Conservation Futures Program

Upcoming Meetings

2020 Funding Cycle Preparation Meeting

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4-6 pm
Chimacum Grange Community Center
9572 Rhody Dr

2019 Site Visits

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9am-5pm (approx.)
Specific locations will be available on or around March 25th.
Please click here for the Site Visit Information

Project Presentation Meeting

Wednesday, April, 3, 2019 6pm – 9pm
JCPH Pacific Room
615 Sheridan St.
Port Townsend

Evaluation & Recommendation Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4pm – 6pm
JCPH Pacific Room
615 Sheridan St.
Port Townsend

Pending Project Applications

Grants Available for Open Space Projects

Please request a Word version of the application at or 360/379-4498.

Click here for our latest Press Release.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Current Committee Members

  • David Seabrook, Food Security
  • Mary Biskup, Citizen - District 1
  • David Wilkinson, Citizen - District 1
  • Joanne Pontrello - District 2
  • Phil Andrus, Citizen - District 2
  • Lige Christian, Citizen - District 3
  • JD Gallant - Citizen - District 3
  • Richard Jahnke, Coastal Areas
  • Lorna Smith, Ecotourism
  • Ray Hunter, Fallow Farms
  • Scott Brinton, Agriculture
  • Craig Schrader, Climate Change
  • Rob Harbour, Working Lands


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.

2018 Project Resolutions

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