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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 2016
KCD Native Plant Sale, McAleer Creek Restoration Projects, Welcome Nancy Tosta – KCD Board Associate, Landscaping with Native Plants Workshops, Fruit Varieties for Western Washington, KUOW Spotlight Series, McAuliffe Park Learning Garden, Kevin Zorbrist Book Signing, Online Forest Coached Planning Course, Urban Shorelines Workshops, KCD Firewise Planning Services, Envirothon Registration, KCD Year End Celebration, KCD Urban Forest Health Management Program, Volunteers Needed, Events Calendar, and Volunteer Opportunities.

November 2016
Bea Covington new KCD Executive Director, Burr Mosby Appointed to Board of Supervisors, 2017 Native Plant Sale, KCD Urban Forestry Program, 2016 Member Jurisdiction Grants, KCD Regional Food System Grants, Rachel Konrady & Erin Ericson Employees of the Year, Agricultural Drainage Program Awarded Major Grant, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Tour, Krainick Dairy Culvert Replacement, KCD Soil Testing Survey, WCC Crew Begins Year of Service, Stacie Powers new Education Coordinator, Jacob de Guzman new Restoration Project Coordinator, Alex Martinsons new Landowner Incentive Program Assistant, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Shopping for Horse Properties, Hugelkultur Workshop, Rain Garden Workshop, Sustainable Energy on the Farm, Urban Shorelines Workshops, Events Calendar, Volunteer Opportunities.

October 2016
Agricultural Drainage Project Returns More Farmland to Production, Elk Run Farm Grows to Feed the Hungry, Hugelkultur Beds Build Soil & Save Water, Learn How to Protect Salmon & Earn Income, Landowners Encouraged to Protect Properties Along Urban Streams & Wetlands, KCD Leads Effort to Control Knotweed on Boise Creek, Land & Water Stewardship Series Comes to Carnation, Salmon are Spawning Across Puget Sound Region, Duwamish Alive!, KCD Supports Hands-on Learning at Mary Olson Farm, Shopping for Horse Properties, Bring Your Family for a Free Tour of Mary Olson Farm, Rain Gardens Beautify & Protect Properties, Meet KCD at Ballard Farmers Market, Taste Washington Day, Register Your High School Team for 2017 Envirothon, Washington Young Farmers Coalition Mixer, Soil Testing, Landslide Hazards Workshops, Events Calendar, Volunteer Opportunities.

September 2016
KCD Presents 2017 Program of Work to King County Council, Normandy Park Habitat Restoration Open House, Urban Stream & Wetland Workshop, Agricultural Drainage Projects Set to Begin, Puget Sound Nearshore Tour Report, Remembering George Irwin, Register for Cultivating Success Course, KCD Honors Brandy Reed & Josh Monaghan, Salmon Journey Naturalists, Salmon Season, Duwamish Alive!, Hugelkultur Workshop, Profitable Horsekeeping Farm Tour, CitySoil Farm, WSU Forest Stewardship Course, City of Covington Celebrates Community Park, Taste Washington Day, Snoqualmie Valley Farms are Outdoor Schools, World Water Quality Day, Prepare for 2017 Envirothon, Newaukum Watershed Project Updates, Newaukum Landowner Survey, Met Us at the Farmers Market, Events Calendar, Volunteer Opportunities.

August 2016
Food System Metrics Project, King County Fair Report, Snoqualmie Valley Watershed Improvement District, Mobile Soils App Grant, Snoqualmie Watershed Forum Tour, KCD Grant Awards, Cultivating Success Courses, WSU Forestry Field Day & Coached Planning, Calkins Point Restoration, Kokanee Salmon Return to Lake Sammamish, Join the WCC Crew, Engaging Veterans in Habitat Restoration, Chauncey Foster Thank You, AmeriCorps Education Coordinator Position, Max & Erin Prinsen Preserve Ecological Treasure, Freshwater Shorelines Workshop, Freshwater Shorelines Curriculum RFP, Discovery Park Restoration, Beacon Food Forest, CHOMP!, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

