Why Conservation Futures

Washington has a growing population, critical equity gaps, and urgent environmental concerns. We can do more to protect our farms, forests, parks and natural areas – and we already have an important tool that can help.  

For 50 years, Washington’s landmark Conservation Futures program has helped permanently protect these precious, finite resources. We need this tool to keep pace with the rising costs of preserving and expanding access to nature and open space for everyone in Washington.  Let’s restore the Conservation Futures promise to ensure today’s opportunities preserve tomorrow’s Washington.