The district offers free, non-regulatory and no-obligation visits (what we often refer to as walk and talks) to livestock farms, crop farms, and shoreline properties to give landowners ideas on how to improve their farm or property, and also how to reduce the possibility that their property is negatively impacting the health of local streams, wetlands, and ultimately Puget Sound.
Contact To obtain assistance in making improvements for your farm or property, contact Rene' Skaggs (east Pierce County) or Sofia Gidlund (Gig Harbor and Islands) at 253-845-9770.
Grand Farm's new manure structure
In 2014, the District helped Anni Grandia through our Cost-Share program to install a new, covered manure bin structure and exclusion fencing to prevent runoff pollution to Vaughn Bay.
Garth Highsmith, owner/operator of Dropstone Farm with a new litter of piglets. The District partnered with Dropstone through our Cost-Share Program to build a livestock exclusion fence.
Warwick Bryant, owner/operator of Kiwi Fencing, led a recent workshop on High Tensile Fencing, guiding 17 attendees in the installation of a stream exclusion fence at Charles and Marlene Pool's farm i