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

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

Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day

The Southern Resident Killer Whales that call Puget Sound home are critically endangered. In the past few months alone, two of our local orcas died from a combination of malnutrition, polluted waters, and stress from local boat traffic. The local population is down to only 74 orcas. We must act now if we’re going to … Continued

Meet Shoreline & Riparian Habitat Program Assistant Ashley Allan

In December 2017, KCD welcomed Washington native Ashley Allan as the Shoreline and Riparian Habitat Program Assistant. She grew up in Kent and attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, where she earned a BS in Environmental Science with an emphasis in marine ecology. She has a background in stream restoration and environmental education through her previous work … Continued

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