Aug 31

Manure Bins Make a Win Win

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 8:45 AM by Allan Warren

Manure Bin Workshop
Back in February, on a cold and rainy morning, 18 local farmers and livestock owners gathered together at the Key Peninsula Civic Center to build a simple manure bin. These farmers learned how to put the bin together and at the end of the workshop each left with a kit of materials to build their own bin. Since the workshop was held, 19 of these bins have been built and are in use in our community.

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Jun 01

District Secures Grant to Help Depave Puget Sound

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 1:12 PM by Allan Warren

Cover Photo - Credit Sara BestVolunteers have helped Depave over 17,000 sq.ft. of pavement in the last three years and through a new grant, the District plans to triple that total over the next two years with three new projects while spreading the program throughout the Puget Sound.

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May 30

Make Your Home Firewise

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 2:53 PM by Allan Warren

Firewise(web)Because of a combination of rising temperatures and reduced rainfall in the summer, the risk of wildfires is on the rise in Pierce County. There are easy adjustments that you can implement on your property to be FireWise, and prepared in the case of a wildfire. Follow these tips for the 3 Zones of Defensible Space.

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