Jun 07

70 YEARS OF CONSERVING PIERCE COUNTY

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:31 PM by Allan Warren

Tahoma ViewOn July 14, 1949, Earl Coe, the Secretary of State for Washington, signed a certification making the Pierce County Soil Conservation District an official organization. Over the past 70 years, much more than just our name has changed. Guy E. Mains of Lakebay, and Joel Olson of Puyallup were the original supervisors and are responsible for helping create our District. We owe them and countless others over the past 70 years a deep debt of gratitude for helping build this organization into a dynamic force for improving Pierce County’s communities and natural resources. As grateful as we are for the hard work and dedication that preceded us, we’re equally excited about the next 70 years and continuing to evolve this organization to address the challenges of our time.

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Jun 07

Pierce County Fresh Connects Local Farms with Customers Hungry for More

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:22 PM by Allan Warren

Pierce County Fresh
Pierce County Fresh (PC Fresh) is a buy local program dedicated to promoting agriculture in Pierce County, WA. Funded by the Puyallup Watershed Initiative, PC Fresh was launched in 2016 as a way for local shoppers to discover the bounty and fun available to them from local farms, farmers markets, and “agritourism” destinations. This year PC Fresh is rebranding and re-energizing its focus and has made changes including a striking new logo and a user-friendly interactive website.

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Apr 03

Best Ways to Preserve Nature While Hiking

Posted on April 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM by Allan Warren

HikingMore than 35 million Americans go for at least one day hike each year. Hiking is great exercise and it’s also a great way to relax. Studies have shown that spending time in nature can reduce stress and anxiety. There are thousands of miles of trails for hiking throughout the country. But in order to make sure that those trails stay in good shape all hikers should make sure that they

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