Latest Washington Forest Protection Association Stories

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...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.