Wetland Restoration Program
for Landowners


OHA’s Wetland Restoration Program For Landowners helps property owners in the Okanogan Highlands reach their conservation goals on privately owned land. 

Funding Requests, up to $1500 will be considered for projects that:

  • are located in the Okanogan Highlands
  • fit with OHA’s goals and values
  • demonstrate need
  • have a clear plan

Approved applicants will be reimbursed for costs associated with their wetland restoration or protection project, up to the approved amount.

Application Window Closes: March 31, 2022

Funding Announcements By: April 30, 2022 


Wetland Protection in Upper Wauconda

In November 2013, OHA approved an application for reimbursement for Wauconda landowner, Lee Johnson. Lee sought reimbursement for expenses for fences to protect a unique and exceptional wetland that he recently purchased.

Having lived adjacent to the wetland for over 30 years, Lee has built and maintained a fence that protects this resource, long before he actually purchased the wetland.

The protected area includes approximately 25 acres of wetland and forest fringe, laying north of Bunch Road at 4,000 feet elevation. Read More…

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Have a Project?

OHA’s Landowner Wetland Protection and Restoration support projects are approved on a case-by-case basis, and can provide up to $1,500 per approved project. Contact OHA by clicking the button below to find out whether your restoration project might be eligible for this program.

OHA Restoration

Protecting, restoring and preserving the biodiversity of our local highlands.

Helpful Resources

Helpful and education information, documents, programs, links, and more

Restoration Sites

Current restoration projects on location to protect & preserve our local highlands

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