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Check our calendar regularly to find events we’re hosting or participating in, community partner events, and our regular public board meetings. To learn more about posted events, RSVP to a TCD hosted event, or have your event added to our calendar, contact: Nora Carman-White, or 360-999-3727.

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Upcoming Events

Pasture Walk at Deskins Ranch

Join the SW Washington Grazing Association for a pasture walk at Deskins Ranch. This evening walk will focus on strip grazing, which is at the management-intensive end of the planned grazed spectrum. We’ll hear from the Deskins family about fencing equipment, management systems, and infrastructure they use.

Some topics we’ll cover are:
Moveable livestock watering systems and tank sizing
Financial costs/gains of irrigation for forage
Soil fertility and high-energy forage species selection
Labor requirements for intensive management
Opportunities and challenges in this multi-generational business

Date: July 10, 2024
Time: 5 – 7 pm
Location: Deskins Ranch
19428 Old Highway 99 SW, Rochester, WA 98579-9124

All are welcome! Register through Brown Paper Tickets

TCD Surplus Auction

Date: August 15, 2024
Time: 5 – 7 pm
Location: Thurston Conservation District Office (582 Tilley Ct SE, suite 152, Tumwater, 98501)

Come bid on a variety of surplus office and field items on August 15, such as:
Filing cabinets
Field Water Tank

This auction is open to the public.

Online Workshop Recordings

All past online workshop recordings can now be found on our website in our Resource Library here.


Interested in learning more about our Education & Outreach Department and how you can get involved with TCD? Check out the podcast episode below.


Have a workshop suggestion or question about our upcoming programming?


Nora Carman-White
Communications & Education Manager

You can also use our contact form.