NACD Blog

Q&A with Keith Argow

By Mike Beacom Keith Argow has been actively involved in national forestry issues for more than 50 years. He received undergraduate degrees from Colorado College and the University of Michigan, … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Mexico districts helping communities recover from Dog Head Fire

By Mike Beacom The value of pre-fire planning can be witnessed this summer in New Mexico, where landscape teams – as designated by the local forest supervisor – are working … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Timber Tax Q&A with U.S. Forest Service’s Linda Wang

By Mike Beacom This spring, conservation districts were encouraged to share landowner questions with U.S. Forest Service Timber Tax Specialist Linda Wang. Here are the answers to some of their … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s Envirothon? NACD’s Katie Stump explains.

By Whitney Forman-Cook WASHINGTON, June 17, 2016 – The National Association of Conservation Districts works in tandem with the National Conservation Foundation to implement nationwide programming that promotes conservation education. … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wait or anticipate? One couple’s ash tree choice

Editor’s Note: The author of this blog post, Mike Mascoe, is the public information specialist for Nebraska’s Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD). His dilemma in deciding what was … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

June is “Soils Support Recreation” Month

This year has been officially named the International Year of Soils by the United Nations. The Soil Science Society of America has assigned a different theme to each month and … Continue reading

June 9, 2015

Conservation Districts can help Wyoming landowners establish windbreaks

Conservation districts are the largest consumers of National Agroforestry Center (NAC) materials and also a great help in getting agroforestry practices on the ground. For example, conservation district staff explain … Continue reading

April 14, 2015