Annual Meeting | 01.31.23
Updated: Jan 31
Join the Palouse Conservation District Staff and Board for an annual celebration of the conservation highlights from 2022 and our plans for helping our community meet conservation goals in 2023. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with staff and learn more about district programs and services.
The Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 31st from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown, WA. Dinner is provided with special thanks to our sponsors. Cash bar available. Door prizes will be raffled off throughout the evening.
Unfortunately, we have reached capacity for this event and are no longer accepting RSVPs. Be sure to check out our 2022 Annual Report for highlights from this past year. We hope to see you next year!
Special guest Kate Delavan, Coordinator for the Washington State Conservation Commission Office of Farmland Preservation, will present on the preservation of agricultural lands, farm transitional planning, and resources available to families and entities.
Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote for a board seat on the Palouse Conservation District Board of Supervisors at the Annual Meeting from 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM. See what district you reside in here.
Palouse Conservation District's mission is to foster the voluntary conservation of natural resources by providing the tools, education, technical expertise, and financial assistance to support our local community.
About our speaker:
Kate Delavan leads the Office of Farmland Preservation (OFP) at the Washington State Conservation Commission. OFP works to address the rapid loss of working agricultural land in our state. OFP does this by supporting and sponsoring agricultural conservation easements, assisting local governments and organizations as they develop and implement measures to retain agricultural land, providing resources to assist with the transition of farmland and farm businesses from one generation to the next, and providing data and analysis on trends impacting farmland in Washington. Kate brings a broad understanding of food systems and conservation to her work, with diverse experience including conservation transactions and policy, conservation funding, land-use planning, farmers markets, and food assistance programs. Kate holds a MPA from the University of Washington and is an AgForestry graduate (Class 42).
Special thanks to our generous meeting sponsors for dinner and door prizes.