Land Conservation / Protection

Suncadia Property Conservation Easements

Suncadia Property Easements Trendwest Resorts, Inc. (now Suncadia LLC) purchased over 6,000 acres from Plum Creek Timber Company in the late 1990s to create a master resort. The purchase raised concern that the development would negatively impact wildlife and habitat. Of particular concern were the Cle Elum floodplain and wintering grounds for

2021-04-06T16:34:16-07:00June 25th, 2018|

Hundley Property Conservation Easement

Hundley Property Conservation Easement The Hundley Property Conservation Easement protects approximately 100 acres of floodplain in the Easton reach of the Yakima River, which has prime spawning and rearing habitat. The Hundley property is comprised of 431 acres with 3 miles of Yakima River shoreline, 40 acres of connected ponds and wetlands,

2021-04-06T23:25:18-07:00April 12th, 2018|

Holmes Property Acquisition

Holmes Property Acquisition The Holmes Property Acquisition permanently protects 37.5 acres of Yakima River fish habitat. This special area supports Chinook salmon, contributes to reintroduction programs for species no longer existing in the Yakima Sub-basin, and satisfies the intent of our Cooperative Agreement. Yakama Nations acquired the land with the help of

2021-04-06T23:50:24-07:00April 12th, 2018|
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