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Naneum Ridge State Forest
Replanting Our Nation’s Forests
Forest OverviewNaneum Ridge State Forest is a 71,000 acre oasis of the central Cascade Mountains and also home to one of the largest elk herds in the state of Washington. A brutal 2012 fire season heavily affected the mix of ponderosa pine, Douglasfir, and white fir trees that blanket most of the forest.
Naneum Ridge State Forest Needs Our HelpWith your help, we can replant western larch, ponderosa pine, and Douglasfir trees on approximately 1,400 acres of state trust lands that burned in the Table Mountain Fire of 2012. The project will focus on burned habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl through the agency's Habitat Conservation Plan. By immediately planting after the fire we will hold an important advantage over competing vegetation and invasive species as well as preventing soil and ash from eroding into the area's fish-bearing streams.