Heron Rookery

Category Overview

Critical Habitat projects are our state’s primary tool for conserving important fish and wildlife habitat. These projects protect the rich and diverse habitats in our forests, prairies, and wetlands. These funds help maintain our state’s biodiversity and protect species that are popular for hunting, birding, and other outdoor recreation, and are critical for the health of our salmon and fish populations.

Project Highlights

The purpose of this agreement is to acquire 80 acres of undeveloped land along the east side of Birch Bay State Park.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: Critical Habitat WWRP Grant: 1608.24 Applicant Match: 0 Project Type: Acquisition County: Whatcom Legislative District: 42 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 93-871

Location Details

Adjacent to Birch Bay State Park, (east side), approximately five miles south of Blaine.

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.