Freshwater Shorelines

Learn how to beautify and care for your residential property along a stream, lake, or wetland and provide essential wildlife habitat. Learn More

Urban Shorelines & Riparian Habitat Improvement Services

KCD’s aquatic area protection and enhancement programs offer technical assistance and project implementation services to urban landowners with freshwater shoreline and riparian habitat on their property. Learn More

Rural Shorelines & Riparian Habitat Improvement Services

KCD offers aquatic area enhancement services to help livestock and agricultural landowners protect and improve the health of streams, rivers, wetlands, lakes and ponds. Learn More

Watershed-Based Programs

KCD provides technical and financial assistance to landowners in all five of King County’s major watersheds. Specifically, KCD is doing focused work in Boise CreekWhite River and Newaukum Creek areas. Learn More

Wetland Plant Cooperative

KCD’s Wetland Plant Cooperative provides wetland emergent plants to individuals, organizations and agencies in trade for volunteer service at the nursery or in-kind contributions such as soil, lumber or pots. Learn More

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Agricultural property owners interested in protecting and enhancing fish habitat can participate in a federally funded land rental program that compensates lost production based on a “soil rental rate” and provides up to 100% of the funding needed to plant a stream buffer. Learn more

Fish Barrier Replacement Program

King Conservation District assists family forest landowners to participate in the Family Forest Fish Passage Program, which provides funding to replace road culverts and other stream barriers that prevent fish from reaching upstream habitats. Learn More

Stream Steward Program

KCD’s Stream Steward Program trains and supports local community members to test water quality on creeks and streams in focused creek and river basins. Learn More

Farm Conservation Planning

Whether you’re a livestock owner or a crop producer, KCD Resource Planners can help you develop a plan that will meet your land use goals and protect the natural resources on your property. This service is offered free of charge. Learn More

Landowner Incentive Program

KCD provides landowners with cost-share assistance to support implementation of conservation practices on private property. Learn More


Where the Water Begins Workshop

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