District Open House
May 5, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
We enthusiastically invite you to our upcoming Open House! We'll begin with networking and refreshments, followed by an awards presentation for Outstanding Cooperators and Partners. We'll end with an overview of the Budget and Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2016. Come learn more about how the District serves Whidbey Island residents, meet District staff and supervisors, and join us in honoring the accomplishments of several of your Island neighbors. The Coupeville Library is located at 788 NW Alexander Street. Parking is available in the gravel lot next to the library, look for Conservation District signs.
Whidbey Island Farm Forum
Tour the new NABC (Northwest Agriculture Business Center) Mobile Processing Unit
May 11, Monday, 6:00 – 8:00
Nordic Lodge, 63 Jacobs Road, Coupeville
More info here. RSVP here.
Noxious Weed Fact Bulletin
WICD has partnered with Island County Noxious Weed Coordinator, Janet Stein, to distribute "Weed Fact Bulletins." Anyone who signs up for this program will receive periodic emails with a detailed description and photos of a targeted noxious weed. To sign up for the program or learn more about Washington State noxious weed control laws, click here.
Our current bulletin features Poison Hemlock - Conium maculatum.
WICD Mission Statement
The Whidbey Island Conservation District serves present and future residents of Whidbey Island by supporting a healthy environment, and promoting voluntary, incentive-based options for conserving natural resources through educational outreach as well as technical and financial assistance.
Karen Bishop, District Manager
Most people agree that conservation works best when people who live and work in an area learn to take care of their own natural resources. As legal sub-divisions of Washington State government, conservation districts are self-governed by a five-member volunteer board that establishes local priorities and sets policy. The Whidbey Island Conservation District (WICD) Board is composed of local farmers, landowners, and concerned citizens and is dedicated to maintaining Whidbey Island's renewable natural resources. Its priorities and goals include:
Next District Board Meeting:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
9:00am - 11:00am
WICD Conference Room
1 NE 4th St, Coupeville
Take a look at our informational newsletter focusing on local conservation issues, tips, opportunities, and accomplishments.
Click here to view!
Office hours: Monday-Friday,
Located at the corner of Main & 4th Street, Coupeville, WA