Nov 30

University Place Rain Barrel Workshop

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 10:33 AM by Allan Warren

rain barrel picOn September 7, Pierce Conservation District (PCD) in partnership with University Place hosted a rain barrel workshop at the city’s town hall. Participants learned about LID (lowimpact development) principles and LID tools that PCD implements, such as rain barrel workshops, rain garden designs, Depave, Urban Tree Program, and open space enhancement.

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Oct 23

District Welcomes New Volunteer Coordinator!

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 9:12 AM by Allan Warren

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The District is happy to introduce Camila Matamala-Ost as our new Volunteer Coordinator and Outreach Specialist. Camila is excited to get more people involved with the District’s volunteer opportunities and to help make our programs more accessible to the diverse population of Pierce County. 

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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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