Cypress Island is a popular destination for kayak trips, due its relatively close proximity to the mainland and to the camping available at two sites on the east side.
Green Marker 2007-2009 Inholdings
From time-to-time during the biennium State Parks learns of desirable...
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Green Marker Bonnie Rae Park Acquisition
Mount Vernon will use this grant to buy 10.2 acres...
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Green Marker Burlington-Edison Park Phase 2
This project represents Phase 2 development of the 25-acre regional...
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Green Marker Burrow's Island, 1991
This project is for the acquisition of 440 acres of...
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Green Marker Burrows Island, 1992
This project is for the addition of 64 acres on...
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Green Marker Burrows Island - TNC Property
State Parks will acquire an inholding of approximately 64-acres on...
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Green Marker Centennial Trail Hwy. 9
This project is the acquisition of an 18-mile abandoned railroad...
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Green Marker Custer Field Renovation
The objective of this project is to extend the amount...
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Green Marker Cypress Island Interp. Trails
The purpose of this project is to design and construct...
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Green Marker Cypress Island NRCA
This proposal is for acquisition of high priority private waterfront...
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Green Marker Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 1
As part of DNR's efforts to preserve a large San...
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Green Marker Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 3
This project is for the acquisition of the most environmentally...
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Green Marker Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 4
This acquisition of a 85-acre key waterfront property protects lands...
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Green Marker Cypress Island NRCA - Ph. 2
This project involves the purchase of an additional 163 acres...
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Green Marker Cypress Island Natural Area 00
This proposal is for acquisition of privately-owned waterfront properties on...
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Green Marker Cypress Island Natural Area 02
This proposal is for acquisition of privately-owned waterfront properties on...
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Green Marker Cypress Island Natural Area 04
This proposal in Skagit County is for acquisition of privately-owned...
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Green Marker Cypress Island Natural Area 98
This proposal is for acquisition of 786 acres of high...
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Green Marker Deception Pass - Stavig Property 2002
This project will acquire a 14 acre parcel primarily for...
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Green Marker Deception Pass - Sunrise Resort Property
Acquire the 37 acre Sunrise Resort for future development of...
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Green Marker Firdell Farm
Firdell Farm, which includes 157 acres and produces seed crops,...
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Green Marker Hat Island
This is an acquisition for the 92-acre Hat Island, which...
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Green Marker Kiket Island Conservation Acquisition
SRFB and RCFB funding combined with private and federal grants...
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Green Marker Kiwanis Park Development
Mount Vernon will use this grant to develop Kiwanis Park....
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Green Marker Kiwanis Park Splash Park and Boardwalk
The scope of this project was the construction of a...
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Green Marker Memorial Field Renovation-2008
The scope of this project was to renovate an existing...
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Green Marker Montgomery-Duban Headlands Park
With the support of the San Juan Preservation Trust, Skagit...
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Green Marker Multi-Site Acquisition
This agreement consists of the acquisitions which provide public access...
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Green Marker Multi-Site Development 93
This agreement is for the development of facilities which enhance...
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Green Marker Northern State Recreation Area
This grant funded the acquisition of a 651-acre regional park...
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Green Marker Peregrine Falcon Habitat Ph. 2
This project consists of the acquisition of 356 acres of...
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Green Marker Pressentin Park Acquisition
This project involves the acquisition of 40.9 acres for a...
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Green Marker Rasar State Park, 1992
This project is for the initial development of Rasar State...
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Green Marker Rasar State Park, 1996
This project continues development in this park in Skagit County...
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Green Marker Rasar Group Camp Development
This project completed the development of the Group Camp facility....
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Green Marker Rotary Park Acquisition
Acquisition of 29 acres for future development as a regional...
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Green Marker Samish Overlook
The scope of this project was to develop Samish Overlook....
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Green Marker Samish River Project
The Samish River is the major tributary to Samish Bay,...
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Green Marker Sauk Mountain 91
The purpose of this project was to purchased 159.27 acres...
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Green Marker Sauk Mountain 93
This acquisition project protects over 3,000 acres of high priority...
48.48833333 -121.61388888
Green Marker Skagit Bay Riparian Enhancement
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will use this...
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Green Marker Skagit Delta Wetlands
The purpose of this project is to secure approximately 4,427...
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Green Marker Skagit River Forks
The Department of Fish and Wildlife acquired a total of...
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Green Marker Skagit Riverwalk Trail Phase 2
This project will construct a 24-foot wide concrete trail along...
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Green Marker Smith Farm
Skagit County will use this grant to buy the development...
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Green Marker Thompson Trail Development
This project will convert the former Burlington-Northern Railroad corridor, purchased...
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Green Marker WDFW Water Access
Acquisition of uplands with adjacent streambank easements on five rivers...
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Red Marker Skagit County Farmland
Project will acquire 25 development rights via agricultural easements in...
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Green Marker Mount Vernon Riverfront North Trail
Mount Vernon used this grant to build a 1,100 lineal...
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Green Marker Secret Harbor Estuary & Salt Marsh Restoration
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use...
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Green Marker Mount Vernon Skagit Riverwalk Park
The City of Mount Vernon will use this grant to...
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Green Marker Hedlin Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase three development rights...
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Green Marker Fohn Land III LLC
Skagit County used this grant to purchase one development right...
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Green Marker Stephen Johnson Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase two development rights...
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Green Marker Curtis Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase one development right...
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Green Marker Nelson-Estes Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase one development right...
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Green Marker Nelson-Brand Farm
Skagit County used this grant funding to purchase one development...
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Green Marker Egbers Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase one development right...
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Green Marker Harmony Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase two development rights...
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Green Marker M. Egbers Farm
Skagit County used this grant to purchase one development right...
48.41840952 -122.4000244
Green Marker Olson Family Farm
Skagit County used this grant to acquire one development right...
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Green Marker Skagit Forks Off-Channel Restoration & Feasibility
The Skagit Forks Off-Channel restoration & feasibility project is focused...
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Red Marker Breckenridge Farm Skagit County
Breckenridge Farm is 78 acres with 1 development right located...
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Red Marker Kirby Johnson Farm Skagit County
The Kirby Johnson Farm is 50 acres that has a...
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Red Marker Nelson Vinerset Farm Skagit County
The Nelson-VinerSet Farm is part of much larger farming operation...
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Red Marker Issac Jennings Hart Farm Skagit County
The Hart Farm is 160 acres next to the original...
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Red Marker Knutzen Farm Skagit County
The Knutzen Farm is approximately 160 acres of a much...
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Red Marker JC Nelson Farm
This is a farmland protection project located in the Skagit...
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Red Marker Thulen Farm Skagit County
The Thulen Farm is 155 acres located at a major...
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Red Marker Samish River Unit Public Access Improvements
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is applying for...
48.55259243 -122.46461254
Red Marker John Storvik Spray Park & New Restroom
This project will develop a spray park and new restroom at ...
48.49842941 -122.61573253
Red Marker Nelson Church Farm
The Nelson-Church farm is only 23 acres but is next...
48.54010943 -122.44021154
Red Marker Nelson-Omdal Farm
The Nelson-Omdal farm is a 90 acre farm located in...
48.52933943 -122.44712054
Red Marker Larrabee - Clayton Beach Railway Overpass
This design and development project will provide safe and legal...
48.64254642 -122.48463857
Red Marker Kukutali Preserve Day-Use Development
Kukutali Preserve, located near Deception Pass State Park between Fidalgo...
48.41831542 -122.56812551
Red Marker Wylie Farm
This farm is the focal farm as people drive into...
48.33335044 -122.33042949
Red Marker Wesen Farm
The Wesen Farm is one of the few dairies left...
48.54598444 -122.38991954

