Forest Stewardship Program

The GHCD Forest Stewardship Program is a voluntary, free, no obligation program offered to Private Non-Industrial Forest Landowners of any acreage in Grays Harbor County and the surrounding western Washington area.

At your request, a local Conservation District Service Forester will:

  • Make an in-person site visit
  • Work with you to create a personalized Forest Stewardship Plan tailored to YOUR goals and objectives, including written management recommendations, and maps
  • Provide technical forestry assistance
  • Provide Tree Farm Certification assistance and information
  • Provide information on and assistance with available cost-sharing programs
  • Provide educational events and/or materials on forestry and related topics

Forest Stewardship Program News

Forest Stewardship Notes- February 2020

A Real Bear: Recognizing and Managing Bear Damage to Trees Grays Harbor CD's own forester, Dave Houk, wrote this article. 

Forest Stewardship Article – October 2019

Outbreaks of Spruce Aphid Damage Coastal Washington Sitka Spruce Grays Harbor CD's own Forester, Dave Houk, contributed to this article.