WORKING FORESTS
FACT SHEETS

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.

forest harvest excise tax

Private landowners help fund wildfire costs

Private landowners share the burden of preparing for and fighting wildfire.

FFPA and LCF

Forest Products Industry Jobs Impact

More than 41,000 direct jobs are supported by the forest products industry.

Forest Products Industry Jobs Impact

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 Products Industry Economic Impact

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.

Forest Landowner Road Improvements RMAP Video

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