Note: Not all projects are shown. red = pending, green = funded

Skagit County

Proposed WWRP Projects - 2015 16 total projects $5,915,899

Breckenridge Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $78,600 Breckenridge Farm is 78 acres with 1 development right located...
Issac Jennings Hart Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $203,700 The Hart Farm is 160 acres next to the original...
JC Nelson Farm - Skagit County - $160,200 This is a farmland protection project located in the Skagit...
John Storvik Spray Park & New Restroom - Anacortes - $335,000 This project will develop a spray park and new restroom at ...
Kirby Johnson Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $78,550 The Kirby Johnson Farm is 50 acres that has a...
Knutzen Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $220,500 The Knutzen Farm is approximately 160 acres of a much...
Kukutali Preserve Day-Use Development - State Parks - $360,210 Kukutali Preserve, located near Deception Pass State Park between Fidalgo...
Larrabee - Clayton Beach Railway Overpass - State Parks - $2,331,365 This design and development project will provide safe and legal...
Nelson Church Farm - Skagit County - $53,550 The Nelson-Church farm is only 23 acres but is next...
Nelson Vinerset Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $53,675 The Nelson-VinerSet Farm is part of much larger farming operation...
Nelson-Omdal Farm - Skagit County - $93,000 The Nelson-Omdal farm is a 90 acre farm located in...
Samish River Unit Public Access Improvements - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $190,000 Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is applying for...
Skagit County Farmland - Skagit County - $1,379,712 Project will acquire 25 development rights via agricultural easements in...
Thulen Farm Skagit County - Skagit County - $190,350 The Thulen Farm is 155 acres located at a major...
Wesen Farm - Skagit County - $58,687 The Wesen Farm is one of the few dairies left...
Wylie Farm - Skagit County - $128,800 This farm is the focal farm as people drive into...

