Community news briefs — Dec. 29, 2021

Scouts offer Christmas tree recycling

BSA Scout Troop 1498 will once again offer Christmas tree recycling to the community. Pick-up time/date is between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8.

Suggested donation is $25 per tree, payable in cash, check, Venmo or PayPal.

For more information or to have your tree recycled, call or text 360-461-5531.

Conservation Futures funding available

The Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board earlier this month announced a first call opportunity for Conservation Futures applications.

Clallam County provides funds for the purchase of conservation easements in farmland. All information pertaining to the program is available at

Applications must be received at 223 E. Fourth St., Room 150, Port Angeles, by noon on Monday, March 14; the applications must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope, “2022 Conservation Futures Applications” (1st call)”.

A current application may be obtained by contacting commissioners’ clerk Loni Gores at, 360-417-2256 or Questions or clarifications regarding the application may be forwarded via email to up to a week prior to the application deadline.