Monday, September 29, 2014

What Could Go Wrong? Felling a side-leaning fir

It's not uncommon to fell a fir tree somewhere other than the direction of its lean. With a strong hinge, what could go wrong?

Monday, September 15, 2014

Native trees and shrubs available



If you're replanting after the fires to control erosion and rehabilitate your land, reserve your native plants.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Forest Fires Nearby



Wildfire's motto this season has been, "Start early and often."

Thursday, July 24, 2014

What Could Go Wrong? Felling a 95 foot Douglas fir tree with two tops



Sometimes precision timber felling doesn't go exactly as planned. If we take all the usual steps and precautions, what could go wrong?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Explore a Century of Your Land's Use with a New USGS Mapping Site

Step back through the ages on your forest, online, for free. The full catalog of USGS topographic surveys is now on one web site and searchable by city.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Timber Tax Class and Chelan County Property Valuations

Is part of your property in a "Current Use" or "Designated Forest Land" program? Make sure your valuation reflects that.