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Nominations Open for Hugh Hammond Bennett Award for Conservation Excellence

Nominations Open for Hugh Hammond Bennett Award for Conservation Excellence

To all Conservation Partner Employees, It is with great pleasure that the National Conservation Planning Partnership (NCPP) announces the opening of the Hugh Hammond Bennett Award for Conservation Excellence. The …

California to build world’s largest overpass to help wildlife cross freeway

California to build world’s largest overpass to help wildlife cross freeway

CALIFORNIA, RCD of the Santa Monica Mountains – Los Angeles officials have given the green light to plans for a special overpass meant to allow wildlife living around the city …

District stewards want to see the Lahaina Watershed Flood Control Project completed

District stewards want to see the Lahaina Watershed Flood Control Project completed

HAWAII, West Maui SWCD – Flooding in Lahaina is on the average a once-in-every-five-year occurrence, with the resulting annual damages totaling an estimated $700,000. Since 1879, there have been 26 …

Lake Minnetonka boaters can use new mapping tool to report invasive species

Lake Minnetonka boaters can use new mapping tool to report invasive species

MINNESOTA, Lake Minnetonka CD – Lake Minnetonka boaters can now report invasive species using a new online mapping tool from the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District. The conservation district launched the …

Office Manager/Bookkeeper at Mancos Conservation District

Office Manager/Bookkeeper at Mancos Conservation District

COLORADO, Mancos CD – The Mancos CD in southwest Colorado is hiring an office manager. See the details at Indeed.com. Source: Office Manager/Bookkeeper at MANCOS CONSERVATION DISTRICT …

Hazardous waste roundup a continuing success

Hazardous waste roundup a continuing success

MICHIGAN, Manistee CD – For over a decade, the Manistee Conservation District (MCD) has helped residents responsibly dispose of hazardous chemicals, thereby preventing toxic household items, pharmaceuticals and pesticides from …

Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District celebrates 75 years of conservation

Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District celebrates 75 years of conservation

MINNESOTA, Sherburne SWCD – For three-quarters of a century, Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District has worked hand in hand with Sherburne County landowners to implement conservation practices designed to …

Airport completes stormwater filtration system with Teton CD grant

Airport completes stormwater filtration system with Teton CD grant

WYOMING, Teton CD – The Jackson Hole Airport just got a major upgrade to its stormwater filtration system. The Jackson Hole Airport Board will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony September 3 …

Butte County Resource Conservation District will pay 75% of costs to restore forestland lost in Camp Fire

Butte County Resource Conservation District will pay 75% of costs to restore forestland lost in Camp Fire

CALIFORNIA, Butte County RCD – The Butte County Resource Conservation District will be paying 75% of the costs of restoring forestland to those who lost forestland in the Camp Fire. …

Kittitas Conservation District helps producers improve efficiency in water usage

Kittitas Conservation District helps producers improve efficiency in water usage

WASHINGTON, Kittitas County CD – As hot dry summers translate to more frequent droughts and less water for irrigators, the Kittitas County Conservation District is working to find methods to …

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Shortcut to the slide decks: www.slideshare.net/SWCSevents/clipboards/74th-swcs-international-annual-conference-presentationsPresentations from the 74th SWCS International Annual Conference are now available for viewing! A link to the conference presentations, photos, conference program and abstract book can be found at www.swcs.org/19AC. #SWCS19
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