The Dishman Hills Conservancy bought the 137-acre Wilson property on Nov. 18.
The purchase was made possible using money from the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program and donations. The area will be called the Jack and Mary Jane Wilson Conservation Area and cost $800,000.
The purchases is part of the conservancy’s ongoing efforts to preserve habitat in Eastern Washington.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe to the sports newsletter
Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.