Cost Share Programs for King and Pierce County Forest Owners

Got a project?

Do you have a big project you want to do on your property but don’t have the resources, such as removing a large amount of invasive species, reducing fuel loads, improving forest health, improving a stream crossing, or other conservation project to enhance the health and productivity of your property? You may be eligible for a cost share grant!

Learn what Cost Share Programs you are eligible for

Cost sharing is financial assistance available to landowners to implement best land management practices that benefit both private landowners and public resources. There are federal, state, and local cost share programs available to help forest landowners achieve their forest stewardship objectives. This webinar will feature programs that are available to residents in all of Washington, as well as some programs specific to King and Pierce County.

Topics Covered

  • Federal, state, and local cost share programs
  • What each program offers
  • Requirements for each program
  • Application process
  • Where to go for help


  • Rene’ Skaggs, Pierce Conservation District
  • Laura Redmond and Brett Anderson, King Conservation District
  • Kelsey Ketcheson and Holly Haley, Washington Department of Natural Resources

How to participate

The webinar will be held 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2023. The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required. Register now.

Can’t make it live? No problem! Please register anyway for access to the recording. You do not need to request the recording – all registrants will automatically receive a link to the recording by email several days after the webinar.

This webinar will be held via Zoom. Connection instructions will be provided upon registration. Important: Many participants are becoming frustrated about not receiving the registration confirmation, access instructions, and recording information emails and finding later that those emails were in their spam folders. This is especially a problem if you have a gmail account. If you do not see these emails, you need to check your spam folder.

Acknowledgements and Accommodations

This program is an educational partnership between WSU Extension Forestry, King Conservation District, Pierce Conservation District, and the Washington Department of Natural Resources. This program is made possible in part by funding from King Conservation District and Pierce County.

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Kevin Zobrist at least three weeks prior to the event.