At the Statewide Administrator’s Training this month, we had a great discussion about social media and how to use it to better reach people in your area. Social Media is great for keeping your organization in people’s minds, which is important when they’re, you know, thinking about digging up a stream or maybe implementing some cover crops. Your job is to help them, so make sure that you’re the first place they think to go!
As part of a six-month series on district operations, the Did You Know? monthly feature in eResource will highlight chapters of the NACD District Outlook Task Force report: “Blueprint for Locally-Led Conservation – A Strategy for District Success and Sustainability” (available here on our website). This month’s chapter tackles communications.
Each year, the MACDEO offers a few scholarships for administrators/conservation district employees to attend the annual convention. You must be a member of the MACDEO with dues current in order to apply. Here is the application for 2016: 2016-blank-scholarship-app
How to translate complicated, scientific reports into public action.
I recently read an article by a family friend, Lisa Benenson, that I thought the Conservation District community may find enlightening.
Please be aware that while this is a great list, it will probably need to be edited to align with your specific Conservation District. For example, some CDs use the Calendar year as their fiscal year, which will necessitate the Annual Report for the Department of Administration to be completed by June 30th, not December 31st.
Julie Goss put together this list of tasks that need to be accomplished each month. A very useful resource for new & experienced administrators to keep on top of the duties that only occur once or twice per year.