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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.

December 2017
KCD Native Plant Sale, Regional Food System Program Awards $524,595 in Grants, Board of Supervisors Position Open, Seattle Backyard Stewardship Project, KCD Year-End Celebration, Farms of Merit, Envirothon Teams Forming, Kent Hillside Paradise Community Garden, Cultivating Success Course, Prepare for Flooding, Rain Garden for Rural Properties, English Ivy Study, Landscaping with Native Plants, 2018 NW Flower & Garden Festival, KCD Engineer Position Open, Events Calendar.

November 2017
KCD Native Plant Sale, Seattle Community Partnership Grants, 2018 KCD Election, Year of the Pollinator, Vashon Island Firewise Community, KCD Advisory Committee, Latest News from Hillside Paradise, Agricultural Drainage Program Serves More Farmers, Employment Opportunities: Agricultural Drainage Program Coordinator, Landowner Incentive Program Coordinator, Rachel Konrady New Urban Habitat Restoration Coordinator, Mark Musick Retires, Land & Water Stewardship Series, Plastics Workshop, Farm Tour, Envirothon Training, Stream Restoration Workshop, Deadhorse Canyon Planting Day, King County Community Engagement Grants, Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative Thanksgiving Box, Calendar of Events.

October 2017
Alpental Firewise Community, Emily Webster new KCD Farm Services Manager, Emily Carlson Returns as Operations Project Coordinator, Crispin Peters to Coordinate Restoration Projects, Stevie Knapp New Education Program Coordinator, WCC Crews Begin Year of Service, Weeds Invade Pacific Northwest, Kristen Reichardt Seeks Presenters for King ECO Net Summit, Salmon Spawning Across Puget Sound Region, Urban Streams Workshops, Land & Water Stewardship Series, Duwamish Alive, Focus on Farming Conference, Employment Opportunities: Agricultural Drainage Program Coordinator and Shorelines & Riparian Habitat Improvement Program Assistant, Soil Testing, Snohomish Agriculture Resilience Plan, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

September 2017
Discovery Farms, KCD Program of Work, Agricultural Drainage Program, WSU Cultivating Success, Deadhorse Canyon Stewardship Project, KCD Communications Position Open, 2018 Envirothon, Redmond Neighborhood Steward Program, Salmon SEEson, Paddocks Workshop, Small Farm Equipment Workshop, Land & Water Stewardship Series, Taste Washington Day, Meet Lindsey Davidson, Stink Bug Invasion, Stream Buffer Showcase, Horses & Salmon, 21st Annual Frog Frolic, and Calendar of Events.

August 2017
Issaquah Creek Restoration, Marine Shorelines Workshops, Refugee Community Garden, Kent Hillside Garden, K-12 Stormwater Curriculum, King County Fair, Fire Danger High, South King County Food Growers, Welcome Resource Planner Megan Melick, AmeriCorps Positions Open, Puget Sound Farm Guide, Chomp!, Cultivating Success Farm Walk, Vashon Forest Owners Field Day, Coached Forestry Class, Beaver Biology & Management Workshop, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

July 2017
Snoqualmie Fish, Farm, Flood Agreement, Hügelkultur Map, Emmett Wild Employee of the Year, Hillside Garden De-Paving, King County Fair, NW Farm Credit Services Grant, Savor Snoqualmie, Anna Teachman Crowned Washington State Dairy Ambassador, Airport Community Ecology Fund, AmeriCorps Positions Open, Landowner Incentive Program, Tips on Equestrian Real Estate, WSU Coached Forestry, Farm Management Workshop, Tour Soggy Bottom Farm, Reduce Plastics, Marine Shorelines Workshop, Family Horse Farm Tour, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

June 2017
Hügelmeisters Meet in Renton, KCD Planning Team Provides Conservation Services, Visit KCD Booth at Vashon Sheepdog Classic, Agricultural Drainage Projects Underway, Neighbors Plant Paradise for Kent Refugee Families, KCD Engineer Position Open, Marine Shorelines Workshops, Urban Freshwater Shorelines Workshops, KCD Hosted 2017 Washington State Envirothon, WCC Crews Restore Kirkland Habitat, Forest Health & Firewise Workshop, Twilight Pasture Walk, Vashon Fresh, Mary Olson Farm, Knotweed Control Workshops, KCD Manure Spreader, Poultry Processing Equipment Signup, Soil Testing, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

