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

Where the Water Begins Presenter Spotlight: Elliott Menasche

Weaving humor, tough love, and native plant expertise, Elliott Menasche, a forester and natural resource planner, will be presenting about utilizing native plants for slope stabilization and shoreline protection in King Conservation District’s upcoming Where the Water Begins workshops. Where the Water Begins is a workshop designed to provide marine beach and bluff homeowners with … Continued

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

Beautify and Care for Your Streamside Property

KCD supports homeowners interested in stewarding their stream, lake or wetland property. The following slides and resources are available for anyone interested in learning more about managing invasive weeds, selecting native plants, and restoring their property for water quality and wildlife habitat. Beautify and Care for Your Streamside Property Webinar slides (Acrobat PDF) For more … Continued

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

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