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SWCD Board Meeting
April 9, 2014
Board Meeting
1:00 PM
USDA Service Center, The Dalles


Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District
" Serving the people of Wasco County since 1942"
The Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District provides information and technical assistance to assist the people of Wasco County in conservation of their natural resources.

Through partnerships with local organizations and public agencies, the district promotes a locally led, cooperative approach to natural resource concerns. The district is guided in its efforts by a Board of Directors, Watershed Councils, community at large, and at the state level by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
"-the first stop for all your natural resource needs"
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Oak Woodland Workshop
2014 National Stewardship Week
The National Association of Conservation Districts began a national program in 1955 to encourage Americans to focus on stewardship. Stewardship Week is officially celebrated from the last Sunday in April to the first Sunday in May. It is one of the world's largest conservation-related observances. The Stewardship concept involves personal and social responsibility, including a duty to learn about and improve natural resources as we use them wisely, leaving a rich legacy for future generations. This years Stewardship week is recognized April 27th through May 4th.

The conservation district also runs a concurrent poster contest for Wasco County school children and homeschoolers. Click on the links below for more information.
Stewardship Poster Contest
There will be an Oak Woodland Workshop on May 28, 2014, to help landowners address Oak restoration and management issues. It will be at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Ctr. Stay Tuned for more information!
Deadline to enter is May 9th. Please see contest rules above.
Poster Contest Information
Poster Contest Entry Form