Kingsbury family named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year


Washington State Tree Farm Program Awards Tree Farmer of the Year to the Kingsbury Family’s 5 Springs Tree Farm This year marks 50th anniversary of the Kingsbury family’s 5 Springs Tree Farm being certified by the American Tree Farm System to deliver the multiple objectives of promoting wildlife habitat, providing recreational opportunities, and generating revenue through timber harvests. In recognition … Read More

‘Walk in the Woods’ initiative highlights value of forestry


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Beth Scott Email: Phone: (202) 765-3561 North American Forest Sector Launches New Effort with Open Invitation: Walk in the Woods with Us A new partnership brings together people who are passionate about the future of North America’s forests to share stories about their work and address questions WASHINGTON D.C., May 10, 2017 – Today members of … Read More

Industry highlights leadership, economic contributions at Forest Products Advocacy Day


AF&PA CONTACT: Barbara Riley/Chuck Fuqua, (202) 463-2436, NWPPA: Chris McCabe, (360) 529-8638, WFPA: Cindy Mitchell, (360)-352-1500, Forest Products Industry Highlights Sustainable Manufacturing Leadership, Economic Contributions in Washington State WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Northwest Pulp & Paper Association (NWPPA) and the Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) are partnering to host … Read More

UW professors win award for study of Oso landslide


Congratulations are in order for two University of Washington professors who published a report about the causes of the 2014 Oso landslide. Joseph Wartman, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences, were part of a 7-person team from the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association (GEER) that just won the Geological Society … Read More

Wash. leaders celebrate 75th anniversary of first U.S. tree farm


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2015 Contact: Tammie Perreault, Washington Tree Farm Program, 360-515-1340 Washington political and forestry leaders celebrate 75th anniversary of first U.S. tree farm GRAYS HARBOR – U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and Tom Martin, President of the American Forest Foundation, will be among the elected officials and other leaders celebrating the 75th Anniversary of America’s first … Read More