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Upcoming Local Working Group (LWG) Meetings

Dates coming soon for the Local Working Group (LWG) Meetings are indicated below.

ATTENTION: Due to COVID-19, 2021 meetings will be held virtually. Please see the list below or contact the district conservationist for call-in information.

The Washington State Conservation Commission has organized a Local Work Group Survey in order to gather information in advance of the meeting to help condense the meeting time.

If you miss a LWG meeting, or will be unable to attend in person, you may still provide input by contacting the District Conservationist or contact listed below.

Please contact Nick Vira at for additional information.

Local Work Group Name Affiliated Area Date Time Location
District Conservationist  
Northeast LWG
Stevens, Pend Oreille, Ferry Conservation Districts
May 20, 2021
----- ----- Mike Baden
West Palouse LWG
Lincoln, Adams
April 15, 2021
----- -----
Rich Edlund
Palouse LWG
Whitman, Pine Creek, Palouse, Spokane County, Palouse-Rock Lake CDs
April 15, 2021
----- -----
Rich Edlund


Snake River LWG
Asotin County, Columbia, Franklin, Pomeroy, Walla Walla CDs
April 20, 2021
----- -----
Tracy Hanger
North Central LWG
Okanogan, Foster Creek, South Douglas, Cascadia CDs
June 8
----- -----

Sarah Troutman
509-422-2750, ext. 3
Big Bend LWG
Grant, Kittitas County CDs
Fall 2021 ----- -----
Erin Kaczmarczyk
509-754-2463, ext. 110
South Central LWG
Central and Eastern Klickitat, Benton, North & South Yakima, & Underwood CDs
Held May 26, 2021 ----- -----
Corey Bonsen
509-829-3003, ext. 108
Northwest LWG
Snohomish, Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan Islands, Whidbey Island, Clallam, Jefferson CDs
May 19, 2021
----- -----
Sarah Tanuvasa 360-428-7684, ext. 131
Puget Sound LWG
Thurston, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, King CDs
Held June 3, 2021 ----- -----
Sarah Moorehead, Pugest Sound LWG Chair
Southwest LWG
Clark, Underwood (Skamania), Lewis County, Cowlitz, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Grays Harbor CDs
Held June 7, 2021 ----- ----- Dave Rose
Tribal LWG
All Washington State tribes
Held May 27, 2021 ----- -----
Robin Slate, Tribal Liaison


Nick Vira
State Partnership Liaison
1835 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Suite D
Olympia, WA  98512
Phone:  360.704.7758