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Notice of Public Hearing

On Monday, November 17th, the Metropolitan King County Council voted 8-0 to authorize the King Conservation District's 2015 program of work and budget. The Council's action crowned more than 18 months of roundtable discussions among the full-range of the District's constituents.

Priorities in the District's new work plan include fostering sustainable regional food systems, rural and urban forestry, rural and urban agriculture, shoreline and riparian habitats, and expanded landowner incentives.

Employment Opportunity

The King Conservation District is looking for a motivated, self-directed individual to support the King CD Volunteer and Aquatic Area Enhancement Programs.  The AmeriCorps position is offered in partnership with the Mt Adams Institute VetsWork program.  The successful candidate will spend their time recruiting volunteers, scheduling and managing volunteer events and support aquatic area restoration projects.  This job is an AmeriCorps position open to military Veterans.  Email americoprsjobs@kingcd.org for application instructions.

2015 Election Information

The King Conservation District Board of Supervisors passed a Resolution on November 10, 2014 to establish the requirements for the 2015 election for the open seat #3 on the King Conservation District (KCD) Board. Read more here.

Land and Water Stewardship Workshop for Livestock Owners

The King Conservation District invites you to participate in four FREE workshops on land and livestock management practices. Work with technicians to discover ways you can have less mud, better pastures, manage manure, and care for stream and wetlands.
click here.

King Conservation District’s Proposed 2015 Work Plan Available

Following 18 months of intensive community involvement, on July 31st the King Conservation District submitted its 2015 Program of Work to King County. The Metropolitan King County Council will vote on the proposal later this fall. The submittal documents, including letters of support and focus area fact sheets, are available
click here.

Marine Shoreline Workshops

In June, 2014, the King Conservation District hosted two free Marine Shoreline Workshops for property owners along the marine shorelines of King County. Learn about the ecological, geological, and vegetation management issues associated with owning a property Where the Water Begins. Learn more

Event Summary: Climate Change and Horse Keeping Conference

On April 25, 2014, the King Conservation District hosted a ground breaking conference on Climate Change and Horse Keeping. The conference was videotaped and is available for viewing. Learn more

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.

Property Tax Information

The King County Council passed an ordinance authorizing the King Conservation District to institute a new system of rates & charges. For details click here.

Rose Foundation Awards Grant for Bothell Stream Restoration Project

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.

KCD Report of Accomplishments

Read about the 2013 - 2014 accomplishments of the King Conservation District.

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