Financial Help for Forest Landowners

KCD is here to help you steward your wooded property through cost-sharing qualified projects that enhance the value and health of your forested property. This 1-hour webinar will clarify how our cost-sharing program works, who qualifies, and how to apply. You’ll come away from it knowing if our cost-share program is a good fit for … Continued

Work Continues on the Heiser Farm

Bryan and Susan Heiser, owners of Trinity Ranch in Enumclaw, specialize in boarding, retirement, recovery and rehabilitation for horses. The Heisers have worked with KCD to help conserve natural resources on their property since Jay Mirro worked with them to develop a Farm Conservation Plan in 2012. The Heisers have utilized conservation practices including manure … Continued

2019 NW Regional Envirothon

On Wednesday, March 27th, 35 students from King and Snohomish counties competed in the annual Northwest Regional Envirothon. Hosted through a partnership of King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom Conservation Districts, this competition is part of the Washington State Envirothon, a program that engages high school aged youth in natural resource sciences. Teams of five compete … Continued

i-Tree Hydro Technical Report Revisions

For the latest, up-to-date full report, please download this PDF. It is searchable and tagged for easy navigation. Puget Sound Urban Tree Canopy and Stormwater Management: A Report Comparing USDA Forest Service i_tree Hydro and Washington State Department of Ecology Western Washington Hydrology Model To see a list of revisions that have been made to … Continued

2019 Regional Food System Grant Program Workshop

King Conservation District is accepting Pre-Proposals to fund programs that advance our local food economy. Deadline for Pre-Proposals is April 23, 2019. Register Here The purpose of the Regional Food System Grant Program is to bridge the gap between producers and consumers, and to serve as a catalyst in making local food production both environmentally … Continued

Northwest Flower and Garden Show — Better Ground Garden

For the past several years, King Conservation District has provided educational information for attendees of the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. This year, with the help of Snohomish Conservation District and the Better Ground coalition of Puget Sound conservation districts we took on the work to design, build and showcase a 1,000 square foot ‘Better … Continued

Serviceberry – Native Plant Sale Spotlight

Serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry has many names. For example, Amelanchier alnifolia , is also called saskatoon or juneberry. Serviceberry prefers soils that range from dry to moist. The roots spreads via underground runners. It has large, white, fragrant flowers with five petals. The edible berries are sweet, purple fruits. Although they look similar to blueberries they … Continued

2019 Board of Supervisors Candidate Statement – Mark Sollitto

MARK SOLLITTO CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE AND RESULTS EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts Gonzaga University Masters of Public Administration Seattle University EXPERIENCE 30 years of successful conservation experience at King County. Six years as North Bend City Council member. Lead the Council in protecting the Tollgate Farm. On behalf of the City, I chaired the 39 member Snohomish … Continued

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