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Sustainable Energy and a Clean Environment

Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Strategy: Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Agency: 467 - Recreation and Conservation Funding Board

A002 - Manage Recreation and Conservation Investments

The Recreation and Conservation Funding Board helps finance recreation and conservation projects throughout the state. Many state agencies, cities, towns, special districts, tribes, and nonprofits are eligible to apply to the board for funding. The Recreation and Conservation Office provides support to the board, implements its funding decisions, and manages grants. Funding is provided for parks, trails, beaches, boating facilities, firearm and archery ranges, wildlife habitat, and farmland preservation. Investment dollars are provided in the Capital Budget.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 12.5 12.6 12.6
001 - General Fund
State 26,000 26,000 52,000
Federal 760,000 769,000 1,529,000
001 - General Fund Totals 786,000 795,000 1,581,000
02R - Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account
State 55,000 55,000 110,000
146 - Firearms Range Account
State 19,000 18,000 37,000
267 - Recreation Resources Account
State 2,034,000 2,109,000 4,143,000
268 - NOVA Program Account
State 550,000 557,000 1,107,000
818 - Youth Athletic Facility Account
Non-Appropriated 3,000 3,000 6,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 12.5 12.6 12.6
GFS 26,000.0 26,000.0 52,000.0
Other 3,421,000.0 3,511,000.0 6,932,000.0
Totals 3,447,000.0 3,537,000.0 6,984,000.0

000304 - Grant Applications Received

Number of grant applications received annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 623 600
2015-17 A3 410 160
2017-19 A2 906 600
2017-19 A3 675 400
2019-21 A2 824 650
2019-21 A3 0 450

000314 - Cumulative RCO Expenditures

Actual expenditures as a percent of anticipated fiscal month expenditures. Timely expenditure is one outcome of effective grant management.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 M1 1% 1%
2015-17 M10 14% 18%
2015-17 M11 16% 20%
2015-17 M12 21% 25%
2015-17 M13 23% 27%
2015-17 M14 24% 28%
2015-17 M15 26% 30%
2015-17 M16 27% 32%
2015-17 M17 30% 35%
2015-17 M18 32% 37%
2015-17 M19 34% 39%
2015-17 M2 2% 2%
2015-17 M20 34% 41%
2015-17 M21 36% 43%
2015-17 M22 38% 44%
2015-17 M23 39% 46%
2015-17 M24 47% 53%
2015-17 M3 3% 4%
2015-17 M4 4% 5%
2015-17 M5 6% 7%
2015-17 M6 8% 10%
2015-17 M7 9% 10%
2015-17 M8 11% 13%
2015-17 M9 12% 16%
2017-19 M1 1% 2%
2017-19 M10 12% 19%
2017-19 M11 13% 21%
2017-19 M12 17% 27%
2017-19 M13 18% 28%
2017-19 M14 20% 30%
2017-19 M15 21% 32%
2017-19 M16 23% 34%
2017-19 M17 24% 36%
2017-19 M18 25% 39%
2017-19 M19 27% 41%
2017-19 M2 2% 3%
2017-19 M20 28% 43%
2017-19 M21 29% 46%
2017-19 M22 30% 47%
2017-19 M23 31% 48%
2017-19 M24 33% 59%
2017-19 M3 3% 4%
2017-19 M4 4% 6%
2017-19 M5 6% 8%
2017-19 M6 8% 11%
2017-19 M7 8% 12%
2017-19 M8 10% 15%
2017-19 M9 11% 17%
2019-21 M1 2% 1%
2019-21 M10 15% 16%
2019-21 M11 16% 18%
2019-21 M12 19% 23%
2019-21 M13 21% 24%
2019-21 M14 22% 26%
2019-21 M15 24% 28%
2019-21 M16 26% 29%
2019-21 M17 27% 31%
2019-21 M18 29% 34%
2019-21 M19 0% 35%
2019-21 M2 3% 2%
2019-21 M20 0% 37%
2019-21 M21 0% 40%
2019-21 M22 0% 41%
2019-21 M23 0% 42%
2019-21 M24 0% 52%
2019-21 M3 5% 3%
2019-21 M4 6% 5%
2019-21 M5 8% 7%
2019-21 M6 10% 9%
2019-21 M7 11% 10%
2019-21 M8 12% 13%
2019-21 M9 14% 15%

