Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program
This page is the one-stop-shop for our 2013 Washington Wildlife & Recreation Program Campaign. Keep checking back here for the most up to date files, press clips, talking points and more!
The Coalition secured funding for the following projects through the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program. Thanks to the Washington State House and Senate for uniting to provide $65 million for the WWRP grant program in the capital construction budget. This will fund over 80 projects that will preserve wildlife habitat, protect of working farms and the create neighborhood parks and ballfields in communities across Washington.
Key Editorials Supporting WWRP
Spokesman Review: Put wildlife, recreation program high on list
Ellensburg Daily Record: River canyon purchase up for funding
Wenatchee World: Conservation, the great investment
Port Townsend Leader: Protecting wildlife, recreation and farms program a good idea
Everett Herald: Investing in land, water
Olympian: Natural-areas program deserves better
Poll on WWRP Grant Program
WWRP Economic Study
Economic Benefits of the WWRP (TPL study)
Headwater Economics: Counties with Public Lands Compete Better
Congressional Sportsmen Foundation: Hunters, Anglers Have $1.6B Impact on Wa Economy
Outdoor Industry Association: Outdoor Rec Generates $22.6B in Washington State