On Sept. 11, 2021 the Beaver County Conservation District in Oklahoma hosted a “Surviv’n Blazes Block Party” during the annual Beaver County Free Fair. The event attracted more than 100 attendees and was a celebration of wildfire recovery and resiliency following the “412 Wildfire” that blazed through the county on March 7, 2020. The event… [...]Continue Reading
Over 50 years ago, Westmoreland Conservation District (WCD) in Pennsylvania worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Soil Conservation Service (SCS), now the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), on a flood control project in Jacobs Creek. Floods were causing extensive damage to Scottdale and its surrounding areas, so a unique watershed-wide flood-control project (PL… [...]Continue Reading
As part of King Conservation District (KCD)’s interlocal agreement with King County, funding and staff time has been set aside to support urban forest health programming in municipalities throughout King County to address tree canopy decline in Washington and the inequitable distribution of urban forests and the benefits that they provide. “We’ve been able to… [...]Continue Reading
NACD’s mission is to promote responsible management and conservation of natural resources on all lands by representing locally-led conservation districts and their associations through grassroots advocacy, education and partnerships.