001726 - Habitat Acres Protected through Acquisition

Acres acquired for habitat through WWRP and ALEA
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 383 127
2015-17 Q2 560 3,760
2015-17 Q3 9 434
2015-17 Q4 32 2,724
2015-17 Q5 171 215
2015-17 Q6 23 10,076
2015-17 Q7 3,076 4,259
2015-17 Q8 259 3,371
2017-19 Q1 8 256
2017-19 Q2 5,472 18,840
2017-19 Q3 0 1,606
2017-19 Q4 85 16,853
2017-19 Q5 0 379
2017-19 Q6 685 6,420
2017-19 Q7 5,062 29
2017-19 Q8 601 520
2019-21 Q1 10,819 0
2019-21 Q2 5,405 13,196
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 616 2,312
2019-21 Q5 0 2,728
2019-21 Q6 4,945 5,186
2019-21 Q7 0 3,076
2019-21 Q8 0 1,149

001973 - Other Funds Leveraged

This shows the matching funds leveraged by the state grant programs. Matching funds come from federal, local, and private sources.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 $0.49 $0.32
2015-17 A3 $0.30 $0.23
2017-19 A2 $0.59 $0.43
2017-19 A3 $0.20 $0.30
2019-21 A2 $0.60 $45.00
2019-21 A3 $1.00 $35.00

002495 - Number of Post-Completion Inspections Completed

RCO staff inspect grant-funded sites after they are completed to ensure they remain in compliance with contract terms. This measure reflects the number of inspections performed annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 254 200
2015-17 A3 287 200
2017-19 A2 213 250
2017-19 A3 386 250
2019-21 A2 341 250
2019-21 A3 0 250

A005 - Manage Salmon Recovery Investments

The Salmon Recovery Funding Board finances projects for the protection and restoration of salmon habitat. State agencies, municipal subdivisions, tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, regional fishery enhancement groups, and landowners are eligible to apply to the board for funding. The Recreation and Conservation Office supports the board, implements its funding decisions, and manages grants. Typical salmon recovery projects include removing barriers to fish migration and opening new habitat; planting riverbanks and removing roads to reduce the amount of habitat-destroying sediment entering streams; improving rivers, estuaries, and wetlands to create new habitats; conserving water use so more is left in the rivers for salmon; protecting quality habitat; and gathering salmon and habitat data to design better projects. Investment dollars are provided in the Capital Budget.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
001 - General Fund
State 501,000 474,000 975,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES
GFS 501,000.0 474,000.0 975,000.0
Other
Totals 501,000.0 474,000.0 975,000.0

000227 - Habitat Made Accessible

Number of miles of habitat made accesible due to barriers removed.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 14 3
2015-17 Q2 40 6
2015-17 Q3 69 44
2015-17 Q4 31 47
2015-17 Q5 34 7
2015-17 Q6 20 5
2015-17 Q7 36 9
2015-17 Q8 41 39
2017-19 Q1 84 60
2017-19 Q2 19 76
2017-19 Q3 29 22
2017-19 Q4 70 144
2017-19 Q5 7 5
2017-19 Q6 18 58
2017-19 Q7 40 16
2017-19 Q8 22 86
2019-21 Q1 75 67
2019-21 Q2 61 13
2019-21 Q3 66 0
2019-21 Q4 25 195
2019-21 Q5 30 17
2019-21 Q6 23 8
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 137

000258 - Habitat Made Accessible (Percent of Planned)

Percent of stream miles planned for protection that are protected in completed projects.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 473% 100%
2015-17 Q2 666% 100%
2015-17 Q3 158% 100%
2015-17 Q4 65% 100%
2015-17 Q5 480% 100%
2015-17 Q6 408% 100%
2015-17 Q7 403% 100%
2015-17 Q8 106% 100%

000304 - Grant Applications Received

Number of grant applications received annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 623 600
2015-17 A3 410 160
2017-19 A2 906 600
2017-19 A3 675 400
2019-21 A2 824 650
2019-21 A3 0 450

