Region receives more than $600,000 in recreation, conservation grants

July 14, 2021

Funding for a new community park and improvements for the Yacolt Burn State Forest are part of millions of dollars granted by Washington State’s Recreation and Conservation Funding Board late last month.

On June 30, the board announced its latest series of grants, which includes $622,000 for three projects benefiting local recreation opportunities. The grants total more than $164 million, and are supported by matching funds from grant applicants that bring the total investment to close to $386 million, a release from the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office stated.

In Central Clark County, the board awarded $350,000 to develop sports fields at the new Curtin Creek Community Park. According to a project description, Clark County Public Works will build one natural and one synthetic multi-use field at the 16-acre site. Read the full article here