Foster Creek Conservation District
Foster Creek Conservation District

FCCD 2019 Achievements

  • Two new staff hired to provide professional technical service.


  • Grants received:
    • 1) WA Dept. Ecology - $250,000 to continue our water quality programs
    • 2) FEMA fire recovery - $167,620 to assist private landowners, CDs, and agencies create fire-adapted communities in shrub-steppe habitat.


  • One incidental take permit awarded as part of an initiative by private landowners to prevent the net loss of habitat for four threatened species, e.g. Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits.


  • Completed the Comprehensive Strategic Weed Management Plan for the Douglas County Cooperative Weed Management Area.
  • Contracted the Colville Tribe to complete a watershed-level cultural resource assessment for East Foster Creek.


  • Outreach included topics about pollinators, the nitrogen cycle, orcas and salmon, and the Voluntary Stewardship Program.


  • Hosted North Central Regional Envirothon where high school teams competed on 5 subjects. 
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