For almost 50 years, WEC has worked to protect Washington’s forests for current and future generations. The goal of the Evergreen Forest Agenda is to ensure Washington State remains the Evergreen State by protecting state forest land, sustainably managing our private forest land, bringing new incentives and partners to the table, strengthening forestry issues in local communities, and holding our elected officials accountable.

WEC brought together some of the smartest policy makers, business leaders, and carbon forestry experts to discuss opportunities and to answer questions about the state of our forests. Read speakers bios, review their presentation materials, and see photos from the conference here.

Evergreen Forests News and Stories

2019 State of our Forests and Public Lands Report

How has our current Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, been doing?

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WEC Requests Board of Natural Resources to Adopt Carbon Policy

On behalf of WEC and the Washington Forest Law Center, the UW Regulatory Environmental Law & Policy Clinic requested that the Board of Natural Resources (BNR) adopt a carbon policy to guide how the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages forests in the face of climate change.

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More trees, cool water, and healthy fish

Cool temperatures in our headwater mountain streams are essential to providing habitat for amphibians and downstream fish.

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Threatened Marbled Murrelets need our help

Share the video and spread the word about protecting the marbled murrelet and our forests!

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