Forest Harvest Excise Tax (FET) to schools and counties
Public and private timber harvesters pay the FET in addition to the property tax on timberland.
Private landowners help fund wildfire costs
Private landowners share the burden of preparing for and fighting wildfire.
Forest Products Industry Jobs Impact
More than 41,000 direct jobs are supported by the forest products industry.
Forest Products Industry Economic Impact
Washington is the 2nd largest lumber producer in the nation, paying wages, taxes and providing environmental benefits for Washington State.
Forest Landowner RMAP Accomplishments
From 2001 through 2015, forest landowners have removed an impressive 6,499 barriers to fish passage. Approximately 83% of those identified have been eliminated, opening up 4,454 miles of historic fish habitat. The goal is to eliminate 100% of the barriers by 2021.
Private Landowners Invest in Prevention and Early Suppression
Private forest landowners support a plan of action that prioritizes prevention and early detection and suppression.
Wildfire Fact Sheet