2019 WA State Envirothon

Students from across Washington state gathered last week at Camp Don Bosco in Carnation for the 2019 WA State Envirothon competition. Eight teams of 5 participated in this 2-day event after winning their regional competitions earlier in the year. Hosted through a partnership of King, Snohomish, and Pierce Conservation Districts, this competition is a program … Continued

KCD Native Plant Sale DIY Success Stories – Jeanne Hannah

Blog Post by Anne-Gi Chan For almost four decades, Jeanne Hannah has been working tirelessly to create and maintain a streamside wildlife sanctuary at her home on Cottage Lake Creek in Woodinville. Jeanne’s garden, which has won prizes and praise on garden tours in past years, is an example of how Pacific Northwest native plants … Continued

2018-19 WCC Crews

Crew Lead: Haly Rylko   Crew Lead: Matthew Evinger Matthew removes weeds and makes water cleaner for salmon and plants trees where the weeds would have been. A joy for Matthew is to be able to be in the wild every day which most of us are not able to do, but Matthew encourages you … Continued

King County small and mid-sized farms could benefit with direct marketing support, according to report

King County farmers who sell direct to consumers, restaurants, and institutions could benefit by receiving support for direct marketing resources, according to a new report published last week by the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition (CPHN). The study was sponsored by King Conservation District (KCD), a natural resources assistance agency authorized by … Continued

City of Sammamish: Stormwater Outreach 2018-19

$25,303 Triangle Associates on behalf of City of Sammamish will adapt and provide classroom stormwater workshops and an interactive community event booth based on lessons learned from 2017 stormwater outreach. Outreach will align with regional messaging about watersheds, individual impacts on aquatic life and indicators of water quality. These education programs will promote positive behavior … Continued

City of Bellevue: Replacement of Waterwise Garden Interpretive Signs

$15,000 Three interpretive signs in the Waterwise Garden at the Bellevue Botanical Garden are in need of replacement. The garden demonstrates natural yard care and gardening practices that prevent pollution and build healthy soil. Visitors to the garden learn how to plant the right plants for site conditions, practice smart watering skills and think twice … Continued

University of Washington: Seahurst Park Benthic Invertebrate Monitoring

City of Burien – 2019 – $36,166 In partnership with the City of Burien, the UW School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences will conduct monitoring of invertebrates in beach sediments which will provide important information about the effectiveness of removing shoreline armoring and beach restoration at Seahurst Park. Quantifying the effectiveness of shoreline armoring removal … Continued

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