Farmland Preservation Program Fostered

July 8, 2006

This article by agricultural news website Capital Press discusses the new Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program funding for farmland preservation and highlights two proposed projects in Snohomish County and Clallam County.

Excerpt: “The farmland piece of the pie targets the need to conserve working farms that are under strong development pressure, an approach that is based on the value of working farms as buffers against urban expansion and as guardians of wildlife habitat and water resources.”

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