Gov. Inslee designates 720,000 acres of federal land for prioritized forest health treatment

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Gov. Inslee designates 720,000 acres of federal land for prioritized forest health treatment. The Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill, authorized governors to identify insect and disease treatment areas within national forests in their states that suffer from severe forest health issues and should be prioritized in federal planning of forest health treatments. Washington joins 35 … Read More

Wood building and forestry education explored at WFPA Annual Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 20, 2013 Contact: Cindy Mitchell, 360-791-9372 Wood building and forestry education explored at annual state forestry meeting Wood should be the material of the future for many of the world’s buildings because it is an affordable, efficient and environmentally friendly building material, capable of displacing steel or concrete, said Joseph Mayo, the featured speaker at … Read More

WFPA thanks Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for introducing forest roads legislation providing certainty to forestry workers

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Press Releases Jaime Herrera Beutler | Congresswoman for the 3rd District of Washington Jaime Herrera Beutler, Bipartisan Group of House and Senate Lawmakers Introduce Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act Washington, May 16 ‐ A bipartisan group of senators and U.S. House members today introduced bills to provide certainty to forestry companies and workers, by reaffirming the Environmental Protection Agency’s 37‐year‐old policy … Read More