Projects Proposed in Your Community

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We are excited to announce more than 200 proposed projects for the Washington Wildlife & Recreation Program!

Proposed WWRP grants range from building ballfields and parks to protecting mule deer winter range and building bike trails, all across Washington State.

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See what is proposed in your county:


Adams

Asotin

Benton

Chelan

  • Cashmere's Riverside Park Revitalization Project--The City of Cashmere seeks a WWRP grant to finish the revitalization of Riverside Park with a skate park, restrooms, parking, educational learning structures and water access

  • Hale Park Acquisition--The City of Wenatchee seeks a WWRP grant to develop a park, skate plaza and play area along the Wenatchee Loop Trail near the pedestrian bridge

  • Saddle Rock Outdoor Education and Access--The City of Wenatchee seeks a WWRP grant to expand the trailhead for Saddle Rock and improve over 2 miles of trail

  • Sage Hills Gateway Acquisition--The City of Wenatchee seeks a WWRP grant to add a trailhead and protect public access to the Wenatchee Foothills trail system

Clallam

Clark

Cowlitz

  • Merrill Lake NA 2014--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to protect wildlife habitat and secure public access between Merrill Lake and the Kalama River

  • Merrill Lake RP 2014--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to protect wildlife habitat and secure public access between Merrill Lake and the Kalama River

Douglas

Ferry

  • Ferry County Rail Trail Ph 3--Ferry County seeks a WWRP grant to develop a rail trail through Curlew to promote bike tourism

  • Kettle River Access--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to establish a primative boat launch and provide public access to 3.4 miles of shoreline along the Kettle River

  • Kettle River Corridor--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to help local landowners place conservation easements on their properties to provide public access for hunting, horseback riding and hiking

  • Strandberg Farm & Ranchland Project--Okanogan Land Trust seeks a WWRP grant to protect 525 acres of high quality grazing land

Franklin

Grant

Grays Harbor

  • Coastal Forest Restoration--The Dept of Natural Resources seeks a WWRP grant to restore 800 acres of coastal forest through thinning and planting

  • Harris Creek-Vosper Multi-use Trail--The Chehalis Confederated Tribes seeks a WWRP grant to build a multi-use trail to connect the city of Oakville and the Vosper Community Playground

  • Westport Park Connection--State Parks seeks a WWRP grant to connect three state park properties and open significant amounts of Pacific Ocean beach to the public

Island

Jefferson

King

Kitsap

Kittitas

  • Colockum Wildlife Area Fire Rehabilitation--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to restore 1,000 acres of forestland

  • Heart of the Cascades 2014--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to ensure public access in Kittitas County by protecting 4,014 acres of popular recreation areas in the central Cascade Mountains

  • LT Murray Forest and Aquatic Habitat Enhancement--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to carry out a restoration thinning to improve the floodplain

  • Taneum Creek Riparian--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to protect over 2 miles of tributary streams in Taneum Creek for steelhead, Coho and Chinook

  • Upper Naneum Creek Farm--Kittitas County seeks a WWRP grant to keep a 150 acre farm in production and help get a new generation of farmers on the land

Klickitat

  • Imrie Ranches Rock Creek Agricultural Easement--The Conservation Commission seeks a WWRP grant to protect 11,920 acres of ranchland in Klickitat County through a conservation easement

  • Kelley Ranches Agricultural Easement--The Conservation Commission seeks a WWRP grant to keep 6,124 acres of ranchland in production

  • Klickitat Trail--State Parks seeks a WWRP grant to improve accessibiity and bridge safety on the most popular trail in the Gorge

  • Simcoe 2014--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to open public access to the Simcoe Mountains for hiking, fishing and hunting where access is currently gated and restricted

  • Trout Lake Meadow Restoration Phase 2--The Dept of Natural Resources seeks a WWRP grant to remove weeds and re-establish native plants

Lewis

Lincoln

Mason

Okanogan

Pacific

Pierce

San Juan

Skagit

  • Breckenridge Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect 78 acres of farmland through a conservation easement

  • Concrete Waterpark--The Town of Concrete seeks a WWRP grant to build a spraypark

  • Conner Waterfront Park--The Town of La Conner seeks a WWRP grant to build a children's play area and access to the Swinomish Channel

  • Issac Jennings Hart Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect 160 acres of the Hart farm, adjacent to the original nursery created by the former county commissioner and chair of the Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland

  • JC Nelson Farm --Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect 155 acres of farmland in the Skagit Delta

  • John Storvik Spray Park & New Restroom--The City of Anacortes seeks a WWRP grant to develop the community's first ever spray park and replace a deteriorating restroom

  • Kirby Johnson Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect a 5th generation 50 acre tulip and seed farm

  • Knutzen Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect part of a 4th generation potato farm

  • Kukutali Preserve Day-Use Development--State Parks seeks a WWRP grant to add trails, picnic areas and restrooms to allow public access to the island

