Local Parks grants help protect these symbols of vibrant communities, providing places for families to gather and play and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle in an era when people spend increasing amounts of their time inside. The WWRP is the largest source of local parks funding in Washington, helping communities fund the acquisition, development, and renovation of vital recreation areas and green spaces.
Acquisition of a 60 acre property along the west leg of Amon Creek. The property is comprised of intact shrub-steppe habitat and a salmon spawning tributary that feeds the Yakima River. The scope of this project is to protect this property from residential development and preserve the property in it’s natural state with the exception of the development soft trails and installation of interpretive panels to educate users about the habitat, fish and wildlife of the area.