Protecting and Conserving Natural Resources

For Future Generations


WACD works with partners and members to value and preserve the state's agricultural resources.

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Conservation districts around the state provide technical and financial assistance to forest landowners.

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WACD supports efforts to protect Washington's water resources for multiple benefits.

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Enhancing critical habitat for our state's diverse wildlife is an important focus of conservation district work.

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Urban and Community

Providing technical and financial assistance to urban/suburban residents is a high priority for many conservation districts.

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Tribal Outreach & Partnerships

WACD is committed to partnering with tribes and NGOs.

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Federal & State Policy

WACD works to advocate for the 45 conservation districts in Washington state ensuring state and federal policy reflects the mission and goals of conservation districts.

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Find Your Local District

Get Involved

People are the key to conservation district success, whether serving as officials on district boards of directors or volunteering in a river cleanup. Local people offer extensive expertise and personal interest regarding the best ways to take care of their own natural resources. This effective management of natural resources at the local level reduces the need for outside intervention and regulation.

Among the things you can do:


Become a conservation district supervisor

Supervisors are the volunteer public officials overseeing the work of each district and identifying local natural resources needs as well as priorities in their communities.


Districts need help with everything from planting seedlings in wetland restoration projects to filing in the office. Contact your district to let them know you are willing to help.

Practice Good Stewardship

You can improve your corner of the world by composting food scraps and lawn clippings in your backyard, conserving green areas in your urban neighborhood. Ask your district for assistance.

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