Project Title & Description
Targeted Watershed Initiative
This project will develop three market-based incentive programs to promote sustainable land use practices to enhance and protect water quality within the Nisqually River watershed in Western Washington. The Nisqually River Foundation will work with landowners (including forest owners and farmers) and developers to promote and economically justify land use practices that preserve ecosystem services such as water provisioning and purification, flood abatement, wildlife habitat, etc. Additionally, the Nisqually River Foundation will conduct water quality monitoring, and perform public outreach and education about watershed preservation.