Conservation Futures Program


Jefferson County Conservation Futures is a local grant program funded by the conservation futures fund, a tax levy intended to support a system of open space, working farms, forests and habitat that provides public benefits. Projects involve the purchase of property or development rights and, sometimes, the maintenance and operation of properties acquired.

Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee Meetings

April 25, 2023 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Project ranking meeting
Hybrid Meeting
In person: 
East Jefferson Fire and Rescue, 9193 Rhody Dr., Chimacum
Meeting ID: 868 8985 3767
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Draft Agenda
Draft April 4, 2023 Meeting Summary

Submit comments/correspondence to up to 11:59 p.m. the day before the meeting. 
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Conservation Futures Projects Map

Current Committee Members

  • Vacant, Interest
  • Mary Biskup, Citizen - District 1
  • David Wilkinson, Citizen - District 1
  • Joanne Pontrello - District 2
  • Vacant, Citizen - District 2
  • Guy Dobyns, Citizen - District 3
  • Kalyn Marab - Citizen - District 3
  • Richard Jahnke, Coastal Areas
  • Cameron Jones, Equity
  • Jessica Randall, Ecosystem Services
  • Craig Schrader, Climate Change
  • Rob Harbour, Working Lands
  • Ron Rempel, Wildlife Conservation Biology
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Project Applications

Past Projects

View by year, the Past Funded Projects page and in addition various past projects of the Conservation Futures Program included:
  • Brown Dairy
  • Carleson Chimacum Creek
  • Chimacum Creek Estuary
  • East and Upper Tarboo Creek
  • Finnriver Farm
  • Gateway Buffer
  • Glendale Farm
  • Quimper Wildlife Corridor 2004 and 2009
  • Salmon Creek Riparian
  • Sunfield Farm
  • Tamanowas Rock Phase I
  • Tamanowas Rock and Nicholson Short Plat
  • Upper Tarboo Creek Conservation Easement
  • Winona Basin - Bloedel
  • Winona Wetland Buffer