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Job: Executive Director for Thurston CD

Job: Executive Director for Thurston CD

WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – The Thurston Conservation District seeks to hire a full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by …

Cascadia CD Awarded Grant Money for Forest Program

Cascadia CD Awarded Grant Money for Forest Program

WASHINGTON, Cascadia CD – The Cascadia Conservation District received a $4,200 grant to help with their “Kids in the Creek and Forest” program. The money is part of the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office …

Cook County SWCD offers comprehensive Shoreland Stewardship guide

Cook County SWCD offers comprehensive Shoreland Stewardship guide

MINNESOTA, Cook County SWCD – Hot off the press! The Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has been hard at work creating a helpful tool for local lakeshore property owners, the Shoreland Stewardship …

Federal grant funding made available for oyster growers in Rhode Island

Federal grant funding made available for oyster growers in Rhode Island

RHODE ISLAND, Southern Rhode Island CD – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering financial and technical assistance to aquaculture oyster producers through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Producers can apply …

Salmon recovery efforts highlighted in Yakima Basin

Salmon recovery efforts highlighted in Yakima Basin

WASHINGTON, North Yakima CD – Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin. Fish once eliminated from the small tributary have returned. …

Floating islands, rain gardens and more help protect local water quality

Floating islands, rain gardens and more help protect local water quality

NEW YORK, Warren County SWCD – The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District has some interesting water-quality projects underway, and a group of state and local officials got a tour of a few on …

Volunteers explore Sangamon River wildlife

Volunteers explore Sangamon River wildlife

ILLINOIS, Macon County CD – Volunteers on Saturday explored the Sangamon River’s wildlife and tested for water quality.  Melody Arnold, an educator at the Macon County Conservation District, said the volunteers who began their work …

Comment sought on grouse stewardship grants

Comment sought on grouse stewardship grants

MONTANA, Garfield County CD and Petroleum County CD – The Montana Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program is seeking public comment on proposed uses of the Montana Sage Grouse Habitat Stewardship Fund to benefit sage grouse …

Efforts being made to eradicate Japanese knotweed

Efforts being made to eradicate Japanese knotweed

NEW YORK, Niagara County SWCD – The Niagara County Soil and Water Conservation District is working toward eradicating the invasive species Japanese knotweed in Niagara County. Japanese knotweed grows aggressively in riparian and disturbed areas …

Portland area conservation district tests new ways to stop loss of farmland

Portland area conservation district tests new ways to stop loss of farmland

OREGON, East Multnomah SWCD – The recently released Census of Agriculture shows that farmland is being lost in the Portland area at a rapid rate. The depletion can be attributed to several factors, including an …

Berks County Conservation District helped protect a trout stream in Womelsdorf

Berks County Conservation District helped protect a trout stream in Womelsdorf

PENNSYLVANIA, Berks County CD – On June 26, officials held a ribbon cutting and check presentation to mark the reopening of Water Street in Womelsdorf. The borough received a $232,814 road grant through the Berks …

Marquette County Conservation District offers urban agriculture workshops

Marquette County Conservation District offers urban agriculture workshops

MICHIGAN, Marquette County CD – Farming isn’t just for the country life, it’s also happening in the city on rooftops, in backyards, on balconies, in community gardens, vacant lots, parks and roadside space…To meet the …

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NASCA Executive Director Mike Brown is meeting today with the NCDEA board of directors. Our partnership with state operating agencies -- through NASCA -- is critical in assuring an effective conservation delivery system across the country. #NCDEA #NASCA #ConservationDelivery ...

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Our discussions with Mike Brown (Executive Director, National Association of State Conservation Agencies) are always tremendous. Mike has been, and continues to be, a great help to NCDEA.

Here we see NASCA ED Mike Brown (left), NCDEA ED Rich Duesterhaus (middle), and NCDEA Past President Tim Riley (right). #NCDEA
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