State Bestows Money for Island Parcels

July 25, 2007

Increased funding for the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program will support five projects in Island County, writes the Whidbey News Times.

Excerpt: “The unprecedented increase of between $50 and $100 million will provide additional state funding for projects across the state, including new neighborhood parks, more hiking trails, better campgrounds and shoreline facilities, and protection of wildlife  habitat and family farms.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust Executive Director Patricia Powell applauded all three 10th District legislators for supporting the appropriation, noting that “the five projects will benefit Island County residents and visitors alike.”

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