Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board (CFPAB)

Overview

It is hereby declared to be in the public interest and to be a County purpose to adopt and impose a property tax levy as authorized by RCW 84.34.230 and to create a special fund to which all such levy proceeds shall be credited. The purpose of the fund created is to acquire interest or rights in real property in order to maintain, preserve, conserve and otherwise continue in existence adequate open space lands for the production of food, fiber, and forest crops, and to assure the use and enjoyment of natural resources and scenic beauty for the economic and social well-being of the County and its citizens. Detailed information regarding the Conservation Futures Fund and Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board can be located in the Clallam County Code Chapter 5.45. For the first ten years of the program (i.e. until 12/31/30), funding will be directed only to the acquisition of interests in farmland.

Conservation Futures Map

This map illustrates completed and pending Conservation Futures Projects as well as a breakdown of the funds allocated and total acres conserved.

Conservation Futures Map

Regular Meetings

CFPAB meetings are open to the public in person and virtually. Virtual meeting links can be found at the top of the agenda. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 1:15 p.m. in the Commissioner's Board Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Clallam County Granicus Access to Live and Archived Meeting Recordings, Agendas, and Minutes

Current Applications and Notices

2024 Conservation Futures Application

Individuals interested in selling real property or development rights should contact the coordinator of Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board, Enrique Valenzuela, at 360-417-2271 and Enrique.Valenzuela@ClallamCountyWA.gov, or their local land trust.

Commissioner District I Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board member application

This is an application for the District I Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board member who resides in District I and will regularly attend CFPAB meetings.

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Members

  • Vacant, Commissioner District I
    Term Expires: 
  • Adam Bernbaum, Commissioner District II
    Term Expires: 
  • Barbara Pappas, Commissioner District III
    Term Expires: 12/31/2026
  • Laurel Hargis, At-large
    Term Expires: 12/31/2026
  • Pat Willits, At-large
    Term Expires: 1/1/2027
  • Kimberly Williams, Clallam Conservation District (ex-officio member)
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  • Thomas Sanford, North Olympic Land Trust (ex-officio member)
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  • Erika Lindholm, North Olympic Land Trust Alternate (ex-officio member)
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  • Vanessa Castle, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (ex-officio member)
    Standing
  • Robert Knapp, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe (ex-officio member)
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  • Cathy Lear, Clallam County Habitat Biologist (ex-officio member / staff)
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  • Clea Rome, Washington State University Extension Agent (ex-officio member)
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  • Randy Johnson, Commissioner (ex-officio member)
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