Island County's Ordinance update regarding agricultural activities near Critical Areas was completed in the Fall of 2006, and is currently pending a lawsuit filed by WEAN (Whidbey Environmental Action Network) in Thurston County.  For more information about the approved ordinance and the Hearings Board Decisions, view links below:

 

Other Resources

 

Your local Conservation District can help you prepare a Farm Management Plan and give you helpful tips about pasture and manure management: