Prescribed Burn Associations

2023-Present website Prescribed fire is an important tool for forest restoration and wildfire risk reduction, but it has been largely unavailable to small, private landowners. That’s where Prescribed Burn Associations (PBAs) come in. To implement prescribed fire safely and effectively, PBAs connect landowners, community members, and other interested local stakeholders and provide them with needed […]

Yakima Community Wildfire Protection Plan

2022-2023 Yakima cwpp The people of Yakima, along with nonprofits and government agencies, united to find the most effective solutions for preserving the city’s unique culture, diverse landscape, and core values. With support from the Washington Department of Natural Resources and the Washington State Conservation Commission, the WRC&D worked with Yakima County stakeholders to craft […]

Yakima Tributary Access & Habitat Program

2001 The Yakima Tributary Access & Habitat Program (YTAHP) is a shining example of conservation in action. Since its inception in 2001, this program has been dedicated to revitalizing crucial salmon habitats with the help of landowners. YTAHP aims to restore salmonid passage, protect fish from diversion entrainment, and enhance riparian and instream habitat in […]