Voluntary Stewardship Program: Going Strong!

The District is moving forward helping area farmers and the county implement the VSP work plan. VSP is a voluntary alternative to regulation under the Critical Areas Ordinance. It demonstrates that the critical areas on ag. ground are being protected through voluntary conservation measures. These are things most farmers and ranchers are currently doing, like no-till and protecting riparian buffers. Progress is reported at 5-year intervals. And the stakes are high: if we can’t demonstrate that area farmers and ranchers are protecting critical areas, then ag. will be regulated under the strict requirements of the Critical Areas Ordinance. To learn more, contact the District office and check out the VSP web page here.


February Mini-Sessions

Mini-Sessions are planned for the end of February no matter what Mother Nature throws at us! Come learn from your fellow ag. producers and hear updates from agency folks and your conservation district. Areas and meeting times are as follows: Touchet Lowden area: Monday Feb. 25th 9:00
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2019 Annual Meeting site MOVED, Election canceled.

Due to circumstances entirely out of our control, the annual meeting site has been moved a few blocks from the airport to Cavu Cellars, 175 E Aeronca Avenue.  See the NEWS page for a map. The Walla Walla County Conservation District Board of Supervisors resolved on January 14, 2019, t
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January 2019 VSP Work Group Meeting

The next VSP Work Group meeting will be held January 7th at 1:00 pm at the District office. The January 2019 agenda includes discussion and prioritization of projects planned for VSP implementation.
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