Community Success Stories

Benton Conservation District

Benton Conservation District: Conserving Water in the Columbia Basin

Many farmers want to conserve water, but it can be difficult, risky, and expensive. That's where conservation districts come in. They assist people, like Nestor Garcia from Blue Gem Farms, with making changes that work on-farm and benefit water quality and quantity.

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N. Yakima

North Yakima Conservation District: Ahtanum Creek and viable farmland