Latest Washington Forest Protection Association Stories

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...

2009-04-24 16:49:00

Gov. Gregoire signs bill to protect forest landowners from nuisance lawsuits OLYMPIA, Wash., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. Chris Gregoire today signed Senate Bill 5562, amending the definition of "forest practice" in the nuisance law and shielding forest landowners from litigation in the future. "Forestry has been practiced in Washington since before statehood. We are proud of the contributions that forestry continues to makes to society," said Mark Doumit, Executive Director of...

2009-01-06 12:00:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Washington Forest Protection Association: The Pacific Education Institute and the NOAA Office of Education Pacific Northwest Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program are hosting a public event to mark the presentation of $925,000 to support five environmental education programs in the states of Oregon and Washington. WHAT: Ceremony to mark awarding of funds to five grant recipients who use...

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