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April 7, 2020

Our office is closed, but our work continues.

The Washington RC&D is committed to the health and well-being of our employees and the communities we live in, work in, and support throughout Washington.

During our fight of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Washington RC&D will fo...

January 8, 2020

WRC&D is on the look out for board members to join the team. If you are interested in being part of our work,  please send an email to or call at 509-571-1722 x13. 

December 12, 2019

October 4, 2019


Close of Business, 5:00 PM October 18th, 2019 

September 24, 2018

Beginning Sept. 23, firefighters from seven agencies across the state will be conducting prescribed burns across hundreds of acres to improve forest health in Central Washington.  

Unlike the large wildfires burning across the West this summer, these are intentionally s...

Joint News Release
Media Contacts: USDA Forest Service, Holly Krake, 509-664-9200
Washington Prescribed Fire Council, Kara Karboski, 360-560-0168
The Nature Conservancy, Nikolaj Lasbo, 206-971-4331

Prescribed fire training tackles long-term forest health; community prot...

YAKIMA, Wash. — Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz will conduct a town hall meeting in Yakima June 26 to discuss wildland fire preparations and what residents can do to prepare for the fire season.

Franz will be accompanied by George Geissler, deputy Washington stat...

June 19, 2018

Governor Jay Inslee was in Wenatchee Wednesday night to hear from the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network. They talked about their experiences in ensuring their homes and communities are prepared for fire response and mitigation.

The Network held their reception a...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – Provide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Analysis for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

OVERVIEW: The Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D) seeks a qualified contractor to provide National Envi...

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