Volunteer Work Party
Sat, Jan 27th – 10am-1pm
Help prevent the spread of invasive blackberry to the nearby Black River Unit of the Scatter Creek Wildlife Area, which protects one of the largest mostly undisturbed freshwater wetland systems in all of the Puget Sound and includes habitat for spawning salmon and trout and nearly 150 migratory birds.Blackberry damages native habitats and threatens Washington ecosystems. Volunteer to protect your wetlands! Tools will be provided, and we will also have hot coffee and desserts!
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
- February 21st
35611 WA-507, Yelm, WA
- March 21st
202 Binghampton St W, Rainier, WA
(360) 754-3588, ext. 136
Renewable Energy on Your Farm
Thursday, February 22nd 6pm – 8pm
Kiperts Korner Feed (8439 Old Hwy 99 SE, Olympia, WA 98501)
Join Thurston & Pierce Conservation Districts for this free workshop to bring solar electric, solar thermal, wind, anaerobic digestion, or in-line hydro power to your farm business.
There are opportunities for grant writing assistance, utility incentives, tax subsidies and financing support available to help farmers and rural small businesses purchase new energy-efficient equipment or install small-scale renewable energy systems. The USDA Renewable Energy for America Program (REAP) grant deadline is March 31st, so get your renewable energy project started today!
To RSVP, contact Chrissy at ChristineC@piercecd.org
Annual Native Plant Festival & Sale
Saturday, March 3rd 10am – 3pm
Our annual Native Plant Festival is located at our offices, 2918 Ferguson St SW Tumwater, 98512
Join us for a fun day to welcome spring with affordable native plants, knowledgeable volunteers and staff to help you pick the right plants, vendors and community partner booths, workshops, and live music!
Questions about our annual event, pre-orders, or interested in being a vendor or volunteer at the Native Plant Festival? Call us today (360)754-3588 ext. 105 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org