Fact Sheets

Want to learn more about our conservation work?  The following printable fact sheets describe how the Washington State Conservation Commission and conservation districts are turning state investment in natural resource protection into action on the ground.  (Updated September 2016)


10 Ways Conservation Districts Can Help You – Quick overview of some of the services offered by Washington’s conservation districts and how they may be able to help you as a landowner.

Cover of ctd fact sheetCenter for Technical Development (CTD) – (11×17 folded) This technical arm of the Washington State Conservation Commission helps conservation district staff deliver consistent, high-quality service and natural resource results.

Updated: January 2017

WebimageConservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) – General information about program design and achievements.

firewise recovery program coverFire Recovery Program – (11×17, folded) 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.

Updated: February 2017

Irrigation Efficiencies Grant Program – A bridge between irrigated agriculture, salmon, and the community.


Office of Farmland Preservation – linking you to preservation and conservation of local agricultural lands (11×17, folded, 1MB)


Targeted Implementation of Shellfish Funding – Examples of completed, ongoing, and planned projects implemented by conservation districts using funding from the SCC Shellfish Grant Program. (11×17, folded – updated Sept. 2016)

Web_Photo2016 Washington State Conservation Commission agency fact sheet – conserving natural resources on private lands, in collaboration with conservation districts and other partners.

LOWebimageConservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for landowners – Information for landowners interested in learning more about CREP enrollment.

CREP Re-ReEnrollWebenrollment Brochure (tri-fold, 2MB) – Re-enrollment information for landowners whose CREP contracts are approaching expiration.

Firewise Grant Program – Summary of results from SCC Firewise Grant Program that funded conservation districts to help landowners and communities implement local Firewise activities (FY 2017).

Updated: February 2017

NREdWebNatural Resources Education – Conservation districts are using education and outreach to foster natural resource stewardship.


Stewardship of our Water – Empowering people to conserve water, improve water quality, and reduce flood impacts through their own land management decisions (11×17, folded, 2MB)

Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) – Introduction to VSP, a collaborative process that helps Washington communities ensure healthy landscapes and strong farms for the future. Updated September 2016