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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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Palouse Conservation District has many programs focused on local ecosystems. This month, the organization is hosting a City Nature Challenge and launching Confluence Crew.

Palouse Conservation District launches citizen science programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 28, 2022

Palouse Conservation District is offering two programs this month for residents to learn more about biodiversity and water quality by participating in citizen science.  The first program is part of...

The Palouse Conservation District is one of four conservation districts in Whitman County. It will use a five-year $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and adopt management practices to build soil health as part of its Farmers Leading Our United Revolution In Soil Health project.

Grant to help county FLOURISH

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor December 2, 2021

The Palouse Conservation District in Pullman received a five-year $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support studies observing climate-friendly agricultural practices and soil...

People who are interested can complete a survey about climate change and how they think it will impact the local community.

Citizens encouraged to complete climate change survey

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 17, 2021

Citizen’s Climate Lobby of the Palouse is spreading awareness about climate change by encouraging the community to participate in the Pullman Climate Change Survey, which is open to the public through...

Palouse Conservation District volunteers will plant native plants to improve the quality of local ecosystem.

Palouse Conservation District to host October events

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 20, 2021

The Palouse Conservation District is holding several events this month to get Palouse residents involved and learn about nature.  The first event, Critters in the River: A Macroinvertebrate Exploration,...

Savannah Reed (left), University of Idaho junior horticulture major, found a bicycle seat during the stream clean-up Saturday at the South Fork Palouse River.

Volunteers participate in stream clean-up efforts

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 5, 2021

Volunteers engaged in a stream clean-up effort on Saturday in Pullman as part of the Palouse Conservation District’s Know Your Flow campaign. The campaign is a month-long event to promote water conservation,...

The Know Your Flow campaign is funded through an Environmental Protection Agency grant from August 2020. The grants purpose is to support the Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee in bringing awareness to groundwater usage.

Palouse Conservation District addressing declining groundwater levels


The Palouse Conservation District is hosting a month-long Know Your Flow campaign to educate community members on the declining groundwater levels of the Palouse and how to address the issue. Jodi Prout,...

Amanda Stahl, postdoctoral conservation science researcher, refines and executes automated mission plans to collect imagery for 3D surface modeling.

WSU researchers produce technology to monitor ecology

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor March 4, 2021

A WSU research team uses free satellite imagery and drones to provide data used for ecological monitoring to Whitman County and the Palouse Conservation District, which voluntarily works with community...

Jennifer Boie, director of Palouse Conservation District, said PCD will use podcasts to better engage with the community during the pandemic.

Local group used recycled Christmas trees as part of conservation efforts

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor January 20, 2021

The Palouse Conservation District met Tuesday night to discuss its conservation accomplishments last year and its plans for 2021. Last year, PCD focused on buffer installation and maintenance in...

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