Commissioners approve renewal of Voluntary Stewardship Program
July 8, 2021
COLFAX - Commissioners approved a two-year contract for $235,000 with the state to administer the Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) for Whitman County.
The county sub-contracts with the Palouse Conservation District to run the entity, which allows agriculturally critical areas to be voluntarily maintained.
Palouse Conservation District is comprised of the Whitman Conservation District, Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District, and Pine Creek Conservation District.
The districts work from a benchmark of 2012 to evaluate conditions of critical areas as improved or deteriorated from that poi...