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.
Examples of how the critical partnerships between the SCC, conservation districts, and tribes have enhanced the value and impact of conservation programs and services.
This technical arm of the Washington State Conservation Commission helps conservation district staff deliver consistent, high-quality service and natural resource results.
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.
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.
Summary of program accomplishments from fiscal year 2018, including completion of agricultural conservation easements in partnership with North Yakima Conservation District.
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 – 2019-21 Accomplishments: Project map, photos, and metrics highlighting accomplishments made through the Shellfish Program during the 2019-21 biennium.
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.