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Washington State Conservation Commission and Districts at Risk in State Budget

February 23rd, 2012 in Conservation Incentives, Government Spending

Washington State’s 73 year old system for voluntary, incentive-based environmental conservation on private lands is at risk!

Legislators are proposing to eliminate the State Conservation Commission and to dramatically reduce funding for the 47 independent conservation districts that help landowners, statewide, implement sound environmental stewardship on millions of acres of private land. Read more »