Sharp-Tailed Grouse Ph. 2

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

This agreement purpose is to purchase of up to 12,500 acres of critical habitat for sharp-tailed grouse. The species is threatened due to increased agricultural development in Okanogan, Douglas, and Lincoln counties.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Fish & Wildlife Dept of Category: Critical Habitat WWRP Grant: $2,763,324.42 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Douglas, Okanogan Legislative District: 7 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 92-636

Location Details

Omak, West Foster Creek, and Tracy Rock. Project has three sites.

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.