Large trees support entire ecosystems of their own, offering niche habitats for wildlife, and playing a role in carbon absorption. Micro-habitat diversity has been demonstrated to increase with increasing tree diameter. Bark structures such as bark pockets, bark pockets with decay, and bowls in the bark of mature trees can support a diverse array of fungi, lichens, and invertebrates.
This petition will be sent to the following people:
DNR Northwest Region Manager
Deputy Supervisor for State Uplands
DNR Baker District Manager
Commissioner of Public Lands
Board Member and Professor
University of Washington
Board Member and Superintendant
of Public Instruction
Richard T. Koenig
Board Member and Interim Dean
WSU College of Agriculture
Board Member and Senior Budget
Assistant to Jay Inslee
In response to intense public pressure, DNR has temporarily wtihdrawn their permit application.
READ article in The Bellingham Herald
Tell DNR TO PERMANENTLY PROTECT THIS IRREPLACEABLE 130-YEAR-OLD FOREST!
Note: Location shown on map is approximate.
See sale map for exact location.