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Episode 16: "Rural stewardship"

Synopsis: Rural landowners enjoy many rewards, but with those rewards come many challenges. Living with nature, managing forest acreage, caring for livestock and finding community support are all challenges that people may find overwhelming in rural King County.

Show resources

Forest Stewardship Plans – Developing a plan to manage your forest can save you time and money. Your healthy forest will thank you.

Snags (External link)– standing dead trees are magnets for wildlife and a vital part of the forest community.

Firewise – protect your home while preserving habitat with firewise planning.

For more information about Mike Vowels and creating universal design, call Mike at 425-765-7165.

Current Use Taxation – Save money on taxes while protecting the environment.

Horses for Clean Water (External link) - Learn how to maintain healthy livestock and pets while protecting animals health and the environment.

Develop a farm Plan with King Conservation District - (External link).

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This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under assistance agreement WS-96074801-1 to King County. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

Yard Talk is brought to you by KCTV and the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

For questions about this web page, please contact Greg Rabourn, Community Stewardship Specialist, Water and Land Resources Division.