State Forest Lands

Public land transfer provisions removed from Senate Bill 6140

We’re relieved to announce that as of Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Washington Engrossed Senate Bill 6140 has been amended by the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Concerning public land transfer provisions have been removed and a commitment to consider the value of ecosystem services and recreation benefits in a state forest land assessment have been added through Amendment 202, sponsored by Representative Mike Chapman.