Starting February 25th, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation area grounds will be open to the public Thursday through Saturday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for walking. For the safety of our staff and visitors, the District Office/Visitor's Center Building and restrooms will remain closed. Informational packets about the District and adult and junior ranger programs are free and available outside of the Visitor's Center building.
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Upcoming News and Events
Financial Assistance Program for FY21 - Awards for 2020 have been made. Next cycle begins July 2021.
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The Dan Goodman Soil & Water and Environmental Improvement Awardees for 2020 are John Begay, Ashlyn Ahlgrim and Mellene Pablo! Congratulations to all three students and we wish you luck with your future environmental stewardship endeavors into the future!
The 2021 Dan Goodman Award Application is now open for students to apply! The deadline is May 15th, 2021. You can download it here:
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UPCOMING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS
DUE TO THE NATIONAL, STATE AND COUNTY COVID-19 DECLARED EMERGENCY AND PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER DATED MARCH 23, 2020 LIMITING GATHERINGS TO LESS THAN 10 PERSONS, BOARD OF SUPERVISOR REGULAR MONTHLY AND OTHER BUSINESS MEETINGS WILL NOT BE PHYSICALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. You are invited to the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District Board via teleconference or listening by livestream on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs47Tf1MnWkl8ehCIy2ykmw
Public comments for teleconference regular meetings will be accepted up to 5 pm Friday before the meeting. Public comments must be provided in writing to be read by a District designate at the meeting. Agenda provides more information on comment policy and procedures. Thank you for your comments.
Regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are scheduled starting at 9am every third Saturday of the month. Starting April 2020, Board Meetings will be conducted online until further notice.
See Resolution #4-2018 under District Documents > Reports and Resolutions for more information regarding the Open Meetings Act.