Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)

Program level:

National

Land use:

Forest

Provider:

Washington DNR

Benefits provided: 

Free technical assistance, Marketing/Recognition

Water-focused program: 

No

Receive planning help for forest health.

Overview

Description:

Evaluate and improve your forest’s health. Reduce threats from wildfire, insects, diseases, animal damage and invasive vegetation. Improve your land’s fish and wildlife habitat, aesthetics and recreational potential. Increase tree growth and economic productivity from timber and other forest products. Qualify for financial incentives and recognition programs.

Eligibility:

Owners of 5 or more acres are eligible for an advisory site visit at no cost. Owners of smaller acreages can receive consultation from DNR by telephone or email.

Financial benefit: 

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Contact information

Contact person: 

Matt Provencher

Organization:

Small Forest Landowner Office

Phone number: 

360-902-1494

Email: 

Information last updated on November 1, 2021.

Planning Importance

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