Washington State’s Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) provides an alternative approach for counties to address our state’s Growth Management Act requirements. The program uses a watershed-based, incentive-based process to protect critical areas, promote viable agriculture, and encourage cooperation among diverse stakeholders. Learn more background about VSP.
Conservation Commission (SCC) seeking VSP Natural Resource Scientist: The SCC is currently hiring for a new Natural Resource Scientist 2 (NRS2). The position was created to assist the VSP with a technical review of required plans, development of technical resources to assist counties, and conduct spatial analyses of critical area functions. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the hiring manager, Brian Cochrane by email at email@example.com or by phone at (360) 407-7103. For a full position description and to apply, please go to this link.
The Conservation Commission hosted a training for state agency staff entitled an “Introduction to the Voluntary Stewardship Program.” The webinar recording is available on the Commission’s web page.
Two year VSP status reports available for viewing: Two year VSP status reports from each county work group are available by clicking the county on the map below, and then clicking on the “Reports” link.