Kiera-Duffy Forestry Conservation Easement

Category Overview

Forestland Preservation grants help improve opportunities for forest management activity and improve the long-term growth and harvest of timber. These projects help protect many different kinds of forests, including, but not limited to, large-scale industrial forests, small private landowner forests, community forests, and tribally - or publicly-owned and managed forests.

Project Highlights

Whatcom County and the Whatcom Land Trust will use this grant to purchase a forestland conservation easement on about 55.6 acres of privately held forestland. The easement will permanently extinguish 2 development rights thereby ensuring that the land remains available for timber harvest in perpetuity.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Whatcom County of Category: Forestland Preservation WWRP Grant: $ 117,361.00 Applicant Match: 128139 Project Type: Acquisition County: Whatcom Legislative District: 42 Status: Active RCO Project # 19-1535

Location Details

From I-5 in Bellingham, head East on Mount Baker Highway, turn right on Mosquito Lake Road, turn right on Greystone Lane.

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.