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Kiwanis Ravine

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WWRP Applicant: Seattle Parks & Rec Dept WWRP Category: Urban Wildlife WWRP Grant: $231,040 Applicant Match: $231,040 Project Type: Acquisition County: King  Legislative District: 36th 

This aquisition will secure 7.6 acres of wildlife habitat in the Magnolia area’s Kiwanis Ravine. This area provides habitat for a variety of wildlife species and includes a great blue heron rookery. Discovery Park is nearby, providing additional wildlife and open space facilities.

RCO Project Number: 92-0348

Location

Just north of West Government Way in West Seattle, near Discovery Park.

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This aquisition will secure 7.6 acres of wildlife habitat in the Magnolia area’s Kiwanis Ravine. This area provides habitat for a variety of wildlife species and includes a great blue heron rookery. Discovery Park is nearby, providing additional wildlife and open space facilities.
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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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