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County Commission ready to review Conservation Futures picks

CONSERVATION — At 9:30 this morning, the Spokane County Commissioners will hear the final recommendations in this round of nominations for Conservation Futures acquisitions.

The 36 nominations for Spokane County Conservation Futures land acquisitions have been winnowed to a top-10 list.

The commission plans to review the recommendations at the Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway.

Since nominations closed in late October, a seven-member county parks advisory committee scrutinized properties totaling 4,700 acres.

Following are the panel’s Top 3 choices:

  1. Knights Lake, 590 acres
  2. Dishman Hills, 160 acres
  3. Antoine Peak, 240 acres



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