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Frequently Asked Questions

King Conservation District – Moving Forward

Why did the Washington state legislature create the King Conversation District and is the District still relevant today?

Why is this assessment funding managed by the Conservation District?

Hasn’t the federal and state government dedicated significant resources to environmental improvements?

Why is the District changing the system of funding and the process for dispersing grant funding?

Why hasn’t  the District  proposed a revenue neutral budget?

The District’s mandate is to engage the private sector in conservation stewardship individually and collectively.  This mission compliments and augments the regulatory programs.    The District has been able to accomplish its mandate through its partnerships with cities, communities, NGOs and other conservation districts and agencies, as well as with its direct core programs.