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.

January 14, 2015

Plan to Attend the 2015 Annual Meeting

All is in order now for another information-packed Annual Meeting for WWCCD. The WWCCD Annual Mtg Agenda includes updates from NRCS and FSA, presentations on Soil Acidification, […]
January 9, 2015

Special Meeting Time

The WWCCD January Board Meeting will be held on January 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the District office (325 N. 13th Ave, Walla Walla) instead of […]
November 17, 2014

Annual Meeting and 2015 Election

A poll-site election for a board seat on the Walla Walla County Conservation District will be held in conjunction with the 2015 Annual Meeting on January […]
October 29, 2014

District, Greg Kinsinger Recognized

The District is pleased to announce that WWCCD was named SE Area District of the Year and Greg Kinsinger awarded SE Area District Employee of the […]
May 27, 2014

Salmon Projects in the News

The Salmon Recovery Office, part of the state Recreation and Conservation Office, manages funding for salmon recovery projects.  In selecting projects, RCO relies on the guidance […]
May 19, 2014

Wecome new interns!

Two interns have joined the staff here at the district. Travis Morrison is enrolled in the civil engineering program at Walla Walla University and is bringing […]
January 9, 2014

Plan to Attend the Annual Meeting

On January 29th, the WWCCD 2014 Annual Meeting will be held at the Walla Walla Regional Airport Community Meeting Room.  Rolls and coffee will be available […]
November 20, 2013

Upcoming District Elections

The Walla Walla County Conservation District is pleased to announce an opportunity to contribute to conservation and the community by serving on the Board of Supervisors. […]
October 17, 2013

District Office Re-Opens

With the end of the federal shut-down, the District office is once again open for business. Burn permit applications are available any time, and assistance is offered Tuesday […]