Our work for incredible Northwest forests

Our work for incredible Northwest forests

Since 1989, our Forest Field Program has worked to ecologically restore our national forests. A flagship program since our founding, we advance the use of the latest scientific research and engage collaboratively with other stakeholders to promote landscape-scale restoration of forests and watersheds. Check out the map below to learn more about some of the … Continued

We’re going to court on behalf of state forests

Washington state should manage its public forests to benefit all the people. BY MITCH FRIEDMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR We made a promise more than 20 years ago that we’re working to fulfill. Last month we filed a legal complaint in response to a county and timber industry lawsuit. That complaint, Conservation Northwest v. Hilary Franz (in … Continued

Review of Ecological Forest Management by Dr. Jerry Franklin

Forest ecologist Dr. Jerry Franklin, member of our Board of Advisers, has authored a new book offering insights on forest management for the greater good of biodiversity. By Bert Loosmore, conservation northwest boardmember It was a troubling summer for parts of Cascadia. We suffered from smoke blanketing the region, and then watched in horror as … Continued