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Welcome to the Kittitas County Conservation District!

What We Do

The Kittitas County Conservation District works with local landowners and land managers (public and private) to conserve natural resources that are vital to our economy and our quality of life. At the heart of our work are collaborative efforts to partner with landowners, public agencies, tribes and the general public to create and maintain resilient working landscapes through voluntary incentive based measures.


Board Meeting Schedule

The next regular monthly meeting of the Board of Supervisors is scheduled for Thursday June 13, 2024 at 7:00 AM.
Board meetings are being conducted in person and remotely until further notice. Instructions for the Zoom conference meeting are in the posted agendaContact Anna at 925-3352
ext. 7 or if you need assistance.

Agendas for this, and past meetings, are found here.

Our History

Our district’s roots run deep in the community. The Kittitas Conservation District was created in 1942, followed by the Cle Elum Conservation District in 1948, as part of a national response to the Dust Bowl. The two districts combined in the 1960’s to create the Kittitas County Conservation District. We have worked for more than 80 years to assist local land managers to address the many challenges to long term sustainability.

Featured Projects

Firewise Communities and Fuels Reduction Projects

Voluntary Stewardship Program

RCPP Cost-Share Program

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KCCD offers a free home risk assessment to help landowners recognize wildland/urban interface fire hazards in addition to incorporating Firewise planning into existing and developing homesites & communities.

KCCD facilitated the Watershed Group that completed the Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) Work Plan for Kittitas County. The VSP plan addresses agricultural activities in critical areas and must balance protection of critical areas with agricultural viability.

KCCD is partnering with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to implement a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project, "Yakima Integrated Plan - Toppenish to Teanaway". Kittitas County producers can apply for cost share funding for on-farm improvements this fall.

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