A Church’s Inheritance and EQIP

Bethlehem Lutheran Church forestland, Belfair, WA Story told by Neva Knott, edited by NNRG What would you do if you inherited over one hundred acres of forestland in need of restoration? Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Marysville, WA was faced with this quandary when a member of the congregation bequeathed 132 acres of Hood Canal forestland […]

Northwest Trek

Northwest Trek, Eatonville, WA By Jennifer Whitelaw Northwest Trek is a 723-acre wildlife park near Eatonville. 435 of those acres feature a fenced in free-roaming area where native Northwest animals can be viewed from a moving tram. Take the tour and you will hear about the animals from one of the naturalists on staff.  You […]

Wetset Enterprises

Wetset Enterprises, Mossyrock, WA By Kirk Hanson Thomas Wolfe once famously stated that “you can’t go home again”.  NCF member Micheal Hurley begs to differ as he gradually exchanges a 30-year career that took him all over the world for the woods of his childhood.  Nestled into the headwaters of Salmon Creek in the foothills […]

Wild Thyme Farm

Wild Thyme Farm, Oakville, WA By Jennifer Whitelaw John Henrickson’s land speaks to him, and he thinks more people should listen. “We need more people to develop that relationship – to fall in love with the land,” he said. The particular object of John’s affection is Wild Thyme Farm, a 150-acre forest in the Oakville […]

Clyde Tree Farm

Clyde Tree Farm & Northwest Sustainable Wood Products, Silverdale, WA By Jennifer Whitelaw Helen and Drew Daly have 154 acres of Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) certified forestland near Silverdale in Kitsap County along the Hood Canal. Helen inherited the property, where she grew up, from her parents, who purchased it in the 1930s after the […]

Happy Save the [Toads] Day!

Press Release Courtesy of Northwest Trek   Contacts:  Kris Sherman: 253-404-3800; 253-226-6718 or kris.sherman@pdza.org Whitney DalBalcon: 253-404-3637 or whitney.dalbalcon@pdza.org TENS OF THOUSANDS OF WESTERN TOADS EMERGE FROM WETLAND POND AT NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK AS PROGRAM CONTINUES TO AID THIS ‘SPECIES OF CONCERN’ EATONVILLE, Wash. – Tens of thousands of fragile Western toads – each […]

Happy Save the Frogs Day!

   Press Release Courtesy of Northwest Trek Contacts:  Kris Sherman: 253-404-3800; 253-226-6718 or kris.sherman@pdza.org Whitney DalBalcon: 253-404-3637 or whitney.dalbalcon@pdza.org     NORTHWEST TREK WINS PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL CONSERVATION AWARD Association of Zoos & Aquariums cites wildlife park’s pioneering work to save the Oregon spotted frog and reintroduce it to the wild   EATONVILLE, Wash. – Northwest […]

Director’s Message December 2012

Happy Holidays to you and your families in any manner that you choose to celebrate this beautiful time of year.  2012 has been an incredible year for Northwest Certified Forestry as we have undergirded our program with new staff and new leadership and in so doing have expanded our ability to serve dozens of current […]

Director’s Message November 2012

I had the opportunity to work up in the San Juans again for a few days last week.  I met with about a half dozen forest owners, then hosted an afternoon seminar that focused on the barriers to economically viable forest management in the islands.  Though the islands are certainly a unique community, they share […]

The team behind the blog

Here are the women on staff at NNRG! Maddy Lisaius, our communications and marketing intern, and Lindsay Malone, our Director of Programs. We’ve just launched our new blog and are looking forward to using as a tool to provide better services to small forest landowners. Kirk Hanson, NNRG’s Director of Forestry, and Dan Stonington, NNRG […]

NNRG’s New Blog!

Hello and welcome to Northwest Natural Resource Group’s blog! Please check out the “home” tab above or NNRG’s website at nnrg.org for more information about NNRG, and stay tuned for this exciting new way to connect with NNRG! Feel free to contact us at maddy@nnrg.org if you have comments, questions or suggestions. Cheers!

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