NACD Pacific Region Representative (Staff): Ariel Rivers (ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org), Livermore, CA
Events and News:
- COVID-19 Resources:
- NACD Resources for COVID-19
- State Resources from Oregon, Washington and California.
- Western Governor’s Association: COVID-19 in the West
- The Conservation Planning Boot Camp Sessions for April and May have been cancelled, but district employees may still apply for sessions later in the year.
- Additional guidance from FEMA.
- Please reference the weekly eResource and our Calendar of Events for any cancellations or postponements of NACD events. Currently, the summer and regional meetings are still planned for July and September, respectively.
- Upcoming Events:
- Sept. 1, 4-5 PM (Pacific Time): Pacific Region Bi-Monthly Zoom Calls. Contact Ariel for log-in information.
- Ongoing: Opportunity to support district grants by donating to Friends of NACD
- Ongoing: Conservation Planning Boot Camp accepting applications
- Submit any questions, news or events to Ariel Rivers, ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org and check NACD’s calendar for more events
Region Specific Resources:
- NACD Investments in the Pacific Region
- National Conservation District Employees Association (NCDEA) Pacific Region Representative: Mandy Parkes, Inland Empire RCD (CA)
- Washington State Conservation Commission District Marketing Toolkit
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources:
- NACD Tribal Outreach and Partnership Resource Policy Group
- Latino Conservation Week
- Conservationists of Color Resources List
- References for Virtual Activities:
- Technical Assistance 2020 Updates:
|Reporting Period||Report Due|
|January 1 – March 31||April 20|
|April 1 – June 30||July 20|
|July 1 – September 30||October 20|
|October 1 – December 31||January 20|
- Urban and Community Conservation Grants:
- Congratulations to the 2020 awardees, including 8 districts in California and Washington.
- Friends of NACD District Grants
- Other Funding Opportunities
Federal Policy and Partner Updates:
- Western Landowners Alliance (WLA) and WRA, Inc. have partnered to offer a nine-part, monthly blog series focused on how landowners can leverage the opportunities offered by conservation finance to further both conservation and economic goals
- Send any comments, questions, or ideas to Ariel Rivers, ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org
Meeting Minutes and Notes:
- Pacific Region Meeting Notes, Bi-Monthly Zoom Meeting: 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
Recent Monthly Updates:
Sign up HERE for monthly updates. If you have any information to include, please contact Ariel Rivers.
- May Pacific Region Update: Available Online.
- April Pacific Region Update: April 30, 2020.
- March Pacific Region Update: March 31, 2020.
- February Pacific Region Update: February 28, 2020.
- January Pacific Region Update: January 31, 2020.
- November Pacific Region Update: November 19, 2019.
- October Pacific Region Update: October 17, 2019.
Where to Find Your Region Rep:
- All staff travel is suspended through September 2020
- Request staff or officer attendance at an event
Please send any resources, job posts, events, blogs, news to share, questions, comments, etc. to Ariel Rivers, ariel-rivers[at]nacdnet.org
For information on the Pacific Region meeting, click here.