McMahon won the Conservation Leader of the Year Award for her use of SCD cost-share program to install a rain garden in her front yard in 2013. In 2017, district officials were happy to hear that she had also expressed interest in being the recipient of free rain barrels for its partnership project with the City of Lynnwood.
Emily McLaughlin Sta. Maria, president of the Students Saving Salmon Club at Edmonds Woodway High School, will be honored April 12 at Snohomish Conservation District's Better Ground Showcase in Mukilteo.
Matt Cash (left) and Taylor Pesce work to install a rain barrel at Experience Momentum in Lynnwood on Oct. 11. Cash and Pesce work along with other veterans in a group that completes projects around the county for the Snohomish Conservation District. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Away with those nasty blackberries, deadly nightshade, poison hemlock, invasive morning glory, ivy and thistles.
Residents of the Livingston Bay community on Camano Island received assistance from Snohomish Conservation District to plant much nicer, beach-friendly native plants in a project that has been in the works since 2013.