Conservation Districts

Conservation districts work with landowners on a voluntary basis, providing incentive-based conservation help on private lands. Why? Because private land management is key to conserving Washington State’s renewable natural resources.

Conservation districts are a unique form of non-regulatory government, matching local needs with technical and financial resources to help landowners solve on-the-ground conservation issues. Nearly 250 citizens devote their time, energy and talent in providing local governance of Washington’s 45 conservation districts!

Chapter 89.08 Revised Code of Washington authorizes conservation districts and provides the framework for their activities.

Learn more by contacting your local conservation district office. For a map of the districts by geographical area, follow this link – WACD Area Map.

An overlay of districts with legislative districts is available at this link—WACD Areas & Legislative Districts.