Anders Orchard, Methow Valley, Acquisition

Category Overview

Farmland Preservation protects valuable farmland and habitat for recreationally important animals, like salmon, birds, deer, and elk. These projects allow families to continue farming the land they have worked on for generations, and provide Washingtonians with healthy local food and a diverse economy. WWRP is the only source of farmland preservation funding in the state budget.

Project Highlights

The Methow Conservancy successfully protected the 31.4 acre Anders Orchard, which closed and was recorded on July 31, 2020. The conservation easement protects the land for agriculture in perpetuity.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Methow Conservancy Category: Farmland Preservation WWRP Grant: $108,750.00 Applicant Match: $108,750.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Okanogan Legislative District: 7 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 16-1866

Location Details

Drive north seven miles from Pateros WA, on Highway 153. Turn left at driveway .1 miles past Black Canyon Road.

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.