Current Projects
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Big Alkali Creek A livestock fence was built to protect the creek from cattle. BDA’s were set in the creek to increase water rentention and add some sinuosity and sediment stabilization. Plantings were done on the banks and the banks … Read More

Past Projects
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Currently we have no past projects to report but, make sure to check out our current projects before they move here

Employment Opportunities
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District Manager Employment Classification: Regular full-time or 40 hours per week $36,000 – $62,400 annual base salary depending on experience and qualifications. To be considered, interested persons should submit an application packet containing the following: 1. Cover Letter 2. Current … Read More

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities
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Want hands-on experience with Riparian Restoration? The Whitman Conservation District offers volunteer and internship programs that focus directly on riparian restoration throughout the Palouse region; however, the internship is based out of Colfax, WA.  Time commitment depends on student’s desire … Read More

Project Inquiries
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Are you interested in working with us Are you looking to do some work on your land. Whitman Conservation District can help you between our cost-share programs and knowledge of conservation. We have a wide array of projects from riparian … Read More

Till vs No Till Farming
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Tilling is an agricultural process that utilizes machanical methods to agiate the soil in preparation for planting. This process occurs from shovels all the way to rotarys that do this process on an industrial level. Tilling is done because it … Read More

Invasive vs Native Plant Species of Whitman County
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Whitman County is home to many native species and through human activity many invasive species also. Native species are any species that are historically found in an area. These species consist of a variety of organisms in whitman county from … Read More

PALS and BDA’s
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Why Do We Use PALS & BDA’s? The usage of PALs and BDA’s in restoration ecology has been seen to have extremely positive outcomes in numerous different applications during restoration projects. From years of non ecologically minded agriculture practices throughout … Read More