Chelan County Department of Natural Resources

The Natural Resource Department addresses federal, state, and local natural resource mandates and issues and increases the organizational efficiencies of the County in addressing these natural resource mandates and issues. Areas of focus include water resources and timber, fish, wildlife, and agricultural activities within the geographic area of Chelan County and North Central Washington. The Department places a special emphasis on the impact of local, state, federal, tribal, and other initiatives, both regulatory and non-regulatory, on the natural resource and economic base of Chelan County. The Department responds to the general policy direction of the Board of County Commissioners and integrates other County departments' activities into its work products.