Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Backyard Habitat Program

Program level:

Local

Land use:

Agriculture, Forest

Provider:

Kitsap Conservation District

Benefits provided: 

Financial, free technical assistance

Water-focused program: 

Yes

Funding and assistance for restoring stream habitat.

Overview

Description:

Preserve your watershed with projects to help restore streams to natural conditions, improve fish and wildlife habitat, and stabilize banks. Projects may include native plantings, removing debris and undersized culverts, removing noxious weeds, or adding woody debris to enhance stream habitat.

Eligibility:

--

Financial benefit: 

Up to $20,000

Contact information

Contact person: 

Carin Anderson

Organization:

Kitsap Conservation District

Phone number: 

360-204-5529 ext. 122

Email: 

Information last updated on December 1, 2020.

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