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VSP Public Input Sought


WALLA WALLA COUNTY – The Walla Walla County Conservation District is seeking public input before submitting the new Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) to the state level for review. The plan outlines a strategy for protecting both critical areas and the viability of agriculture.

VSP is an alternative to Growth Management Regulations and applies only to agriculture lands that have critical areas such as wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, frequent flooding, critical aquifer recharge, and geologically hazardous areas, such as those prone to erosion. Since wind erosion affects 90% of agri...

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