NEWS & UPDATES

April 16, 2019

The Okanogan Conservation District is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service skills to fill a newly created Administrative Assistant position, 30-40 hours. We seek individuals that will complement our highly productive, energetic, and skilled staff to deliver quality conservation programs to Okanogan County residents. The incumbent will provide administrative, clerical, and financial tracking support to District staff including, but not limited to, processing grant payment requests, tracking cost-share payments to private landowners, administering district personnel benefits, and assisting with a multitude of other administrative, clerical, and financial functions.

You can find the announcement for the job here. For a detailed description of the job, click here...

April 11, 2019

Wenatchee Valley College Continuing Education, in partnership with Okanogan Conservation District, is hosting Landowners Wildfire Bootcamp for landowners of one or more acres of forest or sageland who want to be better prepared for wildfires. The bootcamp consists of four free classes. Students may attend one or more of the classes in the series. The same classes will be offered at different times to accommodate different schedules.

The Landowners Wildfire Bootcamp series begins April 27. Most classes will take place at the WVC at Omak campus. Off-campus locations will be provided at registration. Register through WVC Continuing Education by calling (509) 682-6900, visiting wvc.edu/CED or in-person with Cindie Martin at the WVC at Omak campus registration office.

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April 5, 2019

Request for Qualifications for Design and Engineering Services

The Okanogan Conservation District (Okanogan CD) is working with a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to develop designs for a wetland/stream restoration project on Johnson Creek near Okanogan, Washington.

Project Goals

The landowner and project partners are interested in improving water quality and habitat on a 17-acre wetland by restoring more natural hydrology through the implementation of channel improvements and restoration of native riparian/wetland vegetation. The project should also reduce seasonal flooding near a home, where there are structural concerns and water quality issues.  Opportunities to maintain some agricultural productivity should be considered.

For further description, click here.

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