they did riparian restoration on three miles of creek bank.