Foster Creek Conservation District
Foster Creek Conservation District

Welcome to the Foster Creek Conservation District

Our Mission

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 and building strong coalitions with other groups, including but not limited to, government assitance as a valid conervation partner to agriculture by providing quality, intelligent, technical assistance to cooperators and partners. 

Board Meeting:



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 March 10th, 2021

between 6:00 – 8:00 pm. 


For the Zoom link or additional information, please contact District Manager Amanda Ward on:

                Ph: 509-449-2158; 509-888-6373; or email:   


To find out FCCD's meeting schedule, check out our "Events" page.

FCCD Board Election:

Board Vacancies


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.

  • The candidate filing deadline is 4.00 pm, January 31, 2021. Candidates must registered voters residing in the conservation district, and may be required to own land or operate a farm.
  • Ballots are available upon request for eligible voters, but must be requested on or before 4.00 pm February 10, 2021. Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote.
  • Ballots must be mailed to: Foster Creek Conservation District, PO Box 398, Waterville, WA 98858.  Ballots must be postmarked no later than March 3, 2021 to be counted.  If a voter is returning a ballot by mail, the voter must account for the time it will take for the ballot to be returned to the district by mail.     
  • Alternatively, a locked drop-box will be available between 8.00 and 12 noon on March 3, 2021, in the Town of Mansfield office, 26 Main Street, Mansfield WA 98830.

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:



More information about conservation district elections and the forms required can also be found on the Washington State Conservation Commission website:


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 to request assistance.

Pearl Hill Fire Intake Form
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Have you seen this beetle?


We are looking for people willing to donate stems containing Dalmatian toadflax beetles from areas with established colonies to re-establish populations in the Pearl Hill burn area. Please give Ryan Lefler a call at (509) 423-5990

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:


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