King Conservation District is moving! Beginning September 1, our new address will be: 800 SW 39th St, Suite 150 Renton, WA 98057 PLEASE NOTE: KCD’s office will be closed and all staff on leave beginning at noon, Wednesday, August 29, reopening at noon, Wednesday, September 5th.
Fall seeding of cover crop is a great way to ensure that the hard work of developing healthy soil continues during the winter months. KCD is offering FREE cover crop seed (crimson clover and yellow field peas) to King County backyard gardeners who have submitted samples for soil nutrient testing. Cover crops help minimize soil … Continued
See you at the Northwest Flower and Garden Festival KCD Staff will be at the 2018 Northwest Flower and Garden Festival, February 7 to 11. We’ll be sharing information and DIY projects that encourage native pollinators in your landscape design. Stop by our booth for information on all of KCD’s programs and services, drop off soil … Continued
KCD is pleased to announce that Melissa Tatro is stepping into a new role as Community Agriculture Coordinator. Melissa joined KCD in 2014 to support our expanding Engagement activities and has helped our organization build many partnerships as Outreach Coordinator. She now brings that same commitment and energy to helping communities develop urban gardens of all … Continued
Thank you to our wonderful volunteers! In 2017, 863 volunteers donated a total of 2,395 hours of service to KCD projects including our Native Plant Nursery, Longfellow Creek Forest Restoration, Conservation Projects, Stream Stewards, and outreach events. Learn how you can get involved by visiting Volunteer Opportunities.
KCD’s new Community Agriculture Program recently launched an interactive online map. It is designed to encourage people to learn, explore, and get involved with local food access projects near them. The map was was developed with funding from the National Association of Conservation Districts. Learn about soil health, food security, conservation of natural resources and how to volunteer/connect … Continued
Our annual Native Plant Sale features 70 species of native trees and shrubs, with a focus on affordable bareroot and plug material. We have already sold out of several species! Ordering early ensures best selection. Visit the Native Plant Sale page on our website for details and online ordering. The Plant Pick-up day is Saturday, February 24 from 9:00 … Continued