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The staff is dedicated to helping the agricultural community achieve their conservation goals through resource planning, technical assistance, and access to timely and relevant information.
October 5, 2016
Board Meeting - 1:00 PM
USDA Service Center, The Dalles
What's Happening
SWCD Monthly Board Meeting
WSC Coordinating Board
First Wednesday of the Month.
October 5, 2016
11:30 PM - 12:30 PM
USDA Service Center, The Dalles
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Wasco Co. SWCD
USDA Service Center
2325 River Rd. Ste. 3
The Dalles, OR 97058
Ph: 541-296-6178 ext 3
Fax: 541-296-7868
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Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Holidays
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District (WCSWCD) prohibits discrimination against its employees, partners, and participants for services and employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, and sexual orientation. WCSWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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FY 1415 Annual Report
Wasco Co. Watershed Council Combined
FY 14/15 Annual Report
Welcome to the Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District's website.

You can access information on the District, Area Watershed Councils, projects, and resources from the drop down menus above.

FY 14/15 Annual Reports for both the Conservation District and Watershed Councils are posted at the right. Please take a moment to look through them to see what District staff and councils have been up to for the past year.

If you find broken links or other issues, please contact the webmaster at the link below. We make every attempt to keep the site running smoothly, but sometimes things happen. Your help in identfying issues is appreciated!
Next Meeting:
Wasco County Forest Collaborative Group
The Wasco County Forest Collaborative Group has a new home. You can find the link to their page under the Partners tab above. There you will find information on what the group is, read minutes from their meetings, and other helpful information.
ODA Agricultural Water Quality Guide
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has just released "A landowner’s guide to Oregon’s Agricultural Water Quality Management Program." While it is geared for agricultural producers, this guide is a must read for anyone who has streamside land and are interested in maintaining water quality standards.

2016 ODA Water Quality Guide

DEQ Updates to Mosier Train Derailment
For information please go to the Mosier WS Council Page. Follow the link in the "Wasco Co. Watersheds and Councils" drop down menu above.
New Soil Health Resource Page
We've just added a new soil health page to the site. Garrett Duyck, our NRCS Soil Conservationist and avid soil health enthusiast, will be posting research with local growers on cover cropping trials and soil health information geared towards cover cropping in arid soils.

Check back frequently as information is posted as soon as it becomes available. The link can be found below or under the Resource tab on the top menu.
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