From Stanwood to Darrington, and Monroe to Bothell, we covered some ground with rain gardens this October to help filter pollutants out of stormwater runoff. Thanks to the many partners and volunteers who made it possible!Read More
We are so thankful to the 20 horse folks that came to our Horsekeeping in the Winter Wet farm tour.
Funding is currently available for certain projects in the Lower Stillaguamish PIC Project area. Even if you don't live in this area, please contact Michael Hipp at 425-377-7019 for advice and/or a free site visit to help you manage mud and manure for your sanity, your horses' health, and the health of the environment around you.Read More
This week marked yet another fast and productive week at the project site. The box culvert was delivered on Tuesday, and by Friday afternoon, Barnum/Triangle Bay Road was re-opened. The road section at the stream where work occurred is currently loose gravel, so please drive slowly and use caution when driving the road.Read More
David New and his family celebrated their 2018 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year award with us and the community. Learn more about what it’s like to run a winning tree farm in Snohomish County, and our restoration work on Trib 64.Read More
With school out for the summer, SCD offered two different workshops to K-12 teachers. One is called Project WET, and the other is called Green Schoolyard. Learn more and see how much fun they had!
“I enjoyed all of the excellent presenters and tours – all were inspiring and knowledgeable… best training I’ve been to in years.”Read More
On the solstice, June 21, homeowners, SCD staff, WSU Master Gardeners, City of Lynnwood staff, and volunteers from Edmonds Community College, planted 7 rain gardens in the Perrinville Watershed of Lynnwood.
Photo is of Laura one of the WSU Master Gardeners.Read More
Thank you to our partners including Boeing, King Conservation District, City of Lynnwood, Tulalip Tribes, Lowe’s, and YOU, for making these rain barrel sales possible. Each drop of water saved is good for all of us!Read More
In 2017, Snohomish Conservation District began a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to host a crew similar to our Washington Conservation Corps crew, but consisting of all veterans. Other partners in this effort included The Nature Conservancy and The Boeing Company.
The Snohomish Conservation District and the Veterans Conservation Corps are excited to announce that we are ACTIVELY HIRING United States military veterans as new crew members for the 2018 season.
These crew members will work with landowners on stormwater resource concerns within urban and residential areas of Snohomish County and Camano Island, and occasionally in other parts of the Puget Sound region. Field duties include rain garden construction, installing rain catchment systems, and habitat restoration projects including planting native species and removing invasive non-native species.
To get an idea of what it's like to be a crew member in action, please watch this short video:
This position will work on a 4-person field crew under the supervision of the Snohomish Conservation District’s (SCD) Community Conservation Team.
- Work week is Monday-Thursday, 7am-5pm
- Pay is in the form of a $2000 monthly stipend
- Two consecutive 4-month terms
- Term 1: March 1st - June 30th
- Term 2: July 1st - October 31st
- Currently accepting applications for Term 1. Crew members in good standing at the completion of Term 1 may elect to stay on for Term 2
- All safety equipment (gloves, hard hats, eye protection, ear protection, etc.) is provided
- Must be a United States military veteran to be eligible for this position
- Must have dependable transportation to and from the Snohomish Conservation District office in Lake Stevens
- Must be able to work Monday-Thursday, 7am-5pm
- To learn more about the Veterans Conservation Corps, contact: Kim Pham - Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Coordinator - firstname.lastname@example.org
- For more information about the job requirements, contact: Cameron Coronado - Snohomish Conservation District - email@example.com - 425-377-7009
- View Snohomish Conservation District's employment page here.
Recent Press about our Vet Crew
- "A Country Worth Defending is Worth Preserving" - The Nature Conservancy
- "Team of eco-friendly veterans work on conservation projects across county" - The Everett Herald