Expedia Day of Caring at City Soil Farm

KCD and King County Wastewater Treatment Division hosted 27 volunteers from Expedia for a work party at City Soil Farm in Renton on Friday, September 6, 2019. Volunteers learned about this unique mixed fruit and vegetable production farm that utilizes reclaimed water and Loop® Biosolids from the wastewater treatment facilities. The garden includes UW experimental … Continued

Orca Recovery Day 2019

Our orcas are endangered but it’s not too late! There is plenty we can do to save them. Orca Recovery Day is your opportunity to join with your local conservation district and other partner organizations and work to recover our critically endangered orca whales. To see all events happening across the region for Orca Recovery … Continued

Streamside Tour of Renton/May Creek Area Restoration Project

Just upstream of Lake Washington, a community situated along May Creek is interested in managing invasive weeds and protecting fish and wildlife habitat. In 2018, Barbee Mill Homeowners Association’s Maria Moss attended KCD’s Beautify and Care for your Streamside Property workshop to learn how to properly manage the stream. Moss brought back information on how … Continued

Forest Education Opportunities

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Learn how to write your own Forest Stewardship Plan by taking a course that teaches landowners about forest health and management topics. The course includes: Eight evening class sessions taught by the state’s recognized experts A Saturday field trip A large notebook of reference materials and how-to guides A copy of … 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

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 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

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