Ferry Conservation District Resource Library 

Over the years we've written and collected valuable information on a wide range of topics below. 

HELPFUL LINKS FOR MORE NATURAL RESOURCE-RELATED INFORMATION:

 

Natural Resource and Conservation-Related Agencies and Organizations (click on underlined agency/organization/department):

 

  • Washington Conservation Society (WCS) - Provides environmental mini-grants for citizen-led, voluntary-based conservation projects, activities, education and outreach efforts.  To apply for a mini-grant click here.

  • Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD) -  A voluntary non-governmental association which serves as the collective voice of the 45 conservation districts in the state,  the WACD provides leadership, advocacy, representation, influence, information, and products and services. ​

  • Washington Association of District Employees (WADE) - WADE's mission is to increase the effectiveness of conservation districts and their employees.  WADE's annual conference features numerous informational workshops focusing on conservation issues and provides a great opportunity for networking.​

  • Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) - Preserves, protects and perpetuates fish, wildlife, and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.  Website provides information on hunting and fishing (recreational and commercial) regulations and licensing, as well and information on permitting some projects in or near freshwater (Hydraulic Project Approval -HPA). Website also provides information on the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)and the process of completing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

 

 

Other Natural Resource Information:

 

Information on Garden Nutrient Requirements and Sources of Soil Amendments and Fertilizers:

 

Information on Caring for Fruit Trees

Information on Building and Maintaining Bird Nesting Boxes:

 

Recreational Opportunities: