Getting Cover on Prevented Planting Ground

Flooding across the Midwest has kept farmers from planting an unusually high number of acres this spring. Unable to plant their cash crop, many farmers are taking a second look at cover crops in order to maintain living cover on their fields and prevent erosion. Unfortunately, the relationship between cover crops and prevented planting crop…… Continue reading →

Natural Resources Districts Active in Flooding Relief

By Sunni Heikes-Knapton, NACD Northern Plains Region Representative The nation has been watching closely as the striking images of flooding from the Midwest are broadcast to the world: farm houses and grain bins standing like lonely islands in a sea, landscapes where floodwaters stretch to the horizon and beyond, paved roads chopped into intermittent chunks,…… Continue reading →

Northeast Region Builds Capacity with Pilot Project

By NACD Northeast Region Representative and Policy Specialist Eric Hansen In April 2018, representatives from across the conservation partnership in the Northeast met in Tarrytown, N.Y., to examine their current activities and assets. Participants shared their best practices and discussed their visions for the future. By the end of this meeting, eight action plans had…… Continue reading →

Conservación en el Caribe: Programas de Asistencia Tecnica

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] Por Rich Duesterhaus, Director de Proyectos y Asociaciones 28 de junio de 2018 – Después de los huracanes del año pasado, los distritos de conservación y sus socios en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos (USVI) enfrentaron altas cargas de trabajo y escasez de personal para implementar prácticas de conservación.…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: NACD Special Report

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] From June 25-29, NACD staff and leadership traveled to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) to meet with conservation districts and government officials.This newsletter features some of the highlights from last month's trip, blog posts from the team, and lessons learned during NACD's time in the Caribbean. For photos from the trip,…… Continue reading →

Conservación en el Caribe: Impactos y Esperanza

Por el miembro de la Junta Ejecutiva de la Región Sudeste de NACD, Jim Harreld 26 de junio de 2018 – Los impactos de los huracanes Irma y María pueden haber desaparecido de la cobertura mediática, pero continúan pesando sobre millones de estadounidenses, particularmente en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU. En…… Continue reading →

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