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DNR Field Notes - These are columns that newspapers can use. Each 600-word essay describes a key initiative, program or issue that affects Washington’s natural resources, public lands and the many Washingtonians who live, work or recreate on state lands.

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8/20/2012
"Small Woodland Owners Hold the Key to Helping Salmon Survive" by Aaron Everett

4/17/2012
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of safety" by Aaron Everett, Washington State Forester

10/10/2011
"Celebrating Twenty Years Of Caring For Washington’s Urban And Community Forests" by Aaron Everett, Washington State Forester

4/13/2011
"Celebrating Arbor Day and Healthy Urban Forests" by Aaron Everett, Washington State Forester

10/22/2010
"Proper Tree Care Doesn't Include 'Topping'" by Chuck Turley, Deputy Supervisor of Regulatory Programs

7/28/2010
"Rising acidity in Puget Sound challenges DNR's restoration" by Naki Stevens, Executive Policy Advisor on Puget Sound

6/10/2010
"Summer Recreation and the Nearshore Environment" by Naki Stevens, Executive Policy Advisor on Puget Sound

6/2/2010
"Celebrate National Trails Day by volunteering on state lands" by Mark Mauren, Recreation Program Manager

5/6/2010
"Techniques for Creating Fire-Resistant Landscaping" by Chuck Turley, Washington State Forester

5/4/2010
"Western Washington faces risks of great earthquakes and tsunamis" by Tim Walsh, Chief Hazards Geologist & Dave Norman, State Geologist

4/7/2010
"Care and Maintenance for Trees" by Chuck Turley Washington State Forester, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

3/24/2010
"Neighbors use community wildfire protection plans to keep homes safe from fire" by Laura Ditmer, DNR Southeast Region Manager

2/25/2010
"DNR and the State of Puget Sound: Why forest conversion matters to all of us" by Peter Goldmark, Commissioner of Public Lands

1/29/2010
"Recreation on State Trust Land: Why planning matters" by Mark Mauren, Recreation Program Manager

1/21/2010
"Landslides in Washington State: Not just a ‘California thing’" by Dave Norman, Washington State Geologist

12/11/2009
"Middle Fork Snoqualmie NRCA offers habitat, clean water, and recreation" by Peter Goldmark, Commissioner of Public Lands

10/28/2009
"Seedling selection tips for small forest landowners" by David Bergvall, DNR Small Forest Landowner Outreach Specialist

10/13/2009
"Tips to protect trees during Urban & Community Forestry Month" by Chuck Turley, Washington State Forester

9/23/2009
"Celebrate Public Lands this Saturday, and every day" by Peter Goldmark, Commissioner of Public Lands

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