Foster Creek Conservation District
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Camp Sagebrush 2023

Camp Sagebrush is back for a second consecutive year! This year will build off of last year's successes and feature new adventures, new learnings, and new friendships while immersing in the shrub steppe ecosystem.


This year will be an OVERNIGHT camp!

Dates: July 11-13



Help direct conservation $$$ by taking a survey!


The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) directs farm bill funding through conservation programs throughout the nation. In Washington, local working groups help to prioritize resource concerns for their immediate area. These priorities are submitted to the state level for consideration, but can also be used to direct more localized funds as well as influence partner organization priorities.


The survey (see PDF download) is designed to be completed by landowners, property managers, and stakeholders that reside in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. The intent of this survey is to help direct Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) priorities for funding and technical assistance in future years.


Responses to this survey will be kept anonymous and should be emailed to NRCS District Conservationist, Sarah Troutman, at . Please feel free to share this survey with neighboring landowners.


Survey responses should be submitted by May 15, 2022.

Thank you for your participation and interest in natural resources conservation!     

Conservation Priorities Survey
A survey from the NRCS for all landowners, property managers, and stakeholders in Douglas, Chelan, and Okanogan counties.
Adobe Acrobat document [115.5 KB]

Did the 2018 Grass Valley Fire damage your land? Funds are now available!


Foster Creek CD was awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to help you rehabilitate and stabilize your land! To qualify, our staff needs to meet with you, view the land, and learn about your needs. Let your friends and neighbors know this resource is available! 


Please contact Becca Hebron at 509-699-8344 to start the process.        

Have You Been Impacted by the Road 11 or Pearl Hill Fire?

Funding might be available for post-fire assistance. To find out more, or to discuss your needs, contact your local conservation district:


FCCD - 509-888-6372           

SDCD - Carol Cowling : 509-745-9160

The Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program Work Plan has been approved!

Read the Empire Press article: HERE

NATURAL RESOURCE SURVEY - This survey is primarily being conducted in partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to guide them in their state resource assessment.  However, local conservation districts and our partners will also use this information in evaluating our program priorities. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND TAKE THE SURVEY.

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