The Columbia County Voluntary Stewardship Program Work Plan has been submitted to the State! Submittal Receipt
We would love to hear your feedback on the Plan.
To submit comments, visit the Washington State Conservation Commission VSP web page, read the plan, then click on the "comment on this plan" link next to the Columbia County Work Plan listing. Comments will be accepted through May 24, 2018.
Plan Facilitator, Don Brigham, will represent Columbia County by presenting the Work Plan to the State Tech Panel on June 19 in Lacey, WA. A second presentation is scheduled for July 27. The Tech Panel will then have until August 8, 2018 to review the final plan and recommend adoption.
What is VSP?
The Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) is an optional, incentive based approach to protecting critical areas while promoting agricultural viability. The five critical areas are wetlands, frequently flooded areas, geologically hazardous areas, aquifer recharge tables, and fish and wildlife conservation areas.
Who is creating this VSP plan?
Columbia County Planning and Building, along with coordinator Don Brigham,are working in conjunction with a VSP Work Group made of Columbia County community members.
Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30PM in the Delany Building.
For more information and to see the draft plan, please visit the Columbia County VSP website.