NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TRANSFER OF SURPLUS REAL PROPERTY
Notice is hereby given that the King Conservation District Board of Supervisors (District) has scheduled a public hearing pursuant to RCW 39.33.020 to be held on Monday, September 14, 2015 at the District Office located at 1107 SW Grady Way, Suite 130, Renton, Washington at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as can be heard on the proposed transfer of certain real property located adjacent to Shadow Lake off of Peter Grubb Rd. SE, King County, Washington (Parcel No. 1822069002). Please see the News Release.
Meet Us at the Market!
Meet King Conservation District staff members at local farmers markets to learn about our services and pick up free packets of pollinator seeds. On August 21st look for us at the Phinney Neighborhood Farmers Market and on August 26th we’ll be at the Des Moines Waterfront Market. See you there!
KCD Strengthens Local Food Economy
In early 2015 we initiated a new KCD Regional Food System Program to support King County farmers, expand acreage in food production, improve food access, and increase the demand for local farm products. Our aim is help grow the local food economy through a combination of action initiatives, grants, and collaboration with partner organizations. Click on our Regional Food System Program page for details
KCD Introduces New Urban Forest Program
The King Conservation District’s new Urban Forest Health Management Program will invest up to $150,000 annually for the next five years to help communities steward street trees, urban backyards, and forested open spaces. For details click here.
We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:
Regional Food System Program Manager
Shorelines and Riparian Habitat Program Assistant
AmeriCorps Education Programs Coordinator
AmeriCorps Habitat Restoration Projects Coordinator
View job descriptions here.
Now available! The KCD/King County Conservation Panel & Task force Common Set of Recommendations Final Report
For a full report on the task force click here.
The King Conservation District has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Rose Foundation to help enhance an urban stream running through the North Creek Business Park and community sports fields.