Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Backyard Habitat Program

Program level:


Land use:

Agriculture, Forest


Kitsap Conservation District

Benefits provided: 

Financial, free technical assistance

Water-focused program: 


Funding and assistance for restoring stream habitat.



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.



Financial benefit: 

Up to $20,000

Contact information

Contact person: 

Carin Anderson


Kitsap Conservation District

Phone number: 

360-204-5529 ext. 122


Information last updated on November 1, 2021.

Planning Importance

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