June 3, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE USE — PLEASE USE UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2014
Radio Stations: This package describes a DNR-managed cost-share program to help forestland owners in Chelan, Kittitas, Klickitat, and Yakima counties improve the health of their forests and reduce wildfire risks.
Use: Until August 21, 2014
Time: 30 seconds
Agency: Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Title: “DNR program can help landowners reduce wildfire risks”
Do you own forestland? Need help dealing with diseased trees? Want to reduce wildfire risks?
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has a new cost-share program to help forestland owners improve forest health.
If you own forestland in Chelan, Kittitas, Klickitat, or Yakima counties, you may qualify to get reimbursed for up to half of your cost to thin and prune trees, and remove forest slash from your property.
To see if you qualify for this assistance program, call DNR at: 509-925-0963.
Or visit: www.dnr.wa.gov/foresthealth
Media Contact: Bob Redling, Senior Communications Manager, 360-902-1149, Bob.Redling@dnr.wa.gov
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