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King Conservation District Newsletters

The King Conservation District publishes a monthly newsletter with information about resource conservation projects and events throughout our service area. Below are links to issues currently online.

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December 2014
King County Council Approves KCD Work Plan & Budget, 2015 Native Plant Sale, Barbara & Ed Bickford Honored as Washington State Wildlife Stewards of the Year, City of Kirkland & Seattle Tilth Establish New Urban Farm, Des Moines Market Promotes Healthy Eating for Seniors, Envirothon Teams Forming, White River Hatchery Tour, Stream Steward Training, KCD Manure Spreader Sign-Up, Lilly Simmering to Speak on Local Food Initiative, Barnraiser: New Way to Invest in Local Food & Farms, Vashon-Maury Land Trust Saves Historic Japanese Farm, Spotlight on the Green/Duwamish Watershed, Volunteer Events.

November 2014
King County Council Hearing, 2015 Native Plant Sale Pre-Ordering Begins, KCD Annual Stewardship Awards, Meet Amy Holmes - KCD Resource Specialist, Vashon Island NRCS EQIP Workshop, Bill Knutsen Honored as Supervisor of the Year, Welcome New WCC Crew, 2015 Envirothon Teams Forming, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Habitat Restoration on Vashon Island, Fresh Bucks, Flood Alerts, Volunteer Events.

October 2014
KCD's 65th Annual Meeting, USDA Local Food Grant, Meet New Staff Members, Fenster Nature Park Tour, Thanks to the WCC Crew, Enumclaw Plateau Farm Tour, Farrel-McWhirter Farm Tour, Duwamish Alive, Land & Water Stewardship Series, Salmon Safe, Vashon Ivy League, Soil Testing, and Volunteer Events.

September 2014
King Conservation District 65th Annual Meeting, Seahurst Park Restoration, Mapes Creek Daylighting, Fall Workshops & Tours, KCD Soil Testing Service, Cedar River Salmon Journey, Women in the Woods, WSU Forestry & Wildlife Extension, An Incredible Feast, Mary Olson Farm, and Calendar of Events.

August 2014
2015 KCD Work Plan Submitted to King County, WSU Extension Forestry Programs, Duwamish River Festival, A River Reborn, Construction Begins on Jimi Hendrix Park, Seattle Tilth Showcases Land-Based Education, Enumclaw Well & Septic Class, Resource Planner & Washington Conservation Corps Positions Open, Calendar of Events.

July 2014
King County Local Food Economy Initiative, KCD Public Meetings, Farms & Food Roundtable Report, KCD Supervisors Jason Salvo & Dick Ryon, Knotweed Workshops, Auburn Good Food Bag, Marine Shoreline Workshops, Jimi Hendrix Park Dedication, KCD Native Plant Nursery, Cover Crop Seed Cost-Sharing, Master Tree Fruit Stewards, Horsekeeping Workshops, Volunteer Events.

June 2014
Marine Shoreline Workshops, Washington State Envirothon Report, Farm Tours, Thornton Creek Restoration, Port of Seattle Rain Gardens, KCD Manure Spreader, Soil Testing Services, No-Till Seeder Survey, Fish, Farm & Flood Advisory Committee, Cover Crop Seed Cost-Sharing, Snoqualmie Flooding Survey, Children's Summer Camps, Farms for Life, SnoValley Tilth Dinner Series, Events Calendar.

May 2014
Climate Change & Horse Keeping Conference Report, 2014 Farm Guide, Puget Sound Fresh, Allan Savory TED Talk, Controlling Invasives on the Snoqualmie, Marine Shoreline Workshops, Manure Spreader, New KCD Advisory Committee Convenes, Jeff Dunham Named Conservation Landowner of the Year, Landowner Incentive Program, Free Soil Nutrient Tests, Totem Lake Park Master Plan.

April 2014
Climate Change & Horse Keeping Conference, Election Results, KCD Awards $2.3 Million in Grants, Apply for KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grants, Resource Conservation Services, Manure Spreader, Mason Jar Farm Tour, Marine Shoreline Workshops, Donate to Red Cross, Duwamish Alive!, Native Plant Steward Program, King County Flood Reduction Grant Fund, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Bellevue Manure Management Workshop, USDA Resources for Small & Mid-Sized Farms.

March 2014
KCD Election, "Rock Awards," Native Plant Sale Report, State of the County, Horses & Climate Change Conference, Soil Testing, Manure Spreader, King County Farm Pad Program, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grants, Native Plant Stewards, King County Rural Ombudsman, Master Composter/Soil Builder Program, Snoqualmie Valley Strategy.

February 2014
Native Plant Sale & Community Fair, KCD Annual Meeting, Conservation Task Force Report, Soil Testing, Young Farmer's Day Camp, USDA Microloan Program.

January 2014
KCD Election, Native Plant Sale, Envirothon Team & Volunteer Recruitment, Landowner Incentive Program Funding, Parr Creek Volunteer Event, Kurt Timmermeister Book Release, Ingredients Film Screening, Horse Management Workshops, CSA Workshop, RainWise Program.

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