WSU Extension Vacancy Announcement...

Oct 6, 2017 by

Washington State University – Southwest WA Forest Stewardship Educator: Thurston, Lewis, Pacific, Cowlitz, Mason, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, and Wahkiakum Counties with a focus on the Chehalis River Basin Lowlands.   This is a full-time, 12-month, temporary Administrative Professional position, within WSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Unit (ANR) in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS). The position is headquartered at the WSU Lewis County Extension Office in Chehalis, Washington but serving surrounding counties that are a part of the Chehalis River Basin. Required:  An earned Bachelor’s degree in forestry or relevant natural resources program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience, or, an Associate of Science degree in forest technology or relevant natural resources program discipline and four (4) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education...

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Breaking New Ground – 2017 Annual Conference...

Sep 12, 2017 by

The time has come to think ahead towards the Annual Conference. This year, the WACD will be “Breaking New Ground” from the 27th through the 29th of November in Kennewick. More information will be forthcoming, but we wanted to release the registration packet as soon as possible. 2017 WACD Annual Meeting Registration...

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Upcoming Board of Directors Agenda- September 19, 2017...

Sep 5, 2017 by

The next Board of Directors Meeting will be September 19, 2017 at Hals Home Center, in Ellensburg, Washington.  For additional information, please see the September ’17 Board Meeting Agenda and...

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Notice of Special Board Meeting...

Jul 26, 2017 by

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Date of Notice: July 28, 2017   Pursuant to Part 6, Section 5, of the bylaws of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), the Board of Directors of the WACD will be holding a special meeting on Friday, July 28, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., at the WACD Office, 711 Capitol Way South Suite 707 Olympia WA 98501.   Board members of the Organization are invited to participate in person or via conference line.   Agenda for the special meeting will be limited to the following:   1)   Actions, if any, regarding authorization of a two year financial audit of the organization.   The public is welcome to attend in person.   A Phone Conference Call Link will be provided to...

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Notice of Special Meeting of the Board of Directors...

Jul 14, 2017 by

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Date of Notice: July 14, 2017   Pursuant to Part 6, Section 5, of the bylaws of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), the Board of Directors of the WACD will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., at the WACD Office, 711 Capitol Way South Suite 707 Olympia WA 98501.    Board members of the Organization are invited to participate in person or via conference line.   Agenda for the special meeting will be limited to the following:   1)   Actions, if any, regarding authorization of a two year financial audit of the organization.   The public is welcome to attend in person.   A Phone Conference Call Link will be provided...

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Reflections on Tribal Relations Event...

Jun 20, 2017 by

REFLECTIONS ON ELLENSBURG Personal Thoughts on a Tribal/District Training Opportunity Working Together to Address Natural Resource Challenges: Tribal/Conservation District Skills and Strategies for a Better Earth Larry Davis, Supervisor, Whatcom CD WACD Secretary-Treasurer   On May 23, 2017, in Ellensburg (WA), approximately 30 people were privileged to have their respective paths come together for a shared journey of learning. Del Laverdure was the lead facilitator. He is of the Crow Nation in Montana. Del served four years in Washington, D.C., as Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior.   The tone for the day was wonderfully set when Del invited the participants to join him outside and form a circle. It is my understanding that in Native culture, the circle is symbolic of...

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