WWRP Funded Projects 1990 - Present 63 total projects $44,183,622

2007-2009 Inholdings - State Parks - $742,457
Bolings Farm - Skagit County - $68,650
Bonnie Rae Park Acquisition - Mount Vernon - $394,100
Burlington-Edison Park Phase 2 - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $113,750
Burrow's Island, 1991 - State Parks - $1,543,429
Burrows Island - TNC Property - State Parks - $420,514
Burrows Island, 1992 - State Parks - $165,125
Centennial Trail Hwy. 9 - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $154,292
Curtis Farm - Skagit County - $68,750
Custer Field Renovation - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $147,250
Cypress Island Interp. Trails - Dept of Natural Resources - $125,000
Cypress Island Natural Area 00 - Dept of Natural Resources - $2,471,411
Cypress Island Natural Area 02 - Dept of Natural Resources - $1,628,786
Cypress Island Natural Area 04 - Dept of Natural Resources - $2,918,164
Cypress Island Natural Area 98 - Dept of Natural Resources - $294,000
Cypress Island Natural Area 2006 - Dept of Natural Resources - $1,715,857
Cypress Island NRCA - Dept of Natural Resources - $2,496,979
Cypress Island NRCA - Ph. 2 - Dept of Natural Resources - $1,000,000
Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 1 - Dept of Natural Resources - $1,421,969
Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 3 - Dept of Natural Resources - $910,027
Cypress Island NRCA, Ph. 4 - Dept of Natural Resources - $1,000,000
Deception Pass - Stavig Property 2002 - State Parks - $315,580
Deception Pass - Sunrise Resort Property - State Parks - $2,225,650
Egbers Farm - Skagit County - $47,000
Firdell Farm - Skagit County - $201,250
Fohn Land III LLC - Skagit County - $53,374
Harmony Farm - Skagit County - $103,700
Hat Island - Dept of Natural Resources - $670,101
Hedlin Farm - Skagit County - $181,350
Kiket Island Conservation Acquisition - State Parks - $4,967,107
Kiwanis Park Development - Mount Vernon - $300,000
Kiwanis Park Splash Park and Boardwalk - Mount Vernon Parks & Rec Dept - $322,000
M. Egbers Farm - Skagit County - $48,600
Memorial Field Renovation-2008 - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $39,968
Montgomery-Duban Headlands Park - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $500,000
Mount Vernon Riverfront North Trail - Mount Vernon - $349,153
Mount Vernon Skagit Riverwalk Park - Mount Vernon Parks & Rec Dept - $500,000
Multi-Site Acquisition - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $552,923
Multi-Site Development 93 - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $100,000
Nelson-Brand Farm - Skagit County - $63,700
Nelson-Estes Farm - Skagit County - $48,550
Northern State Recreation Area - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $364,585
Olson Family Farm - Skagit County - $65,887
Peregrine Falcon Habitat Ph. 2 - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $566,787
Pressentin Park Acquisition - Skagit County Parks & Rec - $60,918
Rasar Group Camp Development - State Parks - $1,080,115
Rasar State Park, 1992 - State Parks - $1,706,571
Rasar State Park, 1996 - State Parks - $600,000
Rotary Park Acquisition - Burlington Public Works Dept - $55,000
Samish Overlook - Dept of Natural Resources - $273,893
Samish River Project - Skagit Conservation Dist - $221,619
Sauk Mountain 91 - State Parks - $1,878,118
Sauk Mountain 93 - State Parks - $669,854
Secret Harbor Estuary & Salt Marsh Restoration - Dept of Natural Resources - $350,000
Skagit Bay Riparian Enhancement - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $246,460
Skagit Delta Wetlands - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $1,787,594
Skagit Forks Off-Channel Restoration & Feasibility - Fish & Wildlife Dept - $56,274
Skagit River Forks - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $464,283
Skagit Riverwalk Trail Phase 2 - Mount Vernon Parks & Rec Dept - $1,281,200
Smith Farm - Skagit County - $319,455
Stephen Johnson Farm - Skagit County - $121,200
Thompson Trail Development - Anacortes Parks & Rec Dept - $406,950
WDFW Water Access - Dept of Fish & Wildlife - $216,343

What is the WWRP?

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.

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