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.

May 18, 2016

Request for Proposals: Voluntary Stewardship Program

The Voluntary Stewardship Program work group has agreed to search for a consultant to assist with the program. The full RFP is located here: RFP for […]
April 28, 2016

Job Opening: Resource Technician

The District is seeking applicants to aid our fish screens and meters program and Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Requirements: strong knowledge/understanding of irrigation systems, ability to […]
April 26, 2016

May 2nd VSP Work Group Meeting

The second meeting of the VSP work group will take place at the District Office at 1:00 p.m. on May 2nd. The agenda includes learning more […]
April 4, 2016

VSP Meeting April 5th

The first meeting of the Voluntary Stewardship Program Working Group will take place April 5th at 1:00 at the District office (325 N.13th Avenue).  This meeting […]
April 1, 2016

Ecology Announces Snake River Region Study

Snake River Region Assessment- Summer 2016 The Washington State Department of Ecology will be completing a region-wide assessment of the Snake River region and its tributaries. […]
February 17, 2016

Special Meeting February 18th

The WWCCD Board of Supervisor will be meeting at the District Office at 10:00 a.m. to evaluate applicants for the position of District Manger. Click here […]
February 3, 2016

Appointed Position on Board

The Walla Walla County Conservation District is seeking applicants for an opening on its Board of Supervisors. This position is currently held by Pat McConnell and […]
January 12, 2016

Annual Meeting is ON, the Election Canceled

Plan to attend the WWCCD Annual Meeting  being held January 28th, 2016, at the Walla Walla Regional Airport.  The  draft agenda  shows a full morning of […]
January 8, 2016

Special Meeting Time

Due to scheduling conflicts, the January Board meeting will be held at NOON on Monday, January 11th, instead of the regular time of 4:00 p.m.  See […]