July 2016
Rural Forest Health Management Program, WSU Extension Forestry, King County Fair, Marine Shorelines Workshop, Composting Workshop, Innovations in Horsekeeping Workshop & Farm Tour, Courtney Naumann New KCD Resource Planner, Sustainable Small Farm Tour, Learning About the Bugs & Bees, Auburn International Farmers Market, AmeriCorps Restoration Coordinator Position, WCC Crew in the News, Reaching Out to Military Veterans, Firewise for Horse & Livestock Owners, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, Manure Match, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

June 2016
Bellevue City Hall Green Roof, Native Pollinator Workshops, KCD Survey, Alayne Blickle Pollinator Article, Vashon Sheepdog Classic, King County Agriculture Commission Meeting, Marine Shoreline Workshops, Managing Horse Properties Workshop, KCD Stream Stewards, Urban Health Management Program, Woodinville Dr Prescribes Vegetables Instead of Pills, Manure Match, The Shark Garden, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, KCD Outreach Volunteer Team, King County Fair, Meet Us at the Market, Shadow Lake Nature Preserve Career Opportunities, Elk Run Farm Grand Opening, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

May 2016
Regional Food System Grant Pre-Proposals, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program Update, Local Infrastructure Food Team, Farm King County, Rep. Noel Frame Tours KCD Projects, Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon at Duwamish Alive!, Marine Shoreline Workshops, Envirothon Report, Welcome New Staff, Xerces Society Workshops, Soil Testing, Manure Match, Poultry Processing Equipment, Vashon Sheepdog Classic, Wildfire Awareness, AmeriCorps Restoration Coordinator, Fence Building Workshop Report, Knotweed Control Workshops, Growing Veterans, Farm Guides, KCD Staff at Farmers Markets, Bike Everywhere Month, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

April 2016
Regional Food System Grant Program, Local Food System Infrastructure Mapping Tool, KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grants, King County Local Food Initiative, Community Agriculture Workshop, Stream Steward Training, Newaukum Creek Conservation Project, Ben Axt Joins KCD Staff, Duwamish Alive!, Soil Discovery Field Day, Soil Testing, Maximizing Chore Efficiency Workshop, Barn Again Grants, KCD Manure Spreader, Poultry Processing Equipment, King County Farmer T-Shirts, King County Fair, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

March 2016
KCD Native Plant Sale & Community Fair, Food System Grant Program RFP, Meeting with State Legislators, Employment Opportunities, Urban Forestry RFP Announced, Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Welcome Jarret Griesemer, Veterans at Longfellow Creek, Testing for Lead in Urban Soils, Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative, KCD Agricultural Drainage Program, Envirothon Events, Community Agriculture Planning, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

February 2016
Native Plant Sale, KCD Awards More than $1.8 Million in Grants, Max Prinsen Re-Elected, Manure Nutrient Management Training, Lane & Water Stewardship Series, Pasture Management Workshop, KCD Introduces New Poultry Processing Equipment Rental Program, Preparing for 2016 Envirothon, KCD Stream Steward Training, Landowner Incentive Program, Soil Testing, Luke Woodward Assists Local Food System Projects, Forest Stewardship Coached Planning, Green-Duwamish Watershed Symposium, Master Composting & Recycling Program, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

January 2016
KCD Program Celebration, Native Plant Sale, Board of Supervisors Candidate Filing, Native Plants Conservation Conversation, Volunteer with KCD Outreach Team, Amy Holmes Appointed to King County Ag Commission, Landowner Survey Documents Agricultural Drainage Needs, Paoletti Family Restores Salmon Habitat, Envirothon Teams Forming, Highline College Urban Ag Program, Dept of Ecology Landowner Outreach, Telling the Habitat Restoration Story, Shoreline Greenhouse for People with Disabilities, WSU Forest Stewardship Course, Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Snoqualmie Watershed Poster, Volunteer Opportunities, and Calendar of Events.

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or email us at district@kingcd.org