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Helping residents of Snohomish County and Camano Island manage natural resources for the future.

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Snohomish Conservation District


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Check out our Careers page for two new job announcements!

Youth Educator and Outreach Assistant. Deadline to apply is March 11, 2015.

Ag Forum March 15th in Everett

Ag Forum Poster

Winter 2015 Nexus

In the Winter Nexus...

Learn about compost trials that have been conducted on local farms, an Arlington farmer sending her sheep to the Philippines, picking out the perfect Christmas tree and a new guide available for families planning for the transition of a farm to the next generation. There are also articles on: organic beans being grown here, livestock handling expert Temple Grandin and the Country Living Expo, the 30th Annual Plant Sale and soil testing.

Check out the newsletter at the link below.

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2015 Winter Nexus



The Conservation District has an all-new phone system and we are eagerly awaiting your calls! Each District staff person has their own dedicated number, but the good news is, you can still call the 425-335-5634 number and get a directory of our new 4-digit extensions!

Check out our new numbers here!


Snohomish Conservation District Assessment News

There is still time to write and submit a support letter for the Snohomish Conservation District Assessment. A form letter is provided below, or you may write your own and submit it to your county council person. Stay tuned for more on the reauthorization of the 5 year assessment.

Assessment Reauthorization

Individual Support Form Letter


2014 Farm Bill Highlights

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Learn more here

What is a Conservation District? 

Our Mission: 

Snohomish Conservation District's mission is to work cooperatively with others to promote and encourage conservation and responsible use of natural resources.

What We Do ~ In a Nutshell

District Summary

Our Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors Contact List 

Our Staff

Staff contact numbers and emails

Staff bios

Whether you are looking for help with streamside erosion, weeds in your pastures, planning a new or existing building on your farm, or revitilizing your woodlot, SCD has staff available to help you, at no cost. This includes help with soil testing, engineering, determining your grazing capacities, improving your composting or manure options and much more. See the list of programs below, or go to the links on the left to learn more.

Fact Sheets on Assistance to ~

Dairy Producers

Fact Sheets Coming Soon

Small Forest Landowners

Urban Residents

Small Farm Owners



What's New! We have new videos to share!

Rain Water Collection Cistern Examples in Puget Sound
How to Build: A Rain Barrel
How to Build: Multi-Barrel Rain Water Collection System

Check out our new website too!

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At, you will find all sorts of natural resource-related materials including videos, landowner stories, fact sheets, and resources to help you on your property. Give it a whirl, and let us know what you think!

Our Programs:

Farm Planning

Habitat & Stream Restoration

Managing Stormwater & Low Impact Development


Native Tree & Shrub Sale



Classroom lessons and field trips - sign up here

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George Allen and Spreader

Manure spreader and broadcast spreader available to borrow from the District

See the Agriculture & Farming page for more information

Mug Up's and Meet'Up's

Mug Up's & Meet Up's

What are they and how can you have one?


Free Soil Tests?? We have them!

Find out more here or

call Leif Fixen at 425-335-5634, ext 7019

Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative



We now have a collection of

photos on Flickr!

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Check it out here 

Find us on Facebook too!

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  Manure Share List to be Restarted

Check it out here


The District office is located at

528 91st Ave NE, Ste A
Lake Stevens, WA 98258

Map to the Ag Service Center/SCD office

Please note on the map that the

'Red Barn Exxon' is now the 'Beige Barn Valero'.

Phone: 425-335-5634

FAX number: 425-335-5024

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily except

Official Washington State holidays

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