Serving the community through quality technical assistance for natural resource stewardship.
To protect natural resources; enhance sustainable, profitable agriculture; and improve the quality of life in Douglas County, by: Encouraging good land stewardship through education, incentives, and quality technical assistance. Protecting individual and private property rights. Building strong coalitions with other groups. Including, but not limited to, government assistance as a valid conservation partner to agriculture, by providing quality, intelligent, technical assistance to cooperators and partners.
Position vacant - VSP Coordinator
The District is looking for a Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) Coordinator to support all aspects of Douglas County’s VSP Plan, approved in April 2018. The position is primarily responsible for working directly with landowners and local agencies to oversee the successful implementation of the VSP work plan throughout Douglas County. For information and to apply for this position, use the following link:
FOSTER CREEK BOARD MEETINGS
Foster Creek Conservation District holds a board meeting the second Wednesday of every month except for August, when no meeting is held.
Foster Creek CD will hold a regular Board of Supervisors meeting via Zoom, on January 13, 2021
between 1.00 – 3.00 pm.
For the Zoom link or additional information, please contact District Manager Amanda Ward on:
Ph: 509-449-2158; 509-888-6373; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out FCCD's meeting schedule, check out our "Events" page.
Two positions on the Foster Creek Conservation District Board, one elected and one by appointment, are expiring in May 2021. If you would like to be a candidate, please contact the FCCD District Manager for the appropriate paperwork. Every candidate in a conservation district election must be a qualified district elector. A qualified district elector is a registered voter residing within the boundary of the conservation district where the candidate wishes to serve. In addition, some positions may be required to own land or operate a farm to be eligible.
FCCD Election Resolution Notice:
A mail-in election for a board seat on the Foster Creek Conservation District will be held on March 3, 2021. Elections procedures are available from the district office.
For more information, or to request a ballot, please contact Amanda Ward, Foster Creek Conservation District on 509-888-6373. Additional information can be found by visiting the Washington State Conservation Commission website at: http://www.scc.wa.gov/.
More information about conservation district elections and the forms required can also be found on the Washington State Conservation Commission website: https://www.scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments.
**Attention all those affected by the Pearl Hill Fire**
Some Good News!
We would like to recognize the efforts of a few Douglas County residents who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in this difficult time. Heather Carrington in Bridgeport, Tiffany Wisdom in Leahy, and Manthy Salcido in Mansfield have taken it upon themselves to manage livestock feed donations to make sure livestock and ranchers are able to weather this disaster.
If you have been impacted by the Pearl Hill Fire and need feed for your livestock or if you have feed to donate, contact one of these three:
Heather Carrington - Bridgeport Area - (509) 951-5081
Tiffany Wisdom - Leahy/Foster Creek Area - (425) 508-3091
Manthy Salcido - Mansfield/Jameson Lake Area - (509) 449-2151
Or contact Ryan Lefler at FCCD at (509) 423-5990, email: email@example.com
Foster Creek CD is here to help
Foster Creek Conservation District (FCCD) is actively seeking sources of funding assistance for re-seeding of burned priority areas and other post-fire recovery.
We need your help to make these applications effective! We encourage land owners to call/email our staff to document losses and your main post-fire needs, or to fill out the Wildfire Intake Form below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org to request assistance.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions
FCCD’s office is closed to the public due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
FCCD staff continue to work, however, to reduce risk of exposure our office is closed to the public. Essential or time sensitive activies, including field work, will continue with appropriate social distancing measures in place. Staff contact phone numbers and emails are listed below:
If you want to learn more or stay up to date with what is going on, sign up today and stay in the loop!