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We are hiring: Community Connections Liaison

EMSWCD office

EMSWCD is hiring for a Community Connections Liaison! This exciting position will work with communities and organizations throughout the urban areas of the district, while also assisting with event coordination and outreach, supporting diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and engaging with community groups and community leaders.

Learn more about the position
and how to apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial application review will take place on November 22nd, 2018.

Film screening “Farmers for America” on November 28th

Join us for a screening of the documentary Farmers for America.

  • When: Wednesday, November 28th. 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
  • Where:
    Columbia Grange #267
    37493 NE Grange Hall Rd.
    Corbett, OR 97019

FREE! Snacks provided.

Let your friends know you can make it on Facebook.

Farmers for America film
Learn more
about the film

For questions or special accommodations, please contact Chelsea at (503) 935-5376 or by email at chelsea@emswcd.org.

Important: EMSWCD website will be temporarily offline tonight

Please note that our website will be temporarily go offline while we transfer everything to a new hosting platform. The website will likely go down between 5:00 and 6:00 PM tonight (January 3rd, 2017). Please check back in later tonight or tomorrow morning if you are unable to visit the website. You may also contact Alex at alex@emswcd.org if you have continued difficulty accessing emswcd.org or if you notice anything wrong on the website. Thank you!

Welcome to our new Conservation Program Supervisor, Andrew Brown!

Conservation Program Supervisor Andrew Brown

On behalf of EMSWCD board members and staff, we are very pleased to welcome our new Conservation Program Supervisor, Andrew Brown!

Andrew oversees the Conservation Legacy Program, which includes the Grants, Land Legacy and Farm Incubator programs, and serves as the District-wide planner. Andrew’s conservation and planning experience stems from his public, non-profit and private work in South Africa. During that time he worked in the Park Planning and Development Department of South African National Parks where he coordinated a regional landscape conservation initiative, and he also managed various conservation planning, land consolidation, stewardship and restoration projects.

Andrew came to the EMSWCD most recently from the Multnomah County Drainage District where he served as a Management Analyst. He holds an M.S. in Conservation Biology from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology at the University of Kent in the UK, and a B.S. in Botany and Environmental and Geographical Science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Please join us in welcoming Andrew to our organization!