Farm, Fish, Flood Initiative (3FI)

In 2011, Western Washington Agricultural Association with a broad group of governmental and private organizations met and initiated the Farm, Fish, and Flood Initiative (3FI). This collaborative body of natural resource managers met and continue to meet to create, develop, and implement land management goals and opportunities that benefit agricultural viability, salmon population recovery, and catastrophic flood protection across our local landscape. This partnership of the willing addresses differences head on to work through the multitude of internal and external factors that affect protection and advancement of all “F’s” involved.

The 3FI partnership includes:

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  • Skagit County Dike District Partnership
  • Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland
  • Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Skagit Conservation District
  • Skagit County Public Works
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Western Washington Agricultural Association