Admiralty Inlet NAP Rare Prairies Restoration 2021

Category Overview

The State Lands Restoration and Enhancement category provides funding to two state agencies to help repair damaged plant and animal habitat. These grants focus on resource preservation and protection of public lands. Projects in this category help bring important natural areas and resources back to their original functions by improving the self sustaining and ecological functionality of sites.

Project Highlights

The Department of Natural Resources, partnering with the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, will use this grant to restore rare costal prairie and endangered plant habitat at Admiralty Inlet Natural Area Preserve on Whidbey Island. The project will restore over 2 acres of native prairie and Golden Paintbrush habitat on two portions of the NAP (Prairies 1 and 2). This will be done by removing invasive and non-native species, and planting native prairie species, including Golden Paintbrush. The primary habitat being restored is coastal prairie.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Natural Resources Dept of Category: State Lands Restoration & Enhancement WWRP Grant: $56,000.00 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Restoration County: Island Legislative District: 10 Status: Active RCO Project # 20-1592

Location Details

From Coupeville: at the light on SR 20 head south on S. Main St which turns into Engle Road at city boundary. Continue south on Engle Road about 2.5 miles. Preserve is on the right.

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.