Quilomene Wildlife Area Restoration

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

WDFW will use this grant to decommission approximately 12 miles of unauthorized vehicle trails, revegetate and protect 14 acres of shrub steppe, and install signage to communicate restoration activities to users. The primary habitat type to be restored is shrub steppe.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Fish & Wildlife Dept of Category: State Lands Restoration & Enhancement WWRP Grant: $ 93,172.00 Applicant Match: 0 Project Type: Restoration County: Kittitas Legislative District: 13 Status: Active RCO Project # 18-1903

Location Details

Head east on Vantage Highway from Ellensburg for approximately 12 miles. Turn north through a green gate after passing Kittitas County's silage pit on the south side of Vantage Highway.

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.