July 2, 2019| from article in Crosscut Tussock moth caterpillars are stripping fir trees throughout the state. To keep our trees healthy, the U.S. Forest Service is fighting back with a spray-on virus straight out of sci-fi. The tussock moth caterpillar is quite the sight, if you’ve ever seen one hanging around a Douglas fir tree. […]
News Release | Media Contact: Deborah Kelly (509) 664-9247 ~~ To Cle Elum Area Residents: “Your voice matters.” From USDA Forest Service The comment period for the Taneum Forest Restoration Project closes on June 3, 2019. The Forest Service is working with community partners to improve critical forest and aquatic health, while balancing important public […]
State and federal agencies promise greater collaboration ahead of wildfire season Synopsis “The challenges we face transcend boundaries,” said Chief Christiansen. “This agreement strengthens and advances an already strong partnership between federal and state agencies in Washington state. Working together, we can ensure that we’re doing the right work at the right scale to improve […]
Craig Ditman is a retired Forrester residing in Cle Elum, WA. He has some profound and common sense insights about Federal Forest Management that could greatly impact fire suppression, forest health, and Central Washington economics.
California biomass project receives grant By Yuba Water Agency | December 26, 2018 | Updated 3/20/19 To help with Federal Forest Management a new biomass facility near Camptonville, California, is one step closer to becoming a driving force in ensuring a healthy forest with the help of a $186,500 grant from Yuba Water Agency. This […]