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  Chapter 222-08 WAC - Practices and Procedures  (71.8 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-08 WAC - Practices and Procedures

  Chapter 222-10 WAC - State Environmental Policy Act Guidelines  (38.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-10 WAC - State Environmental Policy Act Guidelines

  Chapter 222-12 WAC - Policy and Organization  (105.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-12 WAC - Policy and Organization effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-12 WAC - Policy and Organization  (105.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-12 WAC - Policy and Organization

  Chapter 222-16 WAC - Definitions  (7.45 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-16 WAC - Definitions

  Chapter 222-16 WAC - Definitions  (7.45 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-16 WAC - Definitions effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-20 WAC - Application and Notification  (95.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-20 WAC - Application and Notification effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-20 WAC - Application and Notification  (95.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-20 WAC - Application and Notification

  Chapter 222-21 WAC - Small Forest Landowner Forestry Riparian Easement Program  (50.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-21 WAC - Small Forest Landowner Forestry Riparian Easement Program

  Chapter 222-22 WAC - Watershed Analysis  (79.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-22 WAC - Watershed Analysis

  Chapter 222-23 WAC - Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program  (56.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-23 WAC - Riparian Open Space Program

  Chapter 222-24 WAC - Road Construction and Maintenance  (133.5 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-24 WAC - Road Construction and Maintenance

  Chapter 222-24 WAC - Road Construction and Maintenance  (133.5 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-24 WAC - Road Construction and Maintenance effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-30 WAC - Timber Harvesting  (258.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-30 WAC - Timber Harvesting effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-30 WAC - Timber Harvesting  (258.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-30 WAC - Timber Harvesting

  Chapter 222-34 WAC - Reforestation  (134.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-34 WAC - Reforestation

  Chapter 222-38 WAC - Forest Chemicals  (56.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-38 WAC - Forest Chemicals

  Chapter 222-42 WAC - Supplemental Directives  (40.4 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-42 WAC - Supplemental Directives

  Chapter 222-46 WAC - Consultation and Enforcement   (155.3 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-46 WAC - Consultation and Enforcement

  Chapter 222-50 WAC - Relationship to Other Laws and Regulations  (18.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-50 WAC - Relationship to Other Laws and Regulations effective 12-30-2013

  Chapter 222-50 WAC - Relationship to Other Laws and Regulations  (18.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Chapter 222-50 WAC - Relationship to Other Laws and Regulations

  Concise Explanatory Statement  (28.0 KB  PDF)
Concise Explanatory Statement

  CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (attached WSR 12-11-112)  (102.5 KB  PDF)
CR 101 PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY Second Engrossed Substitute Senate (2ESSB) 6406

  CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Filed December 29, 2008  (48.3 KB  PDF)
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Filed December 29, 2008

  CR-102 Proposed Rule Making - Supplemental Filed February 22, 2010  (1.49 MB  PDF)
CR-102 Proposed Rule Making - Supplemental Filed February 22, 2010

  CR-102 Proposed Rule Making Filed August 18, 2009  (549.0 KB  PDF)
CR-102 Proposed Rule Making Filed August 18, 2009

  CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed April 24, 2009  (447.3 KB  PDF)
CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed April 24, 2009

  CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed April 24, 2009  (447.3 KB  PDF)
CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed April 24, 2009

  CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed December 29, 2008  (458.8 KB  PDF)
CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed December 29, 2008

  CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed October 24, 2007  (350.1 KB  PDF)
CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed October 24, 2007

  CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed August 27, 2009  (404.9 KB  PDF)
CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed August 27, 2009

  CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed December 21, 2009  (404.1 KB  PDF)
CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed December 21, 2009

  CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed February 22, 2010  (427.4 KB  PDF)
CR-103E Rule Making Order Filed February 22, 2010

  CR-103P Rule Making Order Filed May 17, 2010  (423.9 KB  PDF)
CR-103P Rule Making Order Filed May 17, 2010

  Derelict Vessel Removal Program Vessel Inspection Rulemaking Board of Natural Resources Presentation  (944.1 KB  PDF)
Derelict Vessel Removal Program Vessel Inspection Rulemaking Board of Natural Resources Presentation

  Economic Analysis  (78.4 KB  PDF)
Economic Analysis

  February 2014 DNR Revenue Forecast Summary by Source and Fund   (90.4 KB  PDF)
February 2014 DNR Revenue Forecast Summary by Source and Fund

  Forest Practices Act - Chapter 76.09 RCW   (272.8 KB  PDF)
In 1974 the Washington state legislature wrote the Forest Practices Act, Chapter 76.09 RCW. The Act defines a plan to protect public resources while assuring that Washington continues to be a productive timber growing area.

  Forest Practices Board Manual  (11.42 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 1  (33.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 1 - Method For Determination of Adequate Shade Requirements on Streams

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 10  (40.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 10 - Non-Native Wetland Plant Species. When selecting seed for cut or fill slope revegetation within or near wetland, avoid seed mixes which contain the following plant genus or species

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 11  (13.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 11 - Standard Methodology for Conducting Watershed Analysis

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 12  (34.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 12 - Guidance for application of forest chemicals

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 13  (50.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 13 - Guidelines for Determining Fish Use for the Purpose of Typing Waters

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 14  (11.3 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 14 - Survey Protocol for Marbled Murrelets

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 15  (510.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 15 - Guidelines for Estimating the Number of Marbled Murrelet Nesting Platforms

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 16  (1.18 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 16 - Guidelines for Evaluating Potentially Unstable Slopes and Landforms

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 17  (30.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 17 - Guidelines for the Small Forest Landowner Forestry Riparian Easement Program. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 18  (74.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 18 - Guidelines for Riparian Open Space Program. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 19  (30.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 19 - Guidelines for Hardwood Conversion. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 2  (2.73 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 2 - Standard Methods For Identifying Bankfull Channel Features and Channel Migration Zones

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 20  (30.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 20 - Guidelines for financial assurances. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 21  (211.5 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 21 - Guidelines for Alternate Plans

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 22  (445.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 22 - Guidelines for the Adpative Management Program

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 23  (30.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 23 - Guidelines for Field Protocol to Locate Mapped Divisions Between Stream Types and Perennial Stream Identification. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 24  (30.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 24 - Guidelines for the Interim Modification of Bull Trout Habitat Overlay. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 25  (30.1 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 25 - Guidelines for Bull Trout Presence Survey Protocol. This section is under development

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 26  (178.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 26 - Guidelines for Large