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NACD’s Pacific Region representative is Ariel Rivers, PhD. Ariel is based in California and can be reached at ariel-rivers@nacdnet.org.

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Executive Board Member: Tom Wehri, Placer County RCD (CA)
Region Chair: Doug Rushton, Thurston CD (WA)
Region Vice Chair: Mae Nakahata, Maui County SWCDs (HI)

NCDEA Pacific Region Representative: Mandy Parkes, Inland Empire RCD (CA)

NACD Pacific Region Representative (Staff): Ariel Rivers, PhD (ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org), Livermore, CA

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2021 Pacific Region Meeting Schedule:

All meetings are open to any interested district affiliates and partners, but only NACD Board of Directors may vote when needed. Contact Ariel for meeting access.


Region Specific Dues and Outreach Resources:


Funding Information:

  • Grant Resources for Conservation Districts:
  • Technical Assistance 2021 Updates:
    • To date, 55 Pacific Region conservation districts have received funding through this NACD-NRCS joint partnership.
    • Additional information, including success stories, FAQs, reporting documents and the next funding cycle are available on NACD’s Technical Assistance Grants page.
    • See totals for each year for each region, and national totals, below.

  • Urban and Community Conservation Grants: 
    • To date, 39 Pacific Region conservation districts have received funding through this NACD-NRCS joint partnership.
    • Additional information, including success stories, FAQs, reporting documents and the next funding cycle are available on NACD’s Urban Agriculture Conservation Grants page.
    • See totals for each year for each region, and national totals, below.


Meeting Minutes and Notes:

  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Meeting (Zoom): May 2021.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, NACD 2020 Annual Meeting (Zoom)February 2021.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Meeting (Zoom): January 2021.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Meeting (Zoom): November 2020.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Meeting (Zoom): September 2020.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Meeting (Zoom): July 2020.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Minutes, NACD 2020 Annual Meeting (Las Vegas, NV): February 9, 2020.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Notes, NACD 2019 Summer Meeting (Santa Fe, NM): August 4, 2019.
  • Pacific Region Meeting Minutes, NACD 2019 Annual Meeting (San Antonio, TX): February 3, 2019
  • Pacific Region Meeting Minutes, NACD 2018 Summer Meeting (Kennewick, WA): September 18, 2018
  • Pacific Region Meeting Minutes, NACD 2018 Annual Meeting (Nashville, TN): January 28, 2018

Where to Find Your Region Rep:

Please send any resources, job posts, events, blogs, news to share, questions, comments, etc. to Ariel Rivers, PhD, ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org

 

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