Our One-Day Rain Barrel Sale Returns!

Our One-Day Rain Barrel Sale Returns!

We’re filling our office to the brim with rain barrels and keeping our doors open late for this special one-day only pick-up event, just in time for summer watering. You will get a pre-assembled 55-gallon barrel with sturdy components (spigot, overflow spout, mesh over inlet).

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Extra! Extra! Learn all about it!

Extra! Extra! Learn all about it!

Check out these great drawings students from Mrs. Hatcher's 4th-grade class at Maltby Elementary designed to thank Lily (Ms. Cason), our Youth Educator, for an awesome and impactful lesson. These students had just received the last of our two-part series, 4 Raindrops. To learn more about our Sound Education Program be sure to check out the Sound Education page for more information.

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Conservation Commission Tours Snohomish County

Conservation Commission Tours Snohomish County

Snohomish Conservation District hosted members of the Washington State Conservation Commission and other partners and elected officials on a tour of the area on Wednesday, January 18th. The tour is part of a two-day work session that the Commission holds quarterly for its ten-member board and commission staff around the state. 

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Position Now Closed: Office Assistant 1

Position Now Closed: Office Assistant 1

Overview: Snohomish Conservation District announces a position opening for Office Assistant I in their Lake Stevens office. This position will be responsible for organizing documentation for grant billings and data entry into the District’s financial management software (BIAS). As needed, the Office Assistant I will participate in District public engagement activities such as fairs, workshops, and other District sponsored programs and events. The person hired for this position is directly responsible to the Program Integration Manager, and will be working primarily with the District financial management team. 

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Vim Wright Award Honors Two Locals

Vim Wright Award Honors Two Locals

Two local residents were recently awarded the Vim Wright ‘Building Bridges’ award at the 2016 annual meeting of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts in Bellingham. This year’s award went to Tristan Klesick, Klesick Farms and Terry Williams, Tulalip Tribes.

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2016 Conservation Leaders of the Year Announced!

2016 Conservation Leaders of the Year Announced!

Our Board of Supervisors and Staff are pleased to announce the 2016 Conservation Leaders of the year. We're honoring a diverse set of local leaders this year- from commercial farmers to urban residents and children to elders.  One thing is for sure, this year’s recipients are an incredible group whose collective accomplishments are sure to inspire others to take action to make this world a better place. 

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It's Back: Our One-Day Rain Barrel Sale Returns

Pre-orders have closed, but walk-up sales are welcome!

Stop by the Mill Creek Lowe's parking lot from noon to 2 p.m. to purchase yours. Credit card and checks only, no cash. See you there!

Our one-day rain barrel sale is back, for the last time in 2016. Purchase your barrel on Saturday, October 22 at the Mill Creek Lowe's Parking Lot. Snohomish Conservation District is teaming up with Lowe's, King 5, and the Glenn Phillips Law Firm to build 150 rain barrels in the morning before the sale as part of Make a Difference Day. Once installed, the rain barrels will divert approximately 135,000 gallons of polluted storm water from entering our waterways each year.

You will get a pre-assembled 55-gallon barrel with sturdy components (spigot, overflow spout, mesh over inlet).

  • WHEN: Saturday, October 22 from noon to 2 p.m
  • WHERE: Lowe's Parking Lot, 2002 132nd St SE, Mill Creek
  • COST: $50 + tax
  • QUESTIONS: Email outreach(at)snohomishcd.org or call 425-335-5634, ext. 0

Thanks for joining us at the Better Ground Showcase

Panoramic photo of Better Ground Showcase venue with attendees. 

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Mukilteo on April 1st for our Better Ground Showcase. We enjoyed meeting new people and reconnecting with our friends and partners.

From the talented group of young musicians who helped create the festive atmosphere at the beginning to the dedicated award winners who were honored for their incredible work, it was great to see so many wonderful examples of people celebrating local efforts to plant trees, produce healthy food, protect habitat and keep water clean and healthy for fish.

Everyone seemed to enjoy seeing so many young people being honored, from the environmental youth leaders to an innovative young farmer, we all felt hope for the future. Honoring lifelong environmental leaders like Barbara Brock beside students who are growing food, enhancing habitat and teaching their peers was especially enlightening. We look forward to another great year of working with our partners, residents, schools, and others to create better ground for all. If you would like to view the video about this year’s winners, go to this link: https://youtu.be/ASIOe77E9eY.

2015 Plant 'Sale-abration' a Hit

We hoped you enjoyed our 30th annual Plant 'Sale-abration' as much as we did.

About 40,660 native trees, shrubs and groundcover plants went home with eager folks, and our classes were a popular new addition.

Photo of Board Chair, Mark Craven, and a plant sale customer
Photo of herbal class participants at the 2015 Plant Sale-abration