Forest Practices Board Manual

The Forest Practices Board Manual is an advisory technical supplement to the Washington State forest practices rules (Title 222 WAC). The Forest Practices Board — an independent agency — adopts forest practices rules to set standards for timber harvesting, road construction, forest chemical application and other forest practices. (See Forest Practices Rules)


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Board Manual Development

DNR, in cooperation with the departments of Fish and Wildlife, Ecology, and other agencies, affected Indian Tribes, or interested stakeholders having appropriate expertise, prepares and submits board manual revisions to the Board.

Forest Practices Board Manual

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