Conservation Northwest

Conservation Northwest works through collaboration to find common ground and practical solutions to advance priority forest and watershed restoration that provides quality fish and wildlife habitat.

Chelan County

Chelan County works with partners in the forest health collaborative to advance the pace and scale of forest health restoration and improve the local economy. Clearly, we can do more together than we can individually.” Feel free to edit if you can make this sound better.

C6 Forest to Farm

C6 Forest to Farm is committed to working with partners to protect our forests, communities and climate from the risks of extreme wildfire. We will promote healthy resilient forests and rural economies by converting excess forest biomass through a process that maximizes carbon sequestration, while creating valuable biochar based products for customers.

Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition

Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition’s mission is to build a community, culture and landscape adapted to fire.They are in the collaborative to engage with other organizations to further the mission of fuels reduction and forest health.

Lake Wenatchee Fire Adapted Communities

Unmanaged wildfire is the #1 threat to our residents and our businesses’. Healthy forests contribute to our quality of life, our community health, and our safety.

The Wilderness Society

The challenges our public lands face in the NCW are landscape-scale, far-ranging, and affect all communities in many ways. That means they require solutions and effort from broad stakeholders, Tribes, community members, and others. We’re here because NCWFHC provides a forum for great minds to work together for a common goal that benefits all of us and the ecosystem in the region.

Cascade Fisheries

Cascade Fisheries mission is to restore native fish habitat through enhancement, education, and community engagement. We support the NCWFHC because of it’s geographic scope and potential benefits to aquatic ecosystems.

Vaagen Brothers Lumbers

Vaagen Bros. has long been committed to collaborating with stakeholders interested in improving forest management. We believe these sustained efforts are critical to furthering the goals of forest health, ecosystem resilience, and wildfire mitigation on our National Forests.

Trout Unlimited

TU is involved in the NCWFHC because coldwater fish in North Central WA need healthy forest lands to survive and thrive, especially in the face of climate change. We see collaboration as an essential tool to bring the needed capacity to the Forest Service to achieve restoration and management objectives for aquatic landscapes.

Chelan Douglas Land Trust

Chelan-Douglas Land Trust is honored to participate in the NCWFHC’s collaborative work to expand the scope and pace of forest restoration work in North Central Washington. By working together, NCWFHC’s members resolve questions around a particular project in advance so that implementation can proceed with support from agencies, conservation groups and forestry companies.

Yakama Nation

*The Yakama Nation’s membership in the NCWFHC is closely tied to our belief in healthy, sustainable forest and aquatic life.

WA Department of Fish & Wildlife

Why WDFW is working with the Collaborative: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) wishes to collaborate with other stakeholder groups to accelerate forest restoration in Chelan and Okanogan counties, with a primary focus on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest lands, through the North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC). WDFW’s 25-Year Strategic Plan (Nov. 2020) provides our Agency’s roadmap of actions and outcomes for furthering the goal of achieving mutually desired outcomes through partner collaboration.”

Links to our organization – Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife and WDFW Forest Management | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Hampton Lumber

At Hampton, we recognize the importance of community-led collaboration and the benefits of working together to find common sense solutions to forest management issues. We very much want to be a part of the conversation and to lend our knowledge and expertise to help achieve success on the OKWN NF. We also have a need for wood fiber for our local sawmills and a desire to work together to ensure the health and vitality of rural communities.

Cascadia Conservation District

The Cascadia Conservation District is dedicated to encouraging the wise stewardship of all natural resources in Chelan County. Cascadia is involved in the NCWFHC because as residents of a fire-prone area it is important that we acknowledge the dangers that exist around us and take the appropriate actions to protect ourselves and our communities BEFORE a wildfire starts.

Methow Valley Citizen Council

MVCC believes forests and their neighboring communities can mutually thrive. They are committed to finding collaborative restoration solutions to improve forest health and habitat, reduce fire risk, create resiliency in the face of climate change and support local economies.

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