Wenatchee Foothills North Acquisition Phase 1

Category Overview

Urban Wildlife Habitat projects fund close-to-home places to play and explore nature. As our urban areas are increasingly expanding and densifying, these grants protect important fish and wildlife habitat within five miles of densely populated areas, creating green refuges that help keep our ecosystems healthy and provide places to enjoy nature right in our backyards.

Project Highlights

The City of Wenatchee will use this grant to acquire 383.1 acres located northwest of the city limits. The property consists of shrub steppe habitat and mixed conifer forestlands that supports a diverse community of wildlife. The primary purpose of the project is for habitat protection and the primary outdoor recreation opportunity provided is for non-motorized recreation including hiking and wildlife viewing.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Wenatchee City of Category: Urban Wildlife Habitat WWRP Grant: $1,050,000.00 Applicant Match: $1,226,000.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Chelan Legislative District: 12 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 12-1042

Location Details

Entering Wenatchee from the North on Highway 2, turn right on Maiden Lane and follow it to the end. The site is on the right.

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.