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Commissioner Goldmark to announce Forest Health Hazard Warning; cites concerns for catastrophic wildfire 
 


MEDIA ADVISORY
                                                                                                         
June 29, 2012
 
Commissioner Goldmark to announce Forest Health Hazard Warning; cites concerns for catastrophic wildfire
Action expands on recommendation of expert panel

OLYMPIA – The media is invited to Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark’s announcement and field tour.

Media opportunity

 What:

 

Photo and interview opportunity with Commissioner Goldmark, State Forester, and experts.
Tour of effected areas with dead and dying trees, as well as management site that improves forest health and lessens the wildfire hazard.
 When:Monday, July 2, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Plan ahead for travel time.

 Where

 

Meet at Liberty Café, 19601 Hwy 97, toward Blewett Pass between Cle Elem and Ellensburg.
At 1:00, when the Commissioner arrives, we will travel up the road to a demonstration site for the press event and tour.
 RSVP:Janet Pearce, Communications and Outreach, 360-902-1122, janet.pearce@dnr.wa.gov


Directions   
From I-90 Eastbound (from North Bend):

  • From I-90 in North Bend; go 54.9 miles
  • Take Exit 85
  • Turn left toward WA-10/WA-970
  • Turn right onto WA-10/WA-970; go 9.9 miles
  • Continue straight onto US-97 N at junction WA-970 and US-97; go 1.6 miles
  • Liberty Café will be on the left

From I-90 Westbound (from Ellensburg):

  • From I-90 South of Ellensburg
  • Heading west on I-90
  • Take Exit 106 for US-97 N. toward Wenatchee
  • Turn right onto W. University Way
  • Turn left onto US-97 N; go 13.2 miles
  • At junction WA-970 and US-97 (toward Wenatchee) turn right; stay on US-97 N; go 1.6 miles
  • Liberty Café will be on the left

Media Contact: Bryan Flint, Communications and Outreach Director, 360-870-3853, bryan.flint@dnr.wa.gov
 
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