000314 - Cumulative RCO Expenditures

Actual expenditures as a percent of anticipated fiscal month expenditures. Timely expenditure is one outcome of effective grant management.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 M1 1% 1%
2015-17 M10 14% 18%
2015-17 M11 16% 20%
2015-17 M12 21% 25%
2015-17 M13 23% 27%
2015-17 M14 24% 28%
2015-17 M15 26% 30%
2015-17 M16 27% 32%
2015-17 M17 30% 35%
2015-17 M18 32% 37%
2015-17 M19 34% 39%
2015-17 M2 2% 2%
2015-17 M20 34% 41%
2015-17 M21 36% 43%
2015-17 M22 38% 44%
2015-17 M23 39% 46%
2015-17 M24 47% 53%
2015-17 M3 3% 4%
2015-17 M4 4% 5%
2015-17 M5 6% 7%
2015-17 M6 8% 10%
2015-17 M7 9% 10%
2015-17 M8 11% 13%
2015-17 M9 12% 16%
2017-19 M1 1% 2%
2017-19 M10 12% 19%
2017-19 M11 13% 21%
2017-19 M12 17% 27%
2017-19 M13 18% 28%
2017-19 M14 20% 30%
2017-19 M15 21% 32%
2017-19 M16 23% 34%
2017-19 M17 24% 36%
2017-19 M18 25% 39%
2017-19 M19 27% 41%
2017-19 M2 2% 3%
2017-19 M20 28% 43%
2017-19 M21 29% 46%
2017-19 M22 30% 47%
2017-19 M23 31% 48%
2017-19 M24 33% 59%
2017-19 M3 3% 4%
2017-19 M4 4% 6%
2017-19 M5 6% 8%
2017-19 M6 8% 11%
2017-19 M7 8% 12%
2017-19 M8 10% 15%
2017-19 M9 11% 17%
2019-21 M1 2% 1%
2019-21 M10 15% 16%
2019-21 M11 16% 18%
2019-21 M12 19% 23%
2019-21 M13 21% 24%
2019-21 M14 22% 26%
2019-21 M15 24% 28%
2019-21 M16 26% 29%
2019-21 M17 27% 31%
2019-21 M18 29% 34%
2019-21 M19 0% 35%
2019-21 M2 3% 2%
2019-21 M20 0% 37%
2019-21 M21 0% 40%
2019-21 M22 0% 41%
2019-21 M23 0% 42%
2019-21 M24 0% 52%
2019-21 M3 5% 3%
2019-21 M4 6% 5%
2019-21 M5 8% 7%
2019-21 M6 10% 9%
2019-21 M7 11% 10%
2019-21 M8 12% 13%
2019-21 M9 14% 15%

001973 - Other Funds Leveraged

This shows the matching funds leveraged by the state grant programs. Matching funds come from federal, local, and private sources.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 $0.49 $0.32
2015-17 A3 $0.30 $0.23
2017-19 A2 $0.59 $0.43
2017-19 A3 $0.20 $0.30
2019-21 A2 $0.60 $45.00
2019-21 A3 $1.00 $35.00

002495 - Number of Post-Completion Inspections Completed

RCO staff inspect grant-funded sites after they are completed to ensure they remain in compliance with contract terms. This measure reflects the number of inspections performed annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 254 200
2015-17 A3 287 200
2017-19 A2 213 250
2017-19 A3 386 250
2019-21 A2 341 250
2019-21 A3 0 250

A006 - Develop and Coordinate a Statewide Strategy to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Invasive Species

Washington's Invasive Species Council is working to facilitate a coordinated and strategic approach to prevent, detect, and respond to invasive species. The Recreation and Conservation Office provides staff and administrative support to the council as it develops a statewide invasive species strategy.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 2.0 2.0 2.0
001 - General Fund
Federal 200,000 200,000 400,000
Local 12,000 12,000 24,000
001 - General Fund Totals 212,000 212,000 424,000
02R - Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account
State 107,000 116,000 223,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 2.0 2.0 2.0
GFS
Other 319,000.0 328,000.0 647,000.0
Totals 319,000.0 328,000.0 647,000.0

002918 - Number of public and private organizations receiving information on invasive species prevention

Number of public and private organizations receiving information on invasive species prevention from WISC.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 1,000
2017-19 A3 0 1,000

A007 - Provide Efficient and Effective Administrative Support

Agency administration supports the five distinct boards and councils, and directs and supports the work of the Recreation and Conservation Office. This administrative activity includes leadership, policy, and clerical support, as well as communication, financial, personnel, and information services.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 1.0 1.0 1.0
001 - General Fund
State 152,000 152,000 304,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 12,000 12,000 24,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 1.0 1.0 1.0
GFS 152,000.0 152,000.0 304,000.0
Other 12,000.0 12,000.0 24,000.0
Totals 164,000.0 164,000.0 328,000.0

000304 - Grant Applications Received

Number of grant applications received annually.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 623 600
2015-17 A3 410 160
2017-19 A2 906 600
2017-19 A3 675 400
2019-21 A2 824 650
2019-21 A3 0 450

