Pacific Region Conservation

By Tom Salzer | Highlights of conservation district stories and news from Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, and U.S. Pacific Island territories.

Will The New Farm Bill Be Terrible For Conservation? 6 Things To Know

The Trump administration wants to slash the federal government’s biggest source of funds for conservation on private land. Here's what you need to …

Conservation

A Bounty Of Choices At Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale

MARIPOSA – UCCE Master Gardeners of Mariposa County spring plant sale, “Treasures From Our Garden,” is growing like a weed.<p>The annual event is …

Gardening

Strawberry Industry Dinner Spotlights Cachuma Resource Conservation District

Annual event at the Santa Maria Fairpark organized by the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce

Sawtooth National Forest grows by 368 acres

The U.S. Forest Service has acquired a 368-acre ranch property in the Stanley Basin, along with instream water rights in a creek that provides …

Forests

New venues debut at Saturday’s Art Cruise

The monthly Weaverville Art Cruise will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 7. Local galleries will have new showings displayed; local …

Chamber of Commerce

Fish funds could help revive watershed

The San Mateo County Resource Conservation District has been awarded $3.1 million in grants to restore the habitat of coho salmon and steelhead trout …

Conservation

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Lake Tahoe's stewards have been given additional resources in the long-standing war against the lake's invasive species.<p>The Tahoe Fund and the Tahoe …

Tahoe

Oregon City receives $500 grant for Arbor Day

View Comments<p>April 7 event seeks more participants to plant trees on the McLoughlin Promenade<p>Oregon City has received a $500 grant from the nonprofit …

Forests

Art revealed by rain adorns area sidewalks

MOUNT VERNON — There’s art on the sidewalks of Mount Vernon, but it takes some rain to see it.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Says California’s Drought Is Killing Oaks | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide...

Humans weren’t the only ones who suffered — and continue to suffer – thanks to California’s recent drought.<p>Take those glorious live oaks in places …

California

TRCD spring plant sale set

Native and low water use plants are again being offered at the Tehachapi Resource Conservation District plant sale on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00am …

Conservation

Snohomish Conservation District recognizes E-W Students Saving Salmon Club president

Emily McLaughlin Sta. Maria, president of Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Students Saving Salmon Club, will be honored by the Snohomish Conservation …

Mendocino County Resource Conservation District and South Ukiah Rotary to assist with post-fire reforestation

Thousands of acres burned. Millions of trees destroyed. In addition to the horrific loss of life and property, the October fires left Mendocino …

Mendocino County

Monument conservation district awarded $47,000 to fight leafy spurge

The Oregon State Weed Board awarded $47,708 to the Monument Soil & Water Conservation District for its North Fork John Day Leafy Spurge–Phase III …

Eastern Oregon

Islandstyle for March 28, 2018

Send submissions to life@guampdn.com. For verification, include the name of a contact person and phone number. For more info. call 479-0439 or email …

Phones

Scholarship Deadline Draws Near!

April 6, 2018, is the last day to apply for the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District scholarship.

Resource district plans conifer distribution

Fish funding flows to Bay Area counties

Fish in some Bay Area counties will be getting a shot in the arm, or rather, the fin, from the state’s Wildlife Conservation Board in the form of …

Bay Area Counties Get Funding To Benefit Fish And Wildlife

Fish in some Bay Area counties will be getting a shot in the arm, or rather, the fin, from the state's Wildlife Conservation Board in the form of several million dollars in grants, the board announced.<p>Awards including about $5.4 million to the Alameda County Water District, about $900,000 to the …

Alameda County

Absorbed in agricultural adventures

More than 400 students rotated through stations meeting cows, goats, lamb, chickens, bees, worms and more at the fifth annual Ag Day for Students. Ag …

Silver tsunami: Helping Santa Cruz County farmers prep for retirement

APTOS >> Many of Santa Cruz County's farmers are reaching retirement age, and are facing the question: What to do with the family farm?The average …

Board Elections | Whatcom Conservation District

<b>Whatcom Conservation District (District)</b><b><br>Supervisor Election</b><p>All in-person ballots and mail-in ballots that were received before Tuesday, March 13 were …

Conservation

The drought's untold toll on oaks | Thousand Oaks Acorn

ASSESSING THE DAMAGE—Marti Witter, a fire ecologist for the National Park Service, points out a decline in leaves from oak trees near her home in …

Santa Monica

North Olympic Land Trust Conservation Breakfast this morning

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Land Trust will honor the Clallam Conservation District during its 10th annual Conservation Breakfast at 9 this …

Conservation

Mariposa County Receives $65,000 as Sierra Nevada Conservancy Awards Nearly $3 Million for Forest Health and Watershed Restoration Projects

March 10, 2018 - Sacramento, Calif. Last week the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board approved nearly $3 million in grants for projects …

Forests

Free workshop helps farmers, businesses be energy efficient

STANWOOD — Farmers and small-business owners in rural areas of Snohomish County can seek advice on energy conservation during a free workshop …

Clallam Conservation District wins North Olympic Land Trust award

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Land Trust has awarded the 2018 Out Standing in the Field Award to the Clallam Conservation District for its nearly …

Conservation

Ventura County conservation district turns around dismal financial picture

A Ventura County conservation district is moving away from financial crisis.<p>After completing a special investigation late last year, county officials …

Finance