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April 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The April 2016 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

This edition includes a final 2016 legislative update, grants, news, studies, educational workshops and webinars, calendar items, and more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link: April 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

February 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The February 2016 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

This edition includes a 2016 legislative update and with bills of interest, WSDA specialty crop grant information, educational workshops and webinars, agricultural easement funding, calendar items, and more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link: February 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

January 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The January 2016 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

This edition includes information about upcoming grant opportunities, results from the recent WSDA drought survey, farmer workshops, agricultural easement funding, calendar items, and more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link: January 2016 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

November 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The November 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The November edition includes comment opportunities on EPAs water quality criteria, grants opportunities, farm resources, reports, education opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link: November 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

October 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The October 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The October edition includes comment opportunities on the state’s WWRP Farmland Preservation program, job openings, grants opportunities, farm resources, reports, education opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

October 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

September 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The September 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The September edition includes information on Washington state farm landlords, job openings comprehensive plans, grants opportunities, farm resources, education opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

September 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

2014 Farmland Preservation in Washington Workshop presentations available!

The Washington State Conservation Commission Office of Farmland Preservation held a workshop on Thursday, December 11th at the Edmonds Conference Center aimed at bringing planners, farmland preservationists, and farmland mangement professionals together for a day of learning and conversation. Topics included Comprehensive Planning and Agriculture, Voluntary Stewardship Programs (VSP) and similar programs, and tools for protecting agricultural lands. Participants had the opportunity to engage speakers and attendants in an open discussion period following each presentation. Presentation materials were based on Washington State legal planning requirements and current approaches to farmland preservation and improving farmland use. Read more

October 2014 WA Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The October 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The October edition includes information upcoming conferences and workshops, new farm bill programs, job opportunities, public comment opportunities, grants, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

October 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

February 2014 Farmland Presevation Newsletter now available

The February 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation Newsletter is now available.

The February edition includes information about bills of interest in the current state legislative session, Farm Bill news, land value reports, conference dates, job opportunities grant opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

February 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

WWRP Farmland Grants Workshop Webinar – January 29

Save the date: January 29, 2014! The Washington Recreation and Conservation Office will hold an Application Workshop Webinar to provide information about the 2014 grants application cycle for recreation, farmland, and habitat conservation projects. The workshop will include general information about the process, programs, types of projects, schedule, and important changes for the upcoming grant round.

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