May 2017
North Creek Forest Ribbon Cutting, Planting Hillside Paradise Garden, “On the Grow” Truck Farm, Vashon Sheepdog Classic, CitySoil Farm, Join KCD Team, Wildfire Awareness Month, Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance Green Globe Award, Farms for Life, Hantavirus Threat in King County, Ecotourism Farm Tour, Urban Streams & Wetlands Workshop, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program, WUS Forest Health Workshop, 2017 WaterWorks Grants Announced, Spanish Language Volunteer Event at Longfellow Creek, Children’s Programs: Farrel-McWhirter Farm School, Oxbow Farm, Kelsey Creek Farm, Marine Shorelines Workshops, Schedule KCD Manure Spreader, Manure Match Program, Soil Testing, Bike Everywhere Month, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

April 2017
Native Plant Sale a Great Success, 2017 Regional Food System Grant Program Announced, Grant Orientation Workshop, Dates Set for KCD-Seattle Community Grants Workshops, Agricultural Drainage Program Honored with Futurewise Award, Farm Services Program Manager Position Open, Urban Shorelines Workshops, King County Releases Local Food Initiative Report, Hügelkultur Events, Forest Management Classes Coming to Enumclaw, Meet Anna Teachman: King-Pierce Counties Dairy Ambassador, Trilogy Community Reduces Wildfire Threat, Seven Teams Participated in Northwest Regional Envirothon, Flood Control District Grants Announced, Duwamish Alive Restoration on Earth Day, Savor the Abundance of the Snoqualmie Valley, Stewardship Partners Hosts “Earth Month” Events Restoring the Snoqualmie River, Volunteer Naturalists Wanted at Oxbow Kids’ Farm, Make the Most of Manure, Soil Testing, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

March 2017
KCD Native Plant Sale & Community Fair, Annual Meeting Honors Conservation Leaders, Army Veteran Brett Anderson Joins KCD Forestry Team, KCD Strengthens Bonds with State Legislators, Vashon Land & Water Stewardship Series, Spanish Language Volunteer Event, King County Farm Pad Program, Enumclaw Farm Tour, Forest Coached Stewardship Course, Volunteers Welcome at CitySoil Farm, Designing Paddocks for Chore Efficiency, Urban Streams Workshops, Jubilee Farm Awarded KCD Funds for Composting System, Habitat Restoration Workshop for Military Veterans, South King County Town Hall, KCD Booth at Flower & Garden Show, Register for Tilth Soil & Water Stewardship Training, Northwest Regional Envirothon, Meet John Rosapepe – KCD Outreach Team, Soil Testing Service, Erin Ericson to Assist Snoqualmie Valley Landowners, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

February 2017
KCD Annual Meeting, Native Plant Sale & Community Fair, Dick Ryon Continues on KCD Board, Landscaping with Native Plants Workshop, AmeriCorps Environmental Outreach Position Open, Visit KCD Booth at Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Envirothon Provides High School Students with Hands-On Experience with Resource Conservation, Stream & Wetland Enhancement Workshops, Matsuda Farm History & Habitat Restoration, Vashon Land & Water Stewardship Series, Expanding Sonju Park Community Garden, Enumclaw STEM Expo, Landowner Incentive Program Funding Available, Mobile Poultry Processing Equipment, 2017 Farm Guide, King County Historic Barn Preservation Program, KCD Soil Testing Service, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

January 2017
KCD Native Plant Sale, Expanded Services for Rural Landowners, KCD Annual Meeting, Landscaping with Native Plants, Envirothon Teams Forming, Planting with Children at Cedar River Montessori School, Newaukum Creek Landowners Encouraged to Protect Riparian Habitat, Learn About Riparian Buffers, Join the KCD Volunteer Outreach Team, Growing Community in Tukwila, WSU Cultivating Success, Cover Crop Seed Cost Share, Snoqualmie Valley Landowners Lease Water Rights, Martin Luther King Day of Service, Military Veterans Restore Longfellow Creek, Matt Maria New KCD Grants Coordinator, Mark Musick Joins KCD as Communications Coordinator, Habitat Steward Training, Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

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