Mar 01

Remembering our Friend and Colleague: Brian Abbott

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 12:56 PM by Allan Warren

Brian Abbott (2)From our Board Chairwoman, Jeanette Dorner

It’s with great sadness that we remember Brian Abbott, former District Manager and longtime champion for Puget Sound salmon recovery, who recently passed away. I first met Brian when I was a community volunteer in 1996. 

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Mar 01

District Welcomes New Finance Coordinator, Cynthia Ross

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 12:53 PM by Allan Warren

CynthiaCynthia joined Pierce Conservation District in January, 2017 as the Finance Coordinator. Cynthia is responsible for assisting the Finance & Administration team with the day to day financials of the District as well as related activities and future planning.  

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Mar 01

District Awarded $8 million for Farmland Conservation in Pierce County

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 11:54 AM by Allan Warren

Cover ImageAfter losing nearly 10,000-acres of farmland in the last decade, organizations throughout Pierce County have been working diligently to find ways to protect this important resource. With today’s announcement that Pierce Conservation District will be awarded $8 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to permanently protect 1,000-acres of prime farmland, the County just got a big boost in the effort.

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