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Title

Applying the Public Benefit Rating System as a Watershed Action Tool

 
Publication number Date Published
99-108September 1999
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Author(s) Jane Rubey
Description This technical guidance document is for voluntary application by local governments who are implementing watershed protection goals and objectives and wish to improve landowner stewardship of natural resources. The natural lands or "open space" component of Current Use Assessment Programs under the Open Space Taxation Act, RCW 84.34, provides a powerful incentive to private landowners to preserve important natural resources, by offering direct property tax relief for retaining natural features in their undeveloped condition.
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Keywords open space, rating, goals, water, assessment, watershed, wetland