2020 Year in Review: The Five Headlines That Underscored The Importance Of Working Forests

The Forestry sector can help address climate change: Sustainably managed working forests and the forestry sector as a whole is an important part of the state’s response to climate change, according to Washington state lawmakers, state agencies and 48 nationally recognized environmental and business leaders. During the 2020 legislative session,… Read more

Drones provide foresters a new perspective

The forestry industry has long integrated innovative approaches and new technology into its operations. After all, active forest management relies on the latest science and best practices to promote healthy, resilient forests. And just as active forest management is essential to practicing sustainable forestry, incorporating technology and new advances has helped foresters… Read more

7,300 Fish Barriers Removed

ForestsAndFish.com | Private Forest Landowners are Making a Difference | Road Improvements Search Results The Forests & Fish Law requires that all state and private forest roads be brought up to new forest roads standards by 2021 through Road Maintenance and Abandonment Plans (RMAPs). The new standards address all aspects… Read more

Legislature unanimously strengthens landowners’ ability to partner in species management

By Jason Callahan Jason Callahan is the Director of Governmental Relations for the Washington Forest Protection Association. At the nexus of private enterprise and public resources, headlines are usually made when private landowners or businesses clash with the government over regulatory protection of endangered species. However, the everyday reality is… Read more

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