State Grant Program for Parks Deserves Full Funding

January 29, 2017

The editorial board of the Everett Herald explains why the WWRP deserves to be fully funded in the legislature’s 2017-19 capitol construction budget.

Excerpt: “After putting the effort into tuning up a car, it’s smart to take it for a drive to make sure everything’s working and running smoothly. The same logic applies to the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program, which for more than 25 years has been the state’s premiere recreation and conservation grant program. Coupled with matching funds from communities, other agencies and groups, the program has created, expanded and refurbished state and local parks and trails, promoted access to public lands, protected wildlife habitat and helped preserve working farmland.”


Read the full article on the Everett Herald website.