WACD Spring Newsletter

Jun 15, 2018 by

The WACD first quarterly newsletter is now available. Please follow this link for information on WACD activities and our work over the last six months.  ...

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Upcoming Board of Directors Meeting...

Jun 8, 2018 by

The next WACD Board of Directors Meeting will be held at the WACD Plant Materials Center (PMC) in Bow on June 26th starting at 8:30 AM. Additional meeting materials will be posted as they become available. There will be a tour of the PMC followed by a casual dinner starting at 4 P.M. on the 25th. RSVP’s can be directed to Lori McLaughlin.   June Board Agenda and Meeting Materials WACD Executive Operations 2018-2019 Draft Budget WACD PMC 2018-2019 Draft Budget May 2018 Unpaid...

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Washington Hardwoods Commission Annual Symposium...

May 21, 2018 by

This year’s theme at the WHC’s Annual Symposium is “Make Money, Manage Hardwood”. An exciting set of topics and speakers covering many aspects of forestry should make for an enjoyable June 14th at the Allmendinger Center in Puyallup. Commissioner Hillary Franz and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox will speak, there will be focused presentations on Red Alder Management, and a tour of the WSU Research Facility and trial farm plus more. Additional details and registration can be found at HERE.   ...

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NACD Annual Fly-in Report

Apr 9, 2018 by

As part of his trip to Washington D.C. as the WACD Alternate Delegate for the 2018 NACD Annual Fly-In, Larry Davis summarized his experiences and thoughts for those wishing to learn more on the state of the Farm Bill, his meetings with Washington’s Congressional Delegation, and much more. 2018 NACD SPRING FLY-IN...

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Position Announcement-Assist Nursery Manager...

Apr 3, 2018 by

The WACD is now advertising for an Assistant Nursery Manager at our Plant Materials Center dedicated to providing native plants to conservation districts and other in the Northwest. Located in Skagit County, we are seeking an experienced grower/assistant nursery manager with at least three years of experience. Please see the Assistant Nursery Manager Position Announcement for additional information and how to...

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Government to Government Training...

Mar 12, 2018 by

The Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs is sponsoring a one-day training session on the government to government relationship between Washington and the twenty-nine federally recognized tribes within the state. The session covers legal issues, tribal sovereignty, and tribal government, as well as providing a tribal historical perspective. The goal is for attendees to walk away with a better understanding of tribes and the unique culture in each peoples. All events will run from 8:30-4:30. The cost is $110 per person. Dates March 2 at the USDA building in Olympia. March 9 at DSHS/Vancouver Community Services Office. March 27 at the DSHS/Aberdeen Community Services Office. April 3 at the DSHS Tacoma Division of Child Support. April 10 at the DSHS/Yakima Community Services Office. May 1 at the DSHS/Mount Vernon Community Services Office. May 8 at...

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