As Western Washington braces for a tough year of wildfires, King Conservation District is pleased to announce the expansion of our capacity around Wildfire Resilience and Preparedness planning. Matt Axe joins King Conservation District as the new full time Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator. Matt served 10 years in the U.S. Army before returning to … Continued
In an effort to reach more farmers with education, Pierce and King Conservation District teamed up this past winter to provide a remote option for three education events held in Pierce County: cover cropping, successful grazing, and managing soil nutrient balances. Over 60 people joined the events remotely. All presentations were recorded and can be … Continued
Uprising Seeds is a small, family run seed farm in Whatcom County. Brian and Chrystine have been operating for eleven growing seasons as a retail seed company after previously growing vegetables for direct market consumers. They provide local, non-GMO, certified organic, open-pollinated seeds for flowers, herbs and vegetables. Whether you consider yourself a green thumb … Continued
KCD is moving! Beginning September 1, our new address will be: 800 SW 39th St, Suite 150 Renton, WA 98057 PLEASE NOTE: The office will be closed noon, Wednesday, August 29 through noon, Wednesday, September 5th and all staff will be on leave suring this time.
Fall seeding of cover crop is a great way to ensure that the hard work of developing healthy soil continues during the winter months. KCD is offering FREE cover crop seed (crimson clover and yellow field peas) to King County backyard gardeners who have submitted samples for soil nutrient testing. Cover crops help minimize soil … Continued