The mission of the Ferry Conservation District is to safeguard the rural lifestyle and sustainable use of natural resources of Ferry County, for present and future landowners, residents, and visitors by offering technical and financial assistance, outreach, and education through partnerships.
Announcements, News, Projects, Programs
Ferry Conservation District's 2021 Annual Spring Plant Sale has begun!
Native and ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials, fruit trees, berries, and grapes may be ordered from now until January 31 for pick-up in April. For Plant Sale flyer (with order form) and additional information, click here.
Posted: January 1, 2021
The Conservation District Office is closed - but we are still available to help you.
Due to the evolving coronavirus virus, our office staff is working remotely.
For assistance, click here.
Posted: March 24, 2020
Updated: December 15, 2020
Program (VSP) Biennial Report 2017-19
For additional information about VSP, click here.
For a larger image of the graphic below, click on the image.
Posted: June 20, 2019
Updated: December 30, 2019
Posted: January 15, 2018
Updated: August 4, 2020
Jan 1-Feb 1
Plant pickup: April 16 and 17
Ferry Conservation District's 2021 Annual Spring Plant Sale
Offering native and ornnamental trees, shrubs and perennials, fruit trees, berries, and grapes. For more information, click here.
January 27 (call-in meeting)
The Ferry Conservation District Board meeting will have access for the public (listen only.) Monthly District business will be discussed. The public may attend (call-in only). Call 1-(872)240-3311. Use access code:292-262-501 when prompted.
Next meeting date to be determined
Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) Quarterly Work Group Meeting
The public may attend this call-in meeting (listen only.)
Articles and Newsletter
Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Conservation District Newsletter now available! (to read, click here)
for Home Heating
In the past, we wrote about a number of relatively easy steps you could take to conserve energy and money while staying warm and cozy in your house. Hopefully you have incorporated a few of those ideas and you are now looking for more ways to conserve.
Perhaps you are considering retrofitting your heating system, or you will be building a new house and choosing a heating method. Continue...
Diseases and Insect Pests in our Local Forests
Pine trees are dying by the thousands in the American West. Responsible for this devastation is a small insect known as the mountain pine beetle... (Click to learn more
The Black Cottonwood:-
Mainstay of a Healthy Riparian Zone
Found in great numbers up and down the banks of the Kettle and Sanpoil Rivers (and their tributaries) is a tall, rough-barked, deciduous tree. This tree, the black cottonwood ...(Click to continue reading...)