Conserving Jefferson County Natural Areas

Client: Jefferson County, WA

Staffed the Jefferson County Conservation Futures Advisory Committee to create a program for acquisition of natural areas and open space in the county. Prepared recommendations for the County Commissioners regarding implementation of the state-authorized conservation futures tax (CFT) to create an open space acquisition fund. (2001)

Results: Created a Conservation Futures program that was approved by the County Commission and is being used to acquire high-priority open space lands.