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PCD Educational Video Archive
Conservation Talk Series | A History of Restoration at Koppel Flat
Palouse Conservation District Director Jennifer Boie is joined by Timothy Paulitz (Pullman Community Garden) and Jeff Sellen (GroundWorks) to discuss the history and future of restoration and community building at the Koppel Farm in Pullman, WA. Presented on December 8, 2022.
Conservation Talk Series | Riparian Conservation: Why and Where It Matters to People and Nature
Dr. Amanda Stahl, Researcher and Instructor with WSU's School of the Environment, discusses mapping policies that affect riparian areas and how we monitor ecological outcomes on the Palouse and other parts of Washington. Presented on November 17, 2022.
Firewise for Livestock Owners
Alayne Blickle, creator of Horses for Clean Water, helps you identify wildfire risks around your farm or ranch and provides you with the appropriate actions to minimize risks, as well as ways to expedite an evacuation should the danger of wildfire arise. Presented May 26, 2022. This is the second in a series of two livestock presentations hosted in this spring livestock series.
Spring Pasture Management & Climate Resiliency
Alayne Blickle, creator of Horses for Clean Water, covers techniques for good pasture management, including how grasses grow, creating a winter paddock, spreading compost, rotational grazing, and managing small grazing areas. Presented May 19, 2022. This is the first in a series of two livestock presentations hosted in this spring livestock series.
Conservation Talk Series | Low-Tech Restoration and Riparian Corridors
Reid Camp, Fluvial Geomorphologist, shares examples from real projects that highlight techniques which produce short-term benefits in degraded stream channels (e.g., bank stabilization, reconnection of floodplain, improved fish habitat) and work with natural processes to produce sustainable long-term benefits (e.g., riparian growth, reduce sedimentation, filter excessive nutrients). Presented on April 21, 2022.
2022 Palouse Pesticide Education Event
Washington State Department of Agriculture and Palouse Conservation District present this pesticide education event. Presentations include: • Herbicide Resistance: Implications for PNW Wheat Production Systems Drew Lyon, Washington State University • Pesticide Stewardship and Proper Unused Pesticide Disposal Joe Hoffman, Washington State Department of Agriculture • Pesticides and Water Quality in Washington State and the Palouse River Watershed Abigail Nickelson, Washington State Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Assessment Section This event is presented by Washington State Department of Agriculture as part of the Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program through the Environmental Protection Agency and Washington State Department of Ecology.
Conservation Talk Series | New Approaches to Palouse Prairie Outreach and Restoration
Chris Duke, Sarah Hill, and Alison Crowley of The Phoenix Conservancy introduce their exciting projects for 2022 and give a preview of some major projects on the horizon, as well as provide some great ways to get involved in Palouse Prairie restoration this year. Presented on February 9th, 2022.