Your Forest

Community Forestry Basics

Access resources for establishing a community forest, acquiring and managing land.

Forest Stories

Documenting community forestry in the region

Read stories of individuals and communities leading the way, download case studies, and explore success stories.

Help Us Grow

Your support of community forestry matters

We’re building a community of practice around locally-led forest management. You can help.

Welcome to the NW Community Forests Coalition

The Northwest Community Forest Coalition is focused on supporting the emergence, development, and management of community forests in the Pacific Northwest.

Upcoming Events

Check out these events happening throughout the region to connect with community forests in your area.

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Recent Stories

Forum Resources

Event Archive 2020 Virtual Forum Archived Agenda (PDF) The NW Community Forest leadership team held the Forum virtually. The following describes the event and provides additional resources such as links to video recordings. Seven workshops were held over three days, with each session, panel, and roundtable discussion presented for separate ...

A Resource Guide

A Resource Guide for Community Forests Introducing the Northwest Community Forest Coalition’s Community Forest Handbook! Developed with input from coalition members across the region, this document covers community forest development from beginning to end.  Key topics include: Governance: Who gets to make decisions?Steps Required: How do you go from an ...