City and King County Council District Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets highlighting KCD Funding Invested in Cities and Unincorporated areas.

Farm Conservation Planning

Managing natural resources on your farm can be easier with a plan designed to help you meet your land use goals while protecting soil, water, native plants, fish and wildlife.

Rural Services Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

All Farm Services Fact Sheets

Livestock and Pasture

One needs to know so much when raising livestock – from how to control pests and insects to learning about solutions that help you raise animals on small acreages. So you want to be a grass farmer? Western Washington pastures can be managed for optimum forage production while minimizing weeds, over-fertilization, and soil erosion.

Pasture Management Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

There are practices and techniques that can help you control mud and its negative effects on you, your livestock, and your neighbors.

Mud Management Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Livestock manure can be a gold mine for you and the environment if collected, composted and correctly applied to pastures, crops and gardens.

Livestock Owner’s Guide to Manure Disposal Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement

Landowners can make their property inviting to fish and wildlife by enhancing and creating habitat that provides food, water and shelter.

Urban Aquatic Areas Enhancement Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Rural Aquatic Areas Enhancement Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Hedgerows (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Restoring The Watershed (WDFW 1995) (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Native Plants

From urban backyards to farms, native plants can be used to enhance backyard wildlife habitat; enhance streams, wetlands and open spaces; and conserve water.

KCD Native Plant Descriptions (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

KCD Bareroot Planting Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Native Plant Nurseries List Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Planting Hardwood Stakes Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)


Soils vary widely across the landscape and across one’s own yard. Know the soil type on your property and how to work with its capacity to support grazing, fertilizing, and the placement of structures.

Lowdown on Lime Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

Soil Testing Program

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