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.
|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.|
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org|
From I-90 Eastbound (from North Bend):
From I-90 in North Bend; go 54.9 milesTake Exit 85 Turn left toward WA-10/WA-970Turn right onto WA-10/WA-970; go 9.9 milesContinue straight onto US-97 N at junction WA-970 and US-97; go 1.6 milesLiberty Café will be on the left
From I-90 Westbound (from Ellensburg):
From I-90 South of EllensburgHeading west on I-90Take Exit 106 for US-97 N. toward WenatcheeTurn right onto W. University WayTurn left onto US-97 N; go 13.2 milesAt junction WA-970 and US-97 (toward Wenatchee) turn right; stay on US-97 N; go 1.6 milesLiberty Café will be on the left
Media Contact: Bryan Flint, Communications and Outreach Director, 360-870-3853, email@example.com
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