1. Upcoming Events
  1. April 13

    Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting NOTICE At 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 13th, the Pierce Conservation District will hold its normal monthly board meeting to conduct routine business at 5430 66th Avenue East, Puyallup, WA 98371. The meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, April 6th, has been cancelled. All interested parties are invited to attend. For more info, contact the Ryan Mello, Executive Director, (253) 845-9770 ext. 107.
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  2. April 15

    Pitch in for Parks at Bradley Lake Park As part of the Green Puyallup Partnership we are focusing efforts on improving this open space to better support local wildlife and improve water quality. Pierce College has taken a lead with this work and is hosting Community Work Parties several times over the spring to remove blackberry and install native vegetation.
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  3. April 15

    Poultry Processing Current Washington State Department of Agriculture regulations allow farmers with fewer than 1,000 birds to process and sell them directly to customers. Home processing of poultry, whether for personal consumption or sale has skyrocketed in the last few years. If you have been thinking about raising birds for consumption, but were hesitant to jump in due to lack of processing experience, this hands-on, how-to workshop is the class for you! This hands-on class will take you through the entire pr...
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  1. April 15

    Interactive Film Showing of the "Era of Megafires" Wildfires, and the destruction caused by them is a serious and growing issue to our region. Our communities, homes, businesses and our very way of life are threatened. If we are going to make effective progress towards increasing fire resiliency, we must increase awareness and stimulate conversation about this important issue across all levels of society. Through education, we firmly believe we can change the way we receive fire and smoke. This is a serious topic, but a fun event. There will...
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  2. April 20 - April 23

    Washington State Spring Fair The Spring Fair rolls into the Washington State Fairgrounds from April 20-23. Last year, PCD participated in the in the first year of the “Outdoor Adventure” building that included wildlife displays, interactive exhibits, and more family fun. We will be back this year, spreading the word about our work and ways to get involved.
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  3. April 21 - April 22

    Pork Production Workshop This class is for those thinking of raising a few pigs, and current small-scale producers interested in stepping up and expanding their production and sales. The class will be taught by WSU Extension, Pierce Conservation District, USDA Farm Service Agency, and WA State Department of Agriculture staff, and topics will include: pork production and marketing opportunities and regulations, life cycle and nutrition, breeds and reproduction, swine and pasture management, diseases, and biosecurity. If ...
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