Our Mission

Thurston Conservation District, a non-regulatory agency, strives to conserve and sustain the beneficial use and protection of local natural resources through partnerships with the County’s rural, agricultural, and urban communities, as well as local, state, federal, and tribal agencies.

Due to limited capacity, please call ahead and or schedule an appointment before stopping by the office to ensure that the correct staff person to  assist you is available.
A full staff directory can be found here and general inquiries may be sent via our contact form or by calling 360-754-3588 ext.100


Notice of Election Resolution Adoption and 2019 Election Information Posted

Please check the Thurston CD Elections web page for details about filing as a candidate and voting in Thurston CD’s 2019 Supervisor Election.

Soil Testing Program Open in a Limited Capacity – 1.17.19

TCD is re-opening our Soil Testing Program on a limited basis until sufficient funding and staffing is available to open the program fully. Beginning immediately, the TCD soil testing program will be open for sample drop offs only on Wednesdays from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Results will be available 7-10 days after.

Questions about how to take a sample or what the benefits of a soil test are? Contact Nicole Warren, Resource Technician.

Equipment Rental Program Temporarily Suspended

Due to funding restraints, we have temporarily suspended equipment rental program. We apologize for the inconvenience this causes our customers and community partners.

If you have immediate need for equipment, Poultry Processing Equipment may be rented from Mason, Lewis, and Pierce Conservation Districts. Manure Spreaders may be rented from Lewis or Pierce Conservation Districts.

We plan to re-open our equipment program in June 2019. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding.

2019 Native Plant Festival & Sale Cancelled

We are very sorry to share that we will not be holding our Native Plant Festival & Sale in 2019. We apologize for this inconvenience and urge anyone looking to purchase affordable native plants to check out Cowlitz, Mason, Pierce or King Conservation District’s sales. We hope you’ll join us again in 2020.

Update on the Investigation of Thurston CD Board of Supervisors

The Washington State Conservation Commission has determined a new date for the Thurston Conservation District hearing. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 beginning at 8:30 am at the Double Tree Hotel in Olympia. Updated information will be posted on their website.

Board Meeting Materials


Board Meeting Materials – Meeting Agendas, Board Meeting Packets, audio recordings of meetings, Approved Meeting Minutes


Programs & Services