Working Forests Fact Sheets

Forest Harvest Excise Tax (FET) to schools and counties

Public and private timber harvesters pay the FET in addition to the property tax on timberland.

forest harvest excise tax

Private landowners help fund wildfire costs

Private landowners share the burden of preparing for and fighting wildfire.


Michael Green Video - Wood is our Most Natural Resource

Wood from sustainably managed forests provides the best low-energy building material.

Wood is our most natural resource: Video of Michael Green, Architect

Forest Products Industry Jobs Impact

More than 41,000 direct jobs are supported by the forest products industry.

Forest Products Industry Jobs Impact

Forest Products Industry Economic Impact

Washington is the 2nd largest lumber producer in the nation, paying wages, taxes and providing environmental benefits for Washington State.

Forest Products Industry Economic Impact

Forest Landowner RMAP Accomplishments

From 2001 through June 2013, landowners have removed an impressive 5,641 barriers to fish passage, restoring 3,893 miles of historic fish habitat.

Forest Landowner Road Improvements RMAP Video

Private Landowners Invest in Prevention and Early Suppression

Wildfire Fact Sheet