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What is a Conservation District?

What is a Conservation District?

Conservation Districts are one of America’s best kept secrets. As locally-led special purpose districts, there are twelve trusted agencies throughout Puget Sound who will help you find solutions for your backyard, farm, forest, or community, and all for free.

As units of state government, Conservation Districts have a long history of providing trusted service in a ‘non-regulatory’ way – which means we are only here to help, not to get you into trouble.

5 Ways Your Conservation District Can Help You

  • They offer high-quality technical advice – for free!
  • They serve rural and urban residents alike.
  • They provide educational and stewardship opportunities for youth and adults.
  • They offer financial assistance & construction support to make eligible projects a reality.