000314 - Cumulative RCO Expenditures

Actual expenditures as a percent of anticipated fiscal month expenditures. Timely expenditure is one outcome of effective grant management.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 M1 1% 1%
2015-17 M10 14% 18%
2015-17 M11 16% 20%
2015-17 M12 21% 25%
2015-17 M13 23% 27%
2015-17 M14 24% 28%
2015-17 M15 26% 30%
2015-17 M16 27% 32%
2015-17 M17 30% 35%
2015-17 M18 32% 37%
2015-17 M19 34% 39%
2015-17 M2 2% 2%
2015-17 M20 34% 41%
2015-17 M21 36% 43%
2015-17 M22 38% 44%
2015-17 M23 39% 46%
2015-17 M24 47% 53%
2015-17 M3 3% 4%
2015-17 M4 4% 5%
2015-17 M5 6% 7%
2015-17 M6 8% 10%
2015-17 M7 9% 10%
2015-17 M8 11% 13%
2015-17 M9 12% 16%
2017-19 M1 1% 2%
2017-19 M10 12% 19%
2017-19 M11 13% 21%
2017-19 M12 17% 27%
2017-19 M13 18% 28%
2017-19 M14 20% 30%
2017-19 M15 21% 32%
2017-19 M16 23% 34%
2017-19 M17 24% 36%
2017-19 M18 25% 39%
2017-19 M19 27% 41%
2017-19 M2 2% 3%
2017-19 M20 28% 43%
2017-19 M21 29% 46%
2017-19 M22 30% 47%
2017-19 M23 31% 48%
2017-19 M24 33% 59%
2017-19 M3 3% 4%
2017-19 M4 4% 6%
2017-19 M5 6% 8%
2017-19 M6 8% 11%
2017-19 M7 8% 12%
2017-19 M8 10% 15%
2017-19 M9 11% 17%
2019-21 M1 2% 1%
2019-21 M10 15% 16%
2019-21 M11 16% 18%
2019-21 M12 19% 23%
2019-21 M13 21% 24%
2019-21 M14 22% 26%
2019-21 M15 24% 28%
2019-21 M16 26% 29%
2019-21 M17 27% 31%
2019-21 M18 29% 34%
2019-21 M19 0% 35%
2019-21 M2 3% 2%
2019-21 M20 0% 37%
2019-21 M21 0% 40%
2019-21 M22 0% 41%
2019-21 M23 0% 42%
2019-21 M24 0% 52%
2019-21 M3 5% 3%
2019-21 M4 6% 5%
2019-21 M5 8% 7%
2019-21 M6 10% 9%
2019-21 M7 11% 10%
2019-21 M8 12% 13%
2019-21 M9 14% 15%

001973 - Other Funds Leveraged

This shows the matching funds leveraged by the state grant programs. Matching funds come from federal, local, and private sources.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 $0.49 $0.32
2015-17 A3 $0.30 $0.23
2017-19 A2 $0.59 $0.43
2017-19 A3 $0.20 $0.30
2019-21 A2 $0.60 $45.00
2019-21 A3 $1.00 $35.00

A008 - Planning and Implementation of Salmon Recovery

The Governor's Salmon Recovery Office (GSRO) was established by the Legislature and is charged with coordinating a statewide salmon recovery strategy. The GSRO is also responsible for helping to develop and implement regional recovery plans; securing funding for local, regional, and state recovery efforts; preparing the biennial State of Salmon in Watersheds report for the Legislature; and advising the Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the Forum on monitoring salmon recovery and watershed health.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 4.0 4.0 4.0
001 - General Fund
State 514,000 514,000 1,028,000
Federal 925,000 925,000 1,850,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,439,000 1,439,000 2,878,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 28,000 28,000 56,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 4.0 4.0 4.0
GFS 514,000.0 514,000.0 1,028,000.0
Other 953,000.0 953,000.0 1,906,000.0
Totals 1,467,000.0 1,467,000.0 2,934,000.0

000227 - Habitat Made Accessible

Number of miles of habitat made accesible due to barriers removed.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 14 3
2015-17 Q2 40 6
2015-17 Q3 69 44
2015-17 Q4 31 47
2015-17 Q5 34 7
2015-17 Q6 20 5
2015-17 Q7 36 9
2015-17 Q8 41 39
2017-19 Q1 84 60
2017-19 Q2 19 76
2017-19 Q3 29 22
2017-19 Q4 70 144
2017-19 Q5 7 5
2017-19 Q6 18 58
2017-19 Q7 40 16
2017-19 Q8 22 86
2019-21 Q1 75 67
2019-21 Q2 61 13
2019-21 Q3 66 0
2019-21 Q4 25 195
2019-21 Q5 30 17
2019-21 Q6 23 8
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 137

000258 - Habitat Made Accessible (Percent of Planned)

Percent of stream miles planned for protection that are protected in completed projects.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 473% 100%
2015-17 Q2 666% 100%
2015-17 Q3 158% 100%
2015-17 Q4 65% 100%
2015-17 Q5 480% 100%
2015-17 Q6 408% 100%
2015-17 Q7 403% 100%
2015-17 Q8 106% 100%