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Conservation district-related news and jobs from across the United States and her territories

News articles from across the United States and territories are posted below.


NCF, NACD launch leadership development program

NCF, NACD launch leadership development program

The National Conservation Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Conservation Districts, launched the Next Generation Leadership Institute, a program to develop opportunities for the next generation of conservation …

Conservation districts cultivating their urban profile

Conservation districts cultivating their urban profile

The urban side of soil and water conservation is becoming a major player at the National Association of Conservation Districts’ annual convention. In fact, urban agriculture’s expanding profile among America’s …

Conservation District offers huge discounts on septic repairs and replacements!

VIRGINIA, Thomas Jefferson SWCD – The Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District (TJWSDC) is offering financial incentives to homeowners to maintain, fix, upgrade or replace their septic systems. The …

The Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District wants your storm drain to spark joy

The Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District wants your storm drain to spark joy

OHIO, Cuyahoga SWCD – The district encourages everyone to clean their storm drain the way Marie Kondo would do it by clearing away any litter, dog waste, sediment and other …

Conservation Funding Available for Virginia Horse Farms

VIRGINIA, Thomas Jefferson SWCD – The Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District has started a program for small horse farms to get financial assistance for environmentally friendly property improvements. …

Library to host ‘Science on the Palouse’ presentation

WASHINGTON, Whitman CD – “Multifunctional Landscape: Creating Beneficial Habitats” will be the focus of February’s “Science on the Palouse” presentation 5-6 p.m. Monday at The Center at Colfax Library, 104 …

Grant to fix flooding near Geisinger entrance much less than expected

A more than $45,000 grant to mitigate flooding in a Mahoning Township creek is much less than the township sought, township Supervisor Chairman Bill Lynn said. The $45,506 grant — …

Conservation station: Rock Island SWCD focuses efforts on watershed work

Conservation station: Rock Island SWCD focuses efforts on watershed work

ILLINOIS, Rock Island SWCD – When it comes to water quality, Rich Stewart of the Rock Island Soil and Water Conservation District knows it’s not just a concern for farmers …

Job: Resource Specialist – Lake Whatcom Homeowner Incentive Program Project Coordinator

Job: Resource Specialist – Lake Whatcom Homeowner Incentive Program Project Coordinator

WASHINGTON, Whatcom CD – Whatcom Conservation District is partnering with Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham to offer the Lake Whatcom Homeowner Incentive Program (HIP). We need an experienced …

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