Forest Stories

Case Study: Chimacum Ridge Community Forest

Learn about this emerging community forest on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Release: USDA Community Forest Program Webinar

The RFA for the USDA Community Forest Program was released on April 18. The maximum award amount for the program has increased to $600,000. Please note that the application deadline is June 29, 2018

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Profile: Mike Kaputa, Stemilt Community Forest

“Sustainable forestry, recreation, and protection of fragile habitats and natural resources are all possible within the same forest, and collaborative planning is best way to give voice to each element to ensure they all have a place”

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Profile: Justin Hall, Nisqually Community Forest

“The most gratifying part will be knowing that our management provides benefits directly back to the local community and the fish and wildlife that depend on the forest habitat and streams”

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Profile: Tom Tuchmann, US Forest Capital, LLC

“What I like best about community forestry is that land management is focused on optimizing an array of uses as opposed to focusing on one intensive use.”

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