City of Kirkland – 2019 – $29,994
City of Kirkland is working toward enrolling almost 500 acres of forested and other natural parkland in restoration and ongoing maintenance with the help of community volunteers by 2035. KCD funding supports restoration activities. They plan to plant a minimum of 2,000 native plants and recruit at least 1,880 volunteers.
For more information contact: Jodie Galvan, 425-587-3305
Jessica has managed the Member Jurisdiction and WRIA Grant Programs at KCD since March 2007. Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish and graduate level education in the fields of Public Administration, Urban Planning, and Facilitation and Negotiation. She is an experienced program manager responsible for tracking millions of dollars in grant funding with a successful track record of liaising with local governments, nonprofits, and watershed groups on natural resource conservation issues.