Networking Forums

The CTD is building and hosting a number of networking forums for different planning disciplines and expertise. Check in often to see what new groups have been added.

If you would like to create/host a forum group, please send us a note and we will build the idea with you: info@wactd.org

Dairy Planner Networking Forum

2nd Tuesdays in Feb, May, Aug, Nov - 11:00am-noon

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN HERE. Your RSVP to Dakota Stranik is appreciated: dstranik@whatcomcd.org.

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Join Conservation District dairy planners from around the State in the "Dairy Planner Networking Forum" to connect, share, and advocate needs. We will share available resources, discuss training and tool needs, and create connections with each other. This will be a regular, quarterly series shaped by your input and needs.

What is one topic you would like to cover? SUBMIT HERE (or use embedded form below)

Hosted by: Dakota Stranik, Dairy Planner at Whatcom CD

Farm Planner Networking Forum

2nd Wednesdays in Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec - 10:30am-noon

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN ZOOM HERE

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Join Conservation District farm planners from around the State at the "Farm Planner Networking Forum" to connect, share, and learn. Hot topics will be presented to the group for discussion and sharing. This will be a quarterly series shaped by your input and needs.

What is one topic you would like to cover? SUBMIT HERE

Hosted by: Bobbi Lindemulder, Farm Planner at Snohomish CD

Riparian Planner Networking Forum

2nd Wednesdays in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct - 10:30am-noon

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN ZOOM HERE

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Join Conservation District Riparian planners from around the State in the "Riparian Planner Networking Forum" to connect and share. This will be a regular, quarterly series shaped by your input and needs.

Hosted by: Drew Schuldt, Palouse CD & Thomas Bulthuis, Snohomish CD

What topics would you like to see covered at the Riparian Forum meetings? Let us know HERE

Forestry Networking Forum

1st Tuesdays in Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec - 1pm-2pm

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN HERE.

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Join Conservation District planners from around the state in the "Forestry Networking Forum" to connect, share, and advocate needs. We will share available resources, discuss training and tool needs, and create connections with each other. This will be a regular, quarterly series shaped by your input and needs.

What is one topic you would like to cover? SUBMIT HERE

Hosted by: Mark Mead, Stewardship Forester, Mason CD

Cover Crop Networking Forum

3rd Tuesday in Feb, Jul, Nov - 1pm-2pm

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN HERE

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Join Conservation District planners from around the State at the "Cover Crop Networking Forum" to connect, share, and learn. Topics will be presented to the group for discussion and sharing, but you ideas are appreciated!

Hosted by: Alison Nichols, Pierce CD

Plant Sale Networking Forum

3rd Tuesdays in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct, Dec - 1pm-2pm

Please REGISTER for the Forum Series. View the full series agenda HERE.

Join your fellow Plant Sale organizers from around the State to share new ideas, challenges and tips & tricks. Topics will be presented to the group for discussion and sharing, and we encourage you to bring your questions! This will be a quarterly series tackling timely topics throughout the yearly Plant Sale cycle.

Hosted by: Ashley Smithers, Clark CD & Kari Quaas, Snohomish CD

Smartsheet Networking Forum

3rd Wednesdays in Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec - 10:30-Noon

NO MEETING JUNE 2022 - SEE YOU AT WADE INSTEAD!

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: JOIN HERE

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Many Districts are adopting Smartsheet, but need support, ideas, and more information on the functions of Smartsheet. This group will provide a community space for Districts to learn, share, and advance our Smartsheet skills together!

If you are interested in this forum, please share your topic ideas and needs so we can build the most effective forum for you: SHARE YOUR SMARTSHEET NEEDS HERE

2nd Wednesday of every other month - 1pm-2:30pm

SEE US AT WADE IN JUNE - REGULAR MEETINGS RESUME IN SEPTEMBER 2022

No need to register, just log on the day of the meeting: Join HERE

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Having a leadership and/or management position at your District can often feel like a lonely and challenging role, but you are not alone! The CTD, WSCC, WADE, and WACD have come together to bring you the Building Better Leadership and Management Learning Community. The goal of this monthly series is to introduce different management/leadership related topics and provide information, insight, strategies and discussion amongst peers. Together we can build a better community of District leaders now and into the future.