Washington State Department of Natural Resources
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The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is a state agency led by the elected Commissioner of Public Lands, responsible for managing state owned lands.
Some important programs for ecosystem management include:
- Aquatic Lands Habitat Conservation Program - which develops protective standards for the use of state-owned lands.
- Natural Heritage Program - which studies and tracks rare vegetation
- Natural Areas Program - which manages a set of state owned reserves.
- Creosote Removal Program