The Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO), of Washington State, promotes outdoor activities and helps conserve natural habitats in the surrounding areas. With an emphasis on Salmon conservation, RCO works to save our wilderness and encourages
spending time in the outdoors.
The Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is a small state agency that manages grant programs to create outdoor recreation opportunities, protect the best of the state’s wildlife habitat and farmland, and help return salmon from near extinction.
The office supports the following organizations:
Recreation and Conservation Funding Board (RCFB)
Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB)
Invasive Species Council
Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office
Habitat and Recreation Lands Coordinating Group
Together, this collection of boards and offices provide leadership, funding, and technical assistance.