We support our state’s 45 conservation districts and design solutions that meet state and local natural resource needs.
Our conservation programs empower people to voluntarily take actions that keep natural resources and farmland healthy for all.
Trusted, community-based hubs of expertise and funding that work with people to achieve natural resource and land use goals.
Interested in learning more about conservation in Washington State? Our news announcements connect you with stories about recent conservation work, important updates from our office, and upcoming opportunities for you to get involved.
The Conservation Commission main office is open. We recommend scheduling an appointment in advance. Our staff has busy work schedules, and many continue to telework. Appointments help us ensure the appropriate team member is available when you stop by.
The Commissioners met on Thursday to evaluate the top applicant qualifications in a special session and outline the next steps in the hiring process.
The Washington State Conservation Commission (SCC) has adopted a temporary Interpretive Statement 20-01 describing the process of the district representative to the Commission to accommodate for the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD) annual meeting being held in a hybrid style with in-person meetings as well as options to participate online.
Use our interactive map to locate the district nearest you! Washington conservation districts help people take care of everything they can see outside their windows – from farms, to forests, to urban yards, to rivers, lakes, and coastline.
We’re committed to ensuring current and future generations enjoy healthy, diverse Washington landscapes, including viable working lands.
We work hard to cultivate trust and build strong partnerships around conservation efforts.
We’re guided by clear policies and performance measures to ensure effective, efficient use of public resources.
The Conservation Commission and conservation districts integrate science, technology, and effective strategies for engaging people into our voluntary solutions. This helps build community around conservation and deliver multi-benefit results. You’ll find examples of these solutions — and the results we’ve celebrated with participating landowners and partners — in these community success stories.