Federal government to fund $25M in wildfire defense grants in Washington

Funding will be distributed by DNR to 14 successful applicants on both sides of the Cascades


Last updated 3/22/2023 at 11:28am

OLYMPIA – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Monday announced $197 million in funding for the federal Community Wildfire Defense Grant (CWDG) program -- more than $25 million of which will come to the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for 14 Washington state projects.

Washington’s single largest award under the program is more than $10 million for the Kittitas County Resilient...

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