Providing Leadership in Conservation Collaboration!
The South Central Washington Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council is dedicated to providing leadership in the collaborative conservation of natural resources for the benefit of our local communities. We do this by maintaining partnerships with other local, regional, state, and federal organizations to gather resources needed to find solutions to resource needs in the areas we currently serve. Our primary service area is Kittitas, Yakima, Benton, Klickitat, and Skamania counties, but we are beginning to expand our services through Wasington State. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing many services such as:
The RC&D program is about forming partnerships and providing assistance to Make Things Happen! We strive to improve the quality of our community through Natural Resource Conservation and Community Development projects. Our Board of Directors is made up of local member representatives who understand the unique needs of our communities. Our members include:
RC&Ds have been working across the nation since the 1960s with the goal of making a true difference on the ground and in our communities. We are known nationally for being able to get things done! We encourage everyone to get involved in your local RC&D council. Contact Us to find out how!
The South Central Washington RC&D Council won a 2012 Forterra Conservation Innovation award for the 'Reecer Creek Restoration Project'. We were honored to accept this award on behalf of the many organizations who worked together to make this project successful. Check out the video below of all the 2012 award recipients (9 min, 20 sec).
To read more about the 'Reecer Creek Restoration Project', 8 years in the making, click here.
To read our 2012 Annual Report, download it here [pdf, 561 KB]
We also offer a 2012 calendar, featuring photos of the Reecer Creek Restoration Project, and all our 2012 BOD and YTAHP meetings. To download, click here [pdf, 847 KB]
South Central Washington RC&D Council
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