Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Washington Tree Farm Program

Program level:

State

Land use:

Forest

Provider:

Washington Tree Farm Program

Benefits provided: 

Marketing/Recognition

Water-focused program: 

No

Be recognized for healthy forestlands (environmentally and economically).

Overview

Description:

Voluntary certification program that ensures healthy privately-owned forestlands that contribute to our state's clean water, wildlife habitat, and recreational opportunities, while producing the jobs, wood, and timber products we all need.

Eligibility:

Own between 10 and 10,000 acres of forest.

And follow eight standards listed at https://watreefarm.org/about-us/the-american-tree-farm-system/

Financial benefit: 

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Contact information

Contact person: 

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Organization:

Washington Tree Farm Program

Phone number: 

360-602-1603

Email: 

Information last updated on December 1, 2020.

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