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Jackson County has been added to an growing list of Oregon counties declared to be in a drought emergency by order of Gov. John Kitzhaber. Kitzhaber signed an executive order Tuesday at the request of Jackson County commissioners who asked for the declaration in March; the Oregon Drought Council approved the recommendation in April based […]
RECEIPTS: This Week: 2183 Last Week: 3193 COMPARED TO LAST WEEK: Thanks to Fall River-Big Valley Cattlemen and all consignors for today’s special sale. Slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady. Stockers and feeders mostly steady, $3 lower to $2 higher in spots. Off lots and singles $7-$15 below top offerings. SLAUGHTER COWS: High Dress […]
This will be the District’s 60th year serving northwestern Douglas County. The annual meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Elkton Community Education Center located at 15850 Oregon State Highway 38 in Elkton. This year’s speakers include Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist David Chain who will be presenting information […]
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The APWC & Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District presents a Basics of Stream Bank Erosion Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 For Erosion Control & Riparian Restoration Time: 1pm to 4pm Presentation by Dan Scalas (JSWCD) at the Ruch Library 1-2:15p With a Site Visit to Thompson Creek 2:45-4p FREE WORKSHOP FOR APPLEGATE RESIDENTS & […]
2 Ranch foreman Dave Picanso is looking to the future and believes he sees sweeping changes in water policy in the state of Oregon. Picanso wanted to get ahead of possible legislation that might catch the C2 between the proverbial “rock and a hard place.”
Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District recently received recognition from Oregon State University for their efforts in making the public aware to conservation measures that help preserve our precious water and protect our lands.