A working forest landscape, looking southeast from Mt. Walker
The Most Natural Resource
Wood is the most responsible building material on earth. Renewable and climate friendly, wood is part of the green economy of the 21st Century. Find out how wood products are used in innovative ways as a sustainable, natural resource.
Working Forests Action Network
Working forests support jobs and families in rural communities, while producing renewable wood products. Join the action network to learn more about how to safeguard the future of sustainable, healthy working forests.
Forests & Fish Law
Washington’s working forests are managed using scientific forest practices to provide healthy fish and wildlife habitat, along with cool, clean water on 60,000 miles of forested streams.
Washington Forest Protection Association
Working forests have been part of our landscape for more than 150 years. Sustainability means continuously improving and adapting to change, while balancing the environmental and economic needs of society.
Working Forests Are Working
Look closely at a working forest and you’ll see clean air, cool clean water, and healthy salmon runs. You’ll see the green economy come to life in the innovative use of climate friendly wood in modern building construction.
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View a county by county map to see the economic impact of Washington’s working forests.