Snohomish Conservation District’s mission is to work cooperatively with others to promote and encourage conservation and responsible use of natural resources. We represent Snohomish County and Camano Island.
Local solutions to local problems
Working together for better ground
We've been working together with locals since 1941 to make better ground by providing educational resources, technical expertise and funding for conservation projects.
What used to be a rock and garbage-filled ditch is now a scaled-down riverscape of native flowers, trees and shrubs, complete with several wood ornaments and a bridge that Paul built. The neighbors say they fall asleep to the sound of the stream.
While our winters are beautiful with clean air and occasional sunny skies, an overabundance of darkness, mud, and manure can overwhelm anyone, and horse boredom is a common issue owners have to deal with.
Marquart Farms provides a bountiful paradise for multiple beehives and pollinator gardens. This urban farmland uses several sustainable agricultural practices like raingardens, three tier composting systems, and collapsible greenhouses with drip irrigation systems.