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2011-04-21 15:40:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced the opening of a 30-day public comment period limited to a technical appendix to the Northern Spotted Owl Draft Revised Recovery Plan released last fall. Forest landowners and mill owners expressed disappointment at the Service's failure to release other aspects of the current draft plan and skepticism about the time allowed. Further public review is sorely needed in light of the...

2011-04-11 14:39:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Doumit, Executive Director of the Washington Forest Protection Association, made the following statement today in response to Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark's advocacy for increased timber fees. Private companies have been forced to reset the way they do business because of the national housing crisis, while housing starts remain at their lowest level since 1959. The state agencies need to reset the way they do business to...

2010-11-16 14:05:00

Washington Forest Protection Association's Annual Meeting OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) is holding its 102nd annual meeting on Wednesday, November 17, at the Indian Summer Golf & Country Club in Olympia. The meeting will feature a series of panels and presentations focusing on ideas to help our state grow its economy, through use of wood products. The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. and will include notable...

2009-11-11 13:08:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) is holding its annual meeting on Thursday, November 12, at the Indian Summer Golf & Country Club in Olympia. The meeting will highlight the future of forestry as a green, renewable source of energy. The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. and will include notable presentations from Washington State legislative leadership and state government agency directors, as well as a special address...

2009-06-15 17:41:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA), a group of private forest landowners, launched its new television and internet campaign today, which can be seen on www.forestsandfish.com. The campaign will air statewide throughout Washington on major networks and cable television. The ad asks the question "What Does the Forest Mean to You?" and features responses from a variety of perspectives. "We think this is some of our best work to...


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