Program Fact Sheets

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The following printable fact sheets describe how the Washington State Conservation Commission (SCC) and conservation districts are turning state investment in natural resources and viable farmland into action on the ground.

10 Ways Conservation Districts can help you

10 Ways Conservation Districts can help you

A quick overview of some of the services offered by Washington’s conservation districts and how they may be able to help you.

Agency Fact Sheet - Washington State Conservation Commission

Agency Fact Sheet - Washington State Conservation Commission

Conserving natural resources on private lands, in collaboration with conservation districts and other partners.

Celebrating Successful Tribal Partnerships

Celebrating Successful Tribal Partnerships

Examples of how the critical partnerships between the SCC, conservation districts, and tribes have enhanced the value and impact of conservation programs and services.

Center for Technical Development (CTD)

Center for Technical Development (CTD)

This technical arm of the Washington State Conservation Commission helps conservation district staff deliver consistent, high-quality service and natural resource results.

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

General information about program design and achievements.

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Re-enrollment Brochure

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Re-enrollment Brochure

Re-enrollment information for landowners whose CREP contracts are approaching expiration.

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for Landowners

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for Landowners

Information for landowners interested in learning more about CREP enrollment.

Dairy Distillation Grants

Dairy Distillation Grants

Summary of grant funding awarded in June 2018 to projects that aim to find environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions for turning dairy waste into marketable by-products.

Fire Recovery Program

Fire Recovery Program

Highlights conservation district projects funded through this SCC program to help landowners and cooperators recover losses to natural resources and agriculture that occurred during the 2014-16 wildfires.

Firewise Program

Firewise Program

Summary of results from SCC Firewise Grant Program that funded conservation districts to help landowners and communities implement local Firewise activities.

Firewise Program Project Map

Firewise Program Project Map

Project map, photos, and metrics highlighting accomplishments made through the Firewise Program in state fiscal year 2017.

Irrigation Efficiencies Grant Program

Irrigation Efficiencies Grant Program

A bridge between irrigated agriculture, salmon, and the community.

Irrigation Efficiencies Grant Program (IEGP) – FY 2018 Accomplishments

Irrigation Efficiencies Grant Program (IEGP) – FY 2018 Accomplishments

Project map and summary of accomplishments made through IEGP in fiscal year 2018 and since its inception.

Natural Resource Investments – FY 2019 Accomplishments

Natural Resource Investments – FY 2019 Accomplishments

Project map, photos, and metrics highlighting accomplishments made through the Natural Resource Investments Program in state fiscal year 2019.

Office of Farmland Preservation

Office of Farmland Preservation

Linking you to preservation and conservation of local agricultural lands.

Office of Farmland Preservation – FY 2018 Accomplishments

Office of Farmland Preservation – FY 2018 Accomplishments

Summary of program accomplishments from fiscal year 2018, including completion of agricultural conservation easements in partnership with North Yakima Conservation District.

Orca Recovery

Orca Recovery

Using the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) as an example, this 11×8.5 fact sheet shows how conservation districts across the state contribute to orca and salmon recovery. It includes a map of priority Chinook stock basins for Southern Resident killer whales, which stretch across Washington.

Shellfish Program – FY 2019 Accomplishments

Shellfish Program – FY 2019 Accomplishments

Shellfish Program – FY 2019 Accomplishments: Project map, photos, and metrics highlighting accomplishments made through the Shellfish Program in state fiscal year 2019.

Targeted Implementation of Shellfish Funding

Targeted Implementation of Shellfish Funding

Examples of completed, ongoing, and planned projects implemented by conservation districts using funding from the SCC Shellfish Grant Program.

Technical Assistance: What Is It For, and Why Is It Important?

Technical Assistance: What Is It For, and Why Is It Important?

Provides a graphic and description of technical assistance steps that must occur before ground breaks on a conservation project, demonstrating why financial support is important for this foundation of conservation district work.

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP)

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP)

General introduction to VSP, a collaborative process that helps Washington communities ensure healthy landscapes and strong farms for the future.

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) for Landowners

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) for Landowners

Introduction to VSP, including a “what does VSP mean for me?” section for farm landowners.