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.

Announcements

2020 Board of Supervisors Election

Voting in the 2020 Board of Supervisors election is complete. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Preliminary results indicate that David Iyall is the winner of this election. Election results will be certified by the Washington State Conservation Commission at their May 2020 meeting.

Questions? Contact Nora White, Election Supervisor, at nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360-754-3588 ext.136

2020 Plant Sale Pre-Orders Now Open!

Pre-orders for the 2020 Annual Native Plant Festival & Sale are now open and will remain open through January 31st, 2020. Pre-orders are primarily for bundles of 10 plants or more.

This year’s event will be held February 29th at the Thurston County Fairgrounds from 10am-3pm. Pre-orders will be available for pick up prior to the event and customers will be contacted about pick-up instructions and details prior.

Questions about the sale or how to pre-order? Contact Nora White – nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360-754-3588 ext.136

Orca Recovery Work Party!

When: 10am-1pm, February 1st, 2020
Where: Garfield Nature Trail (701 West Bay Dr NW Olympia, WA)

Come volunteer at a Orca Recovery Work Party to continue being a part of the solution! In October 85 community members came together to restore the shoreline of Budd Inlet at West Bay Park. Let’s continue creating better habitat for our Southern Resident Orca Whales and the Vital Salmon that feed them by helping restore Garfield Nature Trail, a critical runoff area located near Budd inlet. Come prepared with sturdy shoes and a reusable water bottle to remove invasive plants. Water, Coffee, Snack, Tools, and Gloves will be provided.

To register for this exciting event click here!

Regular January Board Meetings

The Board of Supervisors will hold their January 2020 Work Session on Thursday, January  9, 2020 from 3 – 5 PM at the Thurston Conservation District Office (2918 Ferguson St SW, Suite A, Tumwater 98512). This meeting will be open to the public.

The Board of Supervisors will hold their January 2020 Board Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 5:30-8 PM at the Thurston Conservation District Office (2918 Ferguson St SW, Suite A, Tumwater 98512). This meeting will be open to the public.

Agendas and Board Packet materials will be posted on the website when available.

Questions? Contact Sarah Moorehead, smoorehead@thurstoncd.com

 

Board Meeting Materials

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


Programs & Services