Better Ground Ambassador Webinar Available to Watch Online

If you missed tuning in to our recent Better Ground Ambassador Training webinar, you can watch a recording below. Help King Conservation District promote Local Food, Clean Water, Healthy Forests, and Strong Communities… become a Better Ground Ambassador today! Would you have fun attending events like the King County Fair, CHOMP! or farmers markets? Are … Continued

King Conservation District to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Plan of Work

King Conservation District (KCD) has spent the last year working with stakeholders to develop a proposed plan of work to take the organization beyond its current program of work, which expires at the end of 2019. Partner organizations, cities and community leaders have helped craft this proposed plan of work through KCD’s Advisory Committee. Notice … Continued

Kirkland Twilight Tour shows off KCD/Lake Washington Christian Church shoreline restoration partnership

As if on cue, a bald eagle soared overhead during a recent Twilight Tour at Lake Washington Christian Church, where community members, Earth Corps and King Conservation District (KCD) have worked over the past 10 years to transform a blackberry infestation into a wildlife sanctuary. Presented by KCD Resource Planner Ashley Allan, and church members … Continued

Intensive Rotational Grazing Field Day

Visit Wild Canary Farm (formerly K-T Cattle Company) to learn how KCD Board Supervisor Jim Haack and his wife Katie raise Animal Welfare Approved and Certified Grass Fed beef with intensive rotational grazing. They will highlight pasture health best management practices and KCD will demonstrate equipment available to farmers and landowners. $10 per person includes … Continued

Mercer Island Students Help Enhance Pine Creek

Students from the City of Mercer Island VOICE Program volunteered their time to support a KCD Urban Shoreline project in Sammamish. The students carefully laid out cardboard and mulch around young native plants along Pine Lake Creek to suppress the tall grasses and help retain moisture. They learned about the many functions of native plant … Continued

Boeing Staff Support KCD Native Plant Nursery

Thank you to the finance team from Boeing for volunteering at the KCD Native Plant Nursery. Boeing staff walked over from their Renton offices to the Nursery to help weed over 1000 potted plants on a sunny June afternoon. Trees and shrubs from the Nursery will be used on habitat restoration projects across King County … Continued

KCD Welcomes New Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator

As Western Washington braces for a tough year of wildfires, King Conservation District is pleased to announce the expansion of our capacity around Wildfire Resilience and Preparedness planning. Matt Axe joins King Conservation District as the new full time Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator. Matt served 10 years in the U.S. Army before returning to … Continued

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