Conservation Planners
The USDA Service Center houses 3 organizations. Mission and work overlaps so much that to many we seem like one large organization. The organizations are: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS), USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), Wasco Co. Soil and Water Conservation District (WCSWCD).

The Dalles, USDA Service Center Staff

Program Technicians
Wasco Co. SWCD
USDA Service Center
2325 River Rd. Ste. 3
The Dalles, OR 97058
Office Hours
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
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District
" Serving the people of Wasco County since 1942"


"-the first stop for all your natural resource needs"

District Staff

Shilah Olson, District Manager - ext 105

Tammy Tripp, Office Administrator - ext 101 & 3

Abbie Forrest, Watershed Coordinator - ext 102

Ryan Bessette - ext 115

Josh Thompson - ext 116

Karen Lamson - ext 121

NRCS Staff

Garrett Duyck, Soil Conservationist - ext 113

FSA Staff

Josh Hanning - ext 109

Dan Esposito, District Conservationist - ext 111

Martha Blair - ext: 104
Programs: Acreage Reporting, ARC/PLC, Conservation Compliance, Farm Reconstitution, CRP, CREP eligibility, Livestock Forage Program (when active)

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Ph: 541-296-6178 ext 3
Fax: 541-296-7868
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Main Phone line: 541-298-8559 - then dial appropriate extension below
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Conservation Farm
Forest Collaborative

Tiffany Davis - ext: 100
Programs: Disaster Programs, NAP

Loan Officer
District Director, Central Oregon
County Executive Director

Lissa Biehn - ext 110

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Soil Health
Urban Conservation
Our Mission: To work cooperatively with others to promote and encourage conservation and wise use of natural resources.

Misty Strayhorn, Soil Conservationists - ext 112

Tatiana Taylor, FAST Coordinator, ext 117

Katie Pierson, Conservation Liason/Farmbill Biologist - ext 125