Friends of Wake Soil and Water Conservation District

Helping Protect the Natural Resources of Wake County, NC

Category: recognition

Dale Threatt-Taylor – the Conservation Evangelist

All of us continue to be inspired by Dale’s passion, commitment, and leadership in the field of soil and water conservation.

This feature article from NCSU CALS News is a warm tribute to our leader and friend.

You can find another interview with Dale here at Leadership Nature’s website.

We love working with you Dale!

Congrats to Dr. Marilyn Grolitzer

Marilyn is the Immediate Past President of the Wake County Master Gardeners,
an Associate Board Member and Water Quality Technical Advisor for the Wake SWCD,
and an Advisory Board Member for the Friends of the Wake SWCD

A letter of congratulations from the County Extension Director:

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Wake Envirothon winners

Congratulations to our Envirothon Winners

Enloe High School and Holly Ridge Middle School Continue reading

New members of state Soil and Water Conservation Commission

Five members sworn in to

NC Soil and Water Conservation Commission

Soil and Water Conservation members are sworn-in.
Pictured left to right: Frazier, Hughes, Heath, Houser, Porter & Judge Hunter

The Soil and Water Conservation Commission is the policy and rule-making board for state soil and water conservation programs. The commission provides oversight for state conservation programs, and allocates technical and financial assistance to landowners and citizens through the state’s 96 local conservation districts.  Programs include the N.C. Agriculture Cost Share Program, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, Community Conservation Assistance Program and the new Agricultural Water Resources Assistance Program.

Read the full article here.