Remembering Sherry Fox, a Washington forestry leader


The Washington forestry community has lost a good friend. We are saddened to hear that Sherry Fox, a tree farmer in Lewis County and former member of the Washington Forest Practices Board, recently passed away.Sherry was very active in the Washington Farm Forestry Association, taking leadership roles on the local and state level from 1993-2002, serving as WFFA’s Policy Coordinator … Read More

Rural communities rise up for active forest management


As state, local and federal leaders continue to take stock after this year’s horrendous wildfire season, the calls for more active management of our state and federal forests are getting louder and louder.The Ellensburg (Wash.) Daily Record recently published testimony in front of a U.S. Senate committee from Kittitas County Commissioner Gary Berndt. The commissioner spoke about the fires that … Read More

Gov. Jay Inslee to headline annual state forestry meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 4, 2014 Contact: Cindy Mitchell, 360-791-9372 Gov. Jay Inslee to headline annual state forestry meeting Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is the keynote speaker this week at the 106th annual meeting of the Washington Forest Protection Association, which will also mark the 15th anniversary of the state’s landmark Forests & Fish Law, one of the toughest … Read More