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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 2015
KCD Regional Food System Grant Awards, Mary Embleton New KCD Regional Food System Program Manager, 2016 Native Plant Sale, Conservation Conversation, KCD Program Celebration, Agricultural Drainage Survey, Urban Forest Health Management Program, KCD Urban Aquatic Area Enhancement Program, White River Watershed Ecology Outreach, Family Habitat Restoration Events, 2016 Envirothon Registration, Puget Sound Conservation Districts Calendar, Northwest Flower & Garden Show, KCD Forestry VetsWork Position, Snoqualmie Valley Watershed Improvement District Approved, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

November 2015
Resource Conservation Celebrated at KCD Annual Meeting, Larry Phillips Honored for Decades of Service, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Awards $373,000 in Grants, Landowners Encouraged to Participate in Ag Drainage Survey, New Video Highlights Agricultural Drainage Assistance Program, KCD Initiates Conservation Conversations, Pre-Ordering Begins for KCD Native Plant Sale, Trail Design Workshop, Seminars for Forest Landowners, King County Rural Forest Commission Seeks New Members, Join the Totem Lake Stewardship Team, Schedule Group Volunteer Events, 2015 State of the Sound Report, KCD Forestry Program Position Open for Military Veteran, Snoqualmie Valley Landowners Plan New Watershed Improvement District, Volunteer Opportunities, Calendar of Events.

October 2015
KCD Annual Meeting, Land & Water Stewardship Series, Ag Drainage Program Returns 115 Acres to Full Production, Volunteers Restore Licorice Fern Natural Area, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grants Presentation, Trinity Ranch Showcases Best Management Practices, WCC Crew Completes Year of Service, Susan Heiser Displays Farm of Merit Sign, Sarah Tomt Returns to College, Bridge Installation Opens More than a Mile of Fish Habitat, Meet Shanna Hobbs - KCD Project Assistant, Chauncey Foster Joins KCD, Emily Carlson New Education Intern, Vashon Land Trust Preserves Historic Matsuda Farm, Tour Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Sign Up for Duwamish Alive, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

September 2015
KCD Agricultural Drainage Program Restores Land that was "Too Wet to Farm," Seahurst Park Restoration Honored, KCD Stream Steward Training, Welcome Emmett Wild & Mike Lasecki, Winter Horsekeeping Workshop, TrinityRanch Tour, Schedule Special Volunteer Events, Mark Timken Restores Vashon Island Habitat, White Center Rain Garden, Frog Frolic, Chomp!, Cedar River Salmon Journey, Firewise Workshop, Bridges & Roads Task Force, KCD Manure Match, Calendar of Events..

August 2015
KCD Urban Forest Health Management Program, Regional Food System Presentation Workshop, KCD Regional Food System Program Manager Position Open, KCD Partners with King County to Improve Agricultural Drainage, Early Action Project: Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative, Aquatic Areas Habitat Assistant Wanted, Americorps Positions Open, Green Kent Partnership Interns, Ed & Barbara Bickford Honored with KCD Farm of Merit Sign, King County WaterWorks Grant Program, Farmers Dealing with Drought, Rainwater Collection, Water Conservation Resources, Drip Irrigation, King County Firewise Program, Manure Match, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

July 2015
KCD Regional Food System Grant Program Launched, Early Action Projects, Meet Us at the Market, King County Farmers Show their Pride, Work Set to Begin on Ag Drainage Projects, KCD Marine Shoreline Workshops, Snoqualmie Tribe Restores Sammamish River Riparian Habitat, K-T Cattle Co Honored as Farm of Merit, KCD Stream Steward Workshop, Bears in Snoqualmie Valley, KCD Farm Tour, King County Firewise Program, Septic & Wellhead Workshop, Seattle Urban Farm Tour, Vashon Forest Field Day, Hay Probe Loan Program, Volunteer Opportunities, Events Calendar.

June 2015
Regional Food System Grant Program Announced, Meet KCD Staff at Farmers Markets, Welcome Katie Pencke, Volunteer for KCD Work Groups, Marine Shoreline Workshops, KCD Resource Planner Position Open, City of Redmond Celebrates Bear Creek Restoration, Tool Drive for Veterans, Reserve KCD Manure Spreader, KCD Inspires Career Choice for Jessi Bloom, Codiga Park Restoration, Jay Mirro's Farm Tour, RainWise Program, Highline College Community Agriculture Certificate, Volunteer Opportunities, Events Calendar.

May 2015
2015 Green Globe Awards, Regional Food System Program, Governor Inslee Signs Conservation District Legislation, Urban Aquatic Enhancement Program, 2015 Northwest Washington Regional Envirothon, Agricultural Drainage Funding Available, Snoqualmie Valley Agricultural Drainage Survey, KCD Advisory Committee, Tour Jay Mirro's Farm, Local Food Infrastructure Survey, Tool Drive for Veterans, Pasture Management Workshop, KCD Manure Spreader, Snoqualmie Watershed Photo Contest, Volunteer Opportunities, Events Calendar.

April 2015
Jim Haack Elected to Board of Supervisors, KCD Regional Food System Program Announced, King County Local Food Initiative Report, Telling the Conservation District Story in Olympia, Snohomish Valley Landowners Tackle Drainage & Water Rights Issues, Forest Management Coached Planning Class, KCD Initiates Expanded Forestry Services, Soil Testing, KCD Manure Spreader, Duwamish Alive, Oxbow Farm Habitat Planting, KCD Marine Shoreline Program, 2015 Regional Envirothon, Puget Sound Farm Guide, Calendar, and Volunteer Events.

March 2015
KCD Election, 2015 Native Plant Sale, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grants Program, Yesler Swamp Habitat Restoration, Revitalizing Agriculture in the Snoqualmie Valley, Snoqualmie Valley Snapshot, King County Farm Pad Program, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Duwamish Alive, KCD Manure Spreader, Boise Creek Community Project, and Volunteer Events.

February 2015
KCD Native Plant Sale, KCD Election, Agricultural Drainage Program, Wetland Plant Cooperative Volunteer Opportunities, Landowner Incentive Program, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Welcome Nikki Wolf to the KCD Staff, Seattle Police Mounted Patrol Unit Tour, Innovations in Horsekeeping Workshop, NW Flower & Garden Show, Urban Pollination Project, Manure Match Program, Seattle Tilth Master Composting & Recycling Programs, and Volunteer Opportunities.

January 2015
Director's Message, KCD Native Plant Sale, Marlla Mhoon: Planting a Backyard Paradise, KCD Election, Make the Most of Manure, KCD Awards More than $1 Million in Grants, Information for Bridle Trails Horse Owners, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Landowner Incentive Program, NW Flower & Garden Show, Native Trees of Western Washington, Care for Urban Fruit Trees, Volunteer Events.

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