  • Nelson Church Farm--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to keep a 23 acre farm in production

  • Nelson Vinerset Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to secure a conservation easement on part of the Nelson farm

  • Nelson-Omdal Farm--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to keep a multi-generational potato farm in production

  • Samish River Unit Public Access Improvements--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to develop public access and safety on the Samish River, a highly popular but undeveloped recreation area

  • Thulen Farm Skagit County--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect 155 acres of the Thulen farm, home of the famous pickle barn that houses artists during the Skagit Tulip festival

  • Wesen Farm--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to keep in production one of the few remaining dairies in Skagit County

  • Wylie Farm--Skagit County seeks a WWRP grant to protect a 112 acre blackberry and strawberry farm

Snohomish

  • Bailey Farm--PCC Farmland Trust seeks a WWRP grant to protect 300 acres of a 5th generation family farm

  • Centennial Trail - Bryant Trailhead Acquisition--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop a trailhead for the Centennial Trail just north of the city of Arlington to draw additional recreationists from King County to an economically challenged region

  • Civic Center/Field Acquisition--The City of Edmonds seeks a WWRP grant to acquire the last large space in downtown Edmonds, the site of a former school, to develop a community park

  • Ebey Island 2014--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to open public access to the WDFW Wildlife Area on Ebey Island for waterfowl hunting, wildlife viewing, outdoor education, freshwater wetland restoration.

  • Edmonds Pier Renovation 2014-2015--The Dept of Fish & Wildlife seeks a WWRP grant to restore the popular fishing and crabbing area

  • Esperance Park - Acquisition--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to expand the park for a new athletic field, off-leash area and playground

  • Heritage Park Recreation Complex Phase IV--The City of Stanwood seeks a WWRP grant to add a trail and additional baseball fields to the existing park

  • Hofstra Farm--Forterra seeks a WWRP grant to protect a 100 acre dairy farm so the farm is not subdivided when the owners retire

  • Hooven Bog Conservation Area--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to protect and restore the bog for future environmental education and remove invasive species

  • Kasch Park Synthetic Turf Replacement--Everett Parks & Rec Dept seeks a WWRP grant to redevelop two soccer fields to allow multi-use and keep up with increasing demand

  • Lake Stickney Park - Phase 1--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop walking trails and a nature-based playground

  • Lake Tye Park Skate Park Improvements--The City of Monroe seeks a WWRP grant to renovate the skate park to become a regional destination

  • Meadowdale Playfields Renovation--The City of Lynnwood seeks a WWRP grant to renovate the athletic fields at Meadowdale Playfields so they meet competitive standards

  • Mukilteo Boys and Girls Club Recreational Fields--The City of Mukilteo seeks a WWRP grant to build two all purpose fields for soccer, lacrosse, baseball and rugby in partnership with the Snohomish County Boys and Girls Club

  • Sather Farm--PCC Farmland Trust seeks a WWRP grant to keep 76 acres of farmland in production instead of being sold for subdivision

  • Skate Darrington Project--The Town of Darrington seeks a WWRP grant to build a skatepark so that kids don't have to travel 25 miles for recreation opportunities

  • Stanwood Farmland Preservation--The City of Stanwood seeks a WWRP grant to keep a 160 acre family homestead corn farm

  • Sultan River Nature Trails--The City of Sultan seeks a WWRP grant to construct a multi-use trail along the Sultan River between River and Osprey Parks

  • Wenberg County Park Water Access Improvements--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop parking and access to the swimming beach and fishing dock

  • Whitehorse Trail Design & Development--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop 12 miles of multi-use trail between Oso and Darrington to promote recreational tourism

  • Whitehorse Trail Trailhead Acq. Oso Mill--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to build a trailhead for the Whitehorse Trail, west of the Oso slide and intended to support and serve the community of Oso

  • Willis Tucker Park Group Shelter with Solar Panels--Snohomish County Parks Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop a picnic area next to existing sports fields and spray park

Spokane

Stevens

  • Trombetta Canyon NAP 2014--The Dept of Natural Resources seeks a WWRP grant to establish the Trombetta Canyon Natural Area Preserve and provide opportunities for environmental education

Thurston

Walla Walla

  • Kiwanis Park Renovation--The City of College Place seeks a WWRP grant to provide better accessibility to our disabled community members, provide safe recreational opportunities for all ages and abilities to Kiwanis Park

Whatcom

  • Larrabee Pedestrian Overpass--State Parks seeks a WWRP grant to build an overpass so visitors don't have to cross BNSF lines to reach the state park

  • Squalicum Creek Trail --Bellingham Parks & Rec Dept seeks a WWRP grant to develop a portion of the Nooksack Loop Trail along an abandoned railroad line

  • Star Park, Ferndale--The City of Ferndale seeks a WWRP grant to build a major outdoor playground designed by children of Ferndale and built by volunteers

Whitman

Yakima

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