Important: Office closed today; January Board meeting cancelled

Due to icy weather conditions, the EMSWCD office is closed today, and our January Board Meeting is cancelled until further notice. Many of our staff will still be available by email; please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Our February Board meeting will take place Monday, February 1st. Please check back on our website for further updates. Thank you!

We are hiring! Rural Conservation Technician position

EMSWCD office

Update: the application period for this position ended on January 5th, 2016. Thank you for your interest!

We are excited to announce that we are hiring for a Rural Conservation Technician! This position provides on-site technical assistance to rural landowners on a wide range of conservation practices and methods, with the goal of reducing the potential loss of natural resources to soil erosion and water pollution.

The position is being offered at three levels and salary ranges, depending on experience: Conservation Technician, Conservation Specialist and Senior Conservationist.

Learn more about the position here.

NRCS Local Working Group Meeting December 15th

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Calling all rural property owners and land managers! Are you interested in getting money to improve water quality, build soil fertility, control erosion, manage livestock, protect forestlands, remove invasive species and otherwise protect natural resources? Join our local Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) agent, Kim Galland, for an informal talk on how to apply for cost share funding and help direct future funding.

  • When: 6:30 pm, December 15th
  • Where: The Columbia Grange in Corbett, OR.
    (37493 Grange Hall Road, Corbett OR 97019)
  • What: Information on funding natural resource management on your property. Bring your ideas about water quality, soil erosion, livestock, forestry or any other topic you feel needs attention.

We hope to see you there!

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