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

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

Stewarding Native People Through Native Foods – Na’ah Illahee Fund, Native Food Systems Initiative

Guest Blogger: Lindsay Goes Behind Na’ah Illahee Fund’s partnership with King Conservation District has allowed over 35 Seattle area Native community members including 7 families and their children to steward through an entire growing season, 3 garden beds which produced multiple varieties of squash, beans, corn, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, kale, cucumbers, tomatoes in addition … Continued

Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan Public Comment Period

Proposed Alternatives for the Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan King County Flood Control District is preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), which will analyze alternatives for flood protection that could be included in the Plan. The PEIS describes potential environmental impacts and measures to reduce or eliminate them. Because each alternative … Continued

KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac

Subscribe to KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Email Format html text View previous campaigns. Did you know that KCD has a quarterly newsletter just for rural landowners and livestock owners? KCD Farm Planners’ Almanac gives in-depth tips and reminders on both solstices and equinoxes. This new list … Continued

2018 KCD Regional Food System Program Grant Awards

KCD’s Board of Supervisors awarded $755,631 in 2018 KCD Regional Food System Grants to the following organizations. Applicant Organization Project Title Grant Request City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability and Environment Increasing Fresh Bucks Business Capacity and Customer Access in King County $25,000 PCC Farmland Trust Working Farmland Partnership Pilot Project $99,810 Living Well Kent … Continued

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