Foster Creek Conservation District
Foster Creek Conservation District

Winter Newsletter 2017

Education and Outreach

Are you a teacher?   A student?   An inquisitive person? Do you want to know more about the health of our watersheds in Douglas County? Would you be interested in learning about water and all the things it affects: soil, plants,...

Meet Our New Staff!

The featured image for this article is our whole staff: (L-R) Amanda, Jon, Elizabeth, Aaron, Darlene and Olivia - - - continue reading to meet the newest arrivals. Darlene Driver has been working with us for a little while now,...

Winter Water Quality Tip

Try using alternative de-icers! Rock salt, also known as sodium chloride or just NaCl, is readily available, effective at warmer temperatures and cheap, but when it builds up from repeated or overuse in winter, it can be harmful to metal,...

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP)

The development of the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) work plan is underway.  The Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) became law in the state of Washington in 2011 under RCW 36.70A.705 as an alternative to critical area management. Traditionally, critical...

Biological Weed Control 2017 – order now!

We are now taking orders for the 2017 biological weed control season! Generally, weevil insects are purchased to control the highly competitive Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica, a noxious weed which reduces the availability of quality forage and negatively impacts the...

Cold? Recipes, tips and tricks to keep you warm this winter…

Well, winter is officially here. Arctic air may hover, snowbanks may pile up, your vehicle may be frosty each morning, but why resign to feeling cold this winter season? You might be thinking, “Cold? No! I just take a long,...

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