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Selah Cliffs NAP 2006

Status
Funded in 2007
WWRP Applicant: Dept of Natural Resources WWRP Category: Natural Areas WWRP Grant: $9,803 Project Type: Acquisition County: Yakima  Legislative District: 15th 

The Department of Natural Resources will use this grant to acquire 104 acres within the Selah Cliffs Natural Area Preserve, which provides protection for one of the largest populations of the basalt daisy, a candidate for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. The basalt daisy's global distribution is limited to the southern half of the Yakima River Canyon and the adjacent Selah Creek Canyon. The existing preserve encompasses more than 75 percent of this population. This acquisition will increase the proportion of the population that is protected, improve the department's access to the site, and enhance the department's ability to manage the site.

RCO Project Number: 06-1827

Location

The project is located approximately 5 miles NE of Selah, Yakima County. The site stretches along Selah Creek from the eastern edge of State Highway 821 to the western edge of I-82.

Red Marker Selah Cliffs NAP 2006
The Department of Natural Resources will use this grant to acquire 104 acres within the Selah Cliffs Natural Area Preserve, which provides protection for one of the largest populations of the basalt daisy, a candidate for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. The basalt daisy's global distribution is limited to the southern half of the Yakima River Canyon and the adjacent Selah Creek Canyon. The existing preserve encompasses more than 75 percent of this population. This acquisition will increase the proportion of the population that is protected, improve the department's access to the site, and enhance the department's ability to manage the site.
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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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