Conservation Futures Program

Overview


Jefferson County Conservation Futures is a local grant program funded by the conservation futures fund, a tax levy intended to support a system of open space, working farms, forests and habitat that provides public benefits. Projects involve the purchase of property or development rights and, sometimes, the maintenance and operation of properties acquired.

Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee NEXT Meeting

Tuesday,  December 6th, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 
THIS IS A HYBRID MEETING: Virtual and In-Person Attendance.

ZOOM:
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Meeting ID: 841 8395 4436
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IN-PERSON
JCPH Pacific Room; 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend (This is a healthcare facility, and masks are required.) 

You may submit comments/correspondence to tpokorny@co.jefferson.wa.us up to 11:59 p.m. the day before the meeting. 
Contact tpokorny@co.jefferson.wa.us for more information

Agenda
Conservation Futures Projects Map

Current Committee Members

  • Vacant, Interest
  • Mary Biskup, Citizen - District 1
  • David Wilkinson, Citizen - District 1
  • Joanne Pontrello - District 2
  • Vacant, Citizen - District 2
  • Guy Dobyns, Citizen - District 3
  • Kalyn Marab - Citizen - District 3
  • Richard Jahnke, Coastal Areas
  • Cameron Jones, Equity
  • Jessica Randall, Ecosystem Services
  • Craig Schrader, Climate Change
  • Rob Harbour, Working Lands
  • Ron Rempel, Wildlife Conservation Biology
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Project Applications

Past Projects


View by year, the Past Funded Projects page and in addition various past projects of the Conservation Futures Program included:
  • Brown Dairy
  • Carleson Chimacum Creek
  • Chimacum Creek Estuary
  • East and Upper Tarboo Creek
  • Finnriver Farm
  • Gateway Buffer
  • Glendale Farm
  • Quimper Wildlife Corridor 2004 and 2009
  • Salmon Creek Riparian
  • Sunfield Farm
  • Tamanowas Rock Phase I
  • Tamanowas Rock and Nicholson Short Plat
  • Upper Tarboo Creek Conservation Easement
  • Winona Basin - Bloedel
  • Winona Wetland Buffer