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:
- One citizen volunteer with law enforcement experience for the Firearms and Archery Range Recreation program, which provides grants to acquire, develop and renovate recreational archery and shooting facilities. Select Firearms and Archery Range Recreation Advisory Committee for the application.
- One citizen volunteer with horse riding experience for the Nonhighway and Off-road Vehicle Activities Program, which provides grants to acquire, develop and maintain backcountry recreational areas and trails. Select Nonhighway and Off-road Vehicle Activities Advisory Committee for the application.
- One federal government volunteer and one citizen volunteer with horse riding experience for the Recreational Trails Program, which provides grants to maintain or rehabilitate trails and facilities in the backcountry. Volunteers should have a statewide perspective on trail recreation. Select Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee for the application.
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.