Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Conservation Futures Program

Program level:

Local

Land use:

Agriculture, Forest

Provider:

Jefferson County

Benefits provided: 

Financial

Water-focused program: 

No

Sell development rights or land.

Overview

Description:

Land preservation program that allows landowners to sell property or future development rights to a qualified conservation organization such as a land trust, which buys them with funds provided by Jefferson County government.

Eligibility:

No restrictions

Financial benefit: 

Payments for fee simple purchase or a transfer of development rights

Contact information

Contact person: 

Tami Pokorny

Organization:

Jefferson County

Phone number: 

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Email: 

Information last updated on November 1, 2021.

Planning Importance

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Landscape Characteristics

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