The efficiency and intentionality in how we manage forests and process lumber has a powerful impact on the health of the planet.
Washington Forest Protection Association
The Washington Forest Protection Association is a trade association representing private forest landowners in Washington State. Members are large and small companies, individuals and families who grow, harvest and re-grow trees on about 4 million acres.
Maintaining forest health helps control catastrophic wildfires.
Landmark environmental legislation helps protect Washington’s native fish and aquatic species and cool, clean water.
Will wood products of the future be stronger than steel? Transparent? Will biodiesel fuel more passenger flights?
Trees may be the superheroes we need to fight climate change.
Sustainable forestry practices are complex and require patience, foresight and close attention to the entire landscape.
If forest land isn’t actively managed, catastrophic wildfires can burn thousands of acres in days, or even hours, putting property and lives in danger.
Salmon face many challenges throughout their migration to the ocean and back. Forest landowners are removing fish barriers, clearing a path.
Aviation biofuel is made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that are left after the harvesting of managed forests.
Buffers of trees and vegetation along streams protect fish habitat.