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Thank You to Wildfire Responders

The Northwest Chapters of the Society of American Foresters wants to extend our gratitude to chapter members, the forestry community, and first responders who are responding to the ongoing catastrophic wildfires. You are placing yourself between the fire and our families, our forests, our homes, and our livelihoods. Thank you for enduring long, hot, and unpredictable days. Thank you working in these challenging conditions.

Help Us Showcase Sustainable Forestry in Washington State

 

Do you have a stream restoration project you're proud of?  A favorite grove of trees?  An example of stellar wildlife habitat you helped a tree farmer create?

Submit a photo of your accomplishments or favorite view of your tree farm for the Washington State Tree Farm-Washington State Society of American Foresters 2021 Calendar.  The sale of these calendars will enable these organizations to continue supporting sustainable forestry in our state.

Dr. Cushing Begins Term as SAF President

On January 1, 2020, Tamara Cushing, PhD, began her one-year term as president of the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot and headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, SAF is a national organization that represents and serves 11,000 forestry professionals in the United States. Dr. Cushing will continue serving on SAF’s Board of Directors for the next two years, including as immediate past president in 2021.

Now Accepting Applications for WSSAF Foresters Foundation Scholarship

 

2020-21 WASHINGTON STATE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS FOUNDATON

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS

 

The Washington State Society of American Foresters (WSSAF) is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing an education in Forestry.  The scholarship is available to individuals who will be attending, full time during the 2020–21 school year, a Forestry Program at one of the following schools: