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

State lawmakers boost mass timber and rural communities

On Friday, the Washington Forest Protection Association issued the following release, touting the significant work done during the recent legislative session to create laws that will support new codes for mass timber construction in homes and commercial buildings, a development that would spur demand for more jobs in rural communities… Read more