Managing equine property sustainably is good for people & horses and it can also be profitable. Whatcom Conservation District clients enjoy increased efficiency and herd health as a result of increased environmental sustainability. What opportunities exist on your farm? You can request free, confidential, no obligation and voluntary farm planning services from the Whatcom Conservation District. Planning with us can also make you eligible for $200 rebate for barn gutters or heavy use area footing, and up to $3000 for eligible farm improvements. Our equipment loan program will make your farm chores easier when you borrow our manure spreader and poultry processing equipment.