Voluntary Stewardship Program: Going Strong!

With the approval of the Walla Walla VSP Work Plan in November 2017, the District is moving forward on implementing the plan. VSP is a voluntary alternative to regulation under the Critical Areas Ordinance.  The new Work Plan sets forth a process to demonstrate that the critical areas on ag. ground are already 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 webpage here.


No Election at the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is on! With an agenda   of interesting topics. and three pesticide credits, don’t miss the meeting Thursday January 18th at the airport.  WWCCD Board of Supervisors would like to inform the voting public that the incumbent, Todd Kimball, has been re-elected to
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2018 Election and Annual Meeting!

The 2018 WWCCD Annual Meeting and Election will be held January 18th, 2018 at the WW Regional Airport.  Staff is busy recruiting speakers and lining up great presentations.  Three pesticide credits are available and a hosted luncheon is planned. The WWCCD Annual Mtg agenda 2018 includ
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VSP Meeting Canceled

The regular November meeting of the VSP work group has been canceled. The Work Plan is still under review by the state Technical Panel. No further business needs to be conducted.  The December meeting will be held December 5th.
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