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Did You Know? Recommendations for district communications

        As part of a six-month series on district operations, the Did You Know? monthly feature in eResource will highlight chapters of the NACD District Outlook Task Force report: “Blueprint for Locally-Led Conservation – A Strategy for District Success and Sustainability” (available here on our website). This month’s chapter tackles communications. For…… Continue reading →

Did You Know? NACD has a Soil Health Champions Network

By Beth Mason [caption id="attachment_7033" align="alignright" width="619"] Each dot on the map above represents a Soil Health Champion. Is your state represented in the Network?[/caption] In 2014, NACD received a three-year NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to promote the adoption of soil health practices across the United States. The grant has two parts: First, NACD…… Continue reading →

Did You Know? From the Presidents Association

Before NACD’s 1962 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, an affiliate organization didn’t exist to support and champion the individuals who served as presidents of their state associations. Luckily, that changed when the “Association of Past Presidents of State Associations of Conservation Districts" was formally established through a bylaw amendment at NACD’s 1963 Annual Meeting in Denver.…… Continue reading →

Did You Know? What the National Conservation Foundation does for you

By Gene Schmidt The National Conservation Foundation has been in operation for over 20 years, thanks to some forward thinking leadership on the part of the National Association of Conservation Districts. Supporters of NACD utilize the National Conservation Foundation to underscore the tremendous work the association does on Capitol Hill and for locally-led, voluntary conservation programs across the nation's landscape.…… Continue reading →

Did You Know? How to grow a conservation partnership

By Michelle Lovejoy North Carolina is proud to be the “first in conservation" as the home of Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennett and the first conservation district in Anson County. We pride ourselves on a strong conservation partnership with districts being the go-to place for natural resource management solutions on private and public lands. North Carolina has…… Continue reading →

Did You Know? How to be a high-achieving district

By Mike Brown Our heritage began over 75 years ago, and the accomplishments achieved by conservation districts have been nothing short of remarkable. We have transformed the American landscape from barren wastelands of the Dust Bowl era to productive working lands that support healthy wildlife populations, protect water quality, and invest in the future by…… Continue reading →

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