Interested in learning more about conservation in Washington State? Our news announcements connect you with stories about recent conservation work, important updates from our office, and upcoming opportunities for you to get involved.
Each year, the Washington State Conservation Commission recognizes conservation districts’ outstanding effort and accomplishments by presenting annual awards. There are 45 conservation districts within 6 regions of Washington State. Within each region, one district is recognized with a Conservation District of the Year Award.Read More
Located just outside the communities of Tieton and Cowiche, one of Washington’s Centennial Farms will be protected forever from development.Read More
Due to the declared COVID-19 pandemic emergency, the Commission has adopted a Temporary Interpretive Statement 20-01 describing the process of the district representative to the Commission to accommodate for the WACD annual meeting being held virtually. For 2020 there will be one district elected position on the Conservation Commission up for election this year - the Central Washington district representative.Read More
At their September 17 meeting, members of the Washington State Conservation Commission unanimously voted to make several changes to state regulations for conservation district elections. Changes are designed to improve accountability and make things more clear for candidates and voters.Read More
Among the many losses caused by recent wildfires, several thousand acres of ranchland in Central and Eastern Washington burned. Donations of feed and hay are being accepted by various organizations around the region to support the livestock that survived.Read More
Read about featured accomplishments from our 80th year and highlights from each of Washington's 45 conservation districts in our 2019 Annual Report.Read More
The Washington State Conservation Commission (SCC) office is closed, and staff is working remotely until further notice. Our staff also will avoid in-person meetings and travel.Read More