Foster Creek Conservation District
Foster Creek Conservation District

Winter Articles 2018

Annual Meeting 2018

Foster Creek Conservation District (FCCD) hosted the FCCD and South Douglas Conservation District (SDCD) Annual Meeting this year on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Waterville Fairgrounds. 

Residue: What is the big fuss?

Residue. A common term found throughout cropland management. Resource management places emphasis on the importance of residue in crop fields, but what exactly are the benefits? 

VSP Work Plan Update

The Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) work group has been working hard over the past few months.  

Salmon in the Classroom

This winter, FCCD brought Chinook salmon into Waterville and Mansfield Schools as part of WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s School Cooperative Program.

Pygmy Rabbit Update

Recovery efforts for the Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit have experienced both highs and lows over the past year.  

SGI Program Opportunities

NRCS created the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), a voluntary, incentives based program, specifically designed for communities like those found in Douglas County. 

FSA CRP & Loans

If you have land enrolled into the USDA-Farm Service Agency Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), you may have contract acreage due for some type of maintenance.

NRCS EQIP Chipping

Through the EQIP Air Quality Initiative, orchardists and other agricultural producers may earn payments for chipping tree limbs or entire blocks of trees that have been cut and piled and would otherwise be burned.

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