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Wildlife recreation grant proposals screened by volunteers

Wintering elk move through a field on the 4-O Ranch Wildlife Area above the Grande Ronde River. (Paul Wik / Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)
Wintering elk move through a field on the 4-O Ranch Wildlife Area above the Grande Ronde River. (Paul Wik / Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

GRANTS -- The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is seeking volunteers to help evaluate proposals for grants that have funded prized land acquisitions for wildlife and trails and facilities across the state.

RCO is looking to fill vacancies on three advisory committees that will evaluate and rank grant proposals next fall and winter for recreation around the state. Volunteers should have recreational trail or shooting range experience or expertise in project design or management, landscape architecture, planning, engineering or permitting. Volunteers serve four years.

The following volunteers are needed:

To Apply: Submit a completed application and support materials online to RCO by Dec. 31. (Online applications are available at the links above.)

Info: Lorinda Anderson, (360) 902-3009.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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