Learn about our upcoming workshops, work parties, and public events!


Coffee with Your Conservation District

9:30am, Every Third Wednesday of the Month

Thurston Conservation District wants to help you! Meet district staff, learn about free programs and services, ask questions, and find out about free workshops, farm planning assistance, restoration projects and more! Let us know how we can better serve you. Join us for a no-host cup of coffee and informal conversation once a month.

Upcoming dates and locations:

    • September 20th
      Farm Boy Drive-In Restaurant
      3840 Maytown Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512
    • October 18th
      The Shipwreck Cafe
      244 Madrona Beach Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502
    • November 15th
      San Francisco Street Bakery
      1320 San Francisco Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506

Questions? Contact:

Sarah Moorehead
smoorehead@thurstoncd.com
(360) 754-3588, ext. 136


Horses for Clean Water: Falling into Place for Winter

September 24th, 1-4pm. Location details upon RSVP

Join Thurston Conservation District & Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water for a free workshop promoting healthy livestock, healthy pastures, & clean water. Winterizing your horse property is how to beat the mud and become chore efficient at the time of year when it counts the most! Hear about great tips and techniques for getting a jump on winter. This pre-winter journey will take you through a checklist of things to do to prepare your farm for those dark, cold, blustery winter months. See some of these ideas in practice on a local horse owner’s property!

RSVP to Nora White for location details
nwhite@thurstoncd.com
(360) 754-3588, ext. 105


A Conversation on Water Rights in Washington State

October 30th, 5-8:30pm. Yelm Community Center (301 2nd St SE, Yelm, WA 98597)

Are you wondering how the Hirst Decision impact farmers, landowners and rural communities? Curious about the Washington State’s current water laws? Do you have questions about your own water rights? Join us to for a conversation on about our region’s water law and to learn about resources available to you!

Brought to you by:

  • Bill Clarke, Attorney at Law & Government Affairs
  • Department of Ecology
  • Washington Water Trust
  • Washington State Conservation Commission
  • WSU Thurston County Extension
  • City of Yelm

Contact Sarah Moorehead for more information
smoorehead@thurstoncd.com
(360) 754-3588, ext. 136



Photo from Oyster Bay Farm, taken by Corona Communications.