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February 14, 2001

Sustainable timber harvests, habitat in Washington is topic Feb. 28

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The Washington Department of Natural Resources is in the process of re-calculating the amount of timber that might be sold from state timber lands and is expected to revise the 650 million board feet per year that has been used as a target since 1996. The environmental, economic and technical considerations when calculating a sustainable harvest level will be considered by five regional experts in Seattle Feb. 28, from 1 to 5 p.m., as part of the Denman Forestry Issues Series offered by the University of Washington’s College of Forest Resources.

Legislators, county commissioners, environmental groups, foresters and other citizens are welcome to attend the Feb. 28 presentation, at no charge, in Kane Hall, room 45 (the UWTV studios). There is no admission charge but those interested need to register at

The Denman Forestry Issues Series was inaugurated by Kristiina Vogt, dean of the College of Forest Resources, as a dialog about sound stewardship of the region’s natural resources. The series is possible with support from Richard and Mary Ellen Denman of Seattle.
For more information:
Bruce Larson, professor of forest resources, (206) 543-2765,

To register to attend:
Call (206) 543-0867 or e-mail