Upcoming Training Events

The CTD is working with NRCS, CDs, and other partners to bring you the training opportunities that you need to succeed. If there is a training subject that you would like to see, let us know:

Introduction to Conservation Planning, Part 2

September 23-27, 2019

Pullman, WA - PMC Event Center

Registration for this course is full for 2019

It is finally here! NRCS and the CTD have brought back the 1-week Introduction to Conservation Planning (Part 2) course to fulfill both the NRCS Certified Planner Designation requirement and get newer planners off to a great start. You can view the course prerequisites HERE.

There is no cost to attend this course, but attendees are responsible to cover their own travel and personal costs. It is recommended that you have at least one year of planning experience before registering for this course. Preference is given to those working towards attaining their NRCS Certified level of Planner Designation.

This course is full for 2019. If you would like to be put on the interest list for a future course in 2020, please fill out your information HERE.

If you are also eligible to attend the three week NRCS Conservation Planning Boot Camp that also fulfills the NRCS Planning requirements. For scholarship information go to: NACD.

Special Webinars

For recordings and contents/links of previous webinars, click HERE.

Webinar: See More, Manage More: Automating Work Processes Using the Smartsheet Project/Work Management Software Platform

Improve collaboration and transparency, manage projects in real-time and deploy new processes throughout your District. Learn how Districts are utilizing Smartsheet to efficiently run District operations, grant management, reporting and project tracking.

Presented on May 8, 2019

View Webinar Video Recording HERE

PowerPoint slides

For questions regarding this webinar, contact: Jessica Self, Palouse CD,

2019-20 NRCS Course Schedule

NRCS is in the process of finalizing their 2019-2020 list of available training events which should be released in late October.

To capture your training requests, CTD will be sending out a pre-registration survey in ~October to get you locked into courses. Make sure you are signed up for the CTD Newsletter on GovDelviery (sign up HERE) as we will post the registration survey there.

As more training details and registration is available, it will also be posted above in Upcoming Training Events or on the updated Training Calendar.

Other Training Opportunities

Check the updated Training Calendar for training opportunities not offered by CTD or NRCS.

Check out the Partner Training Opportunities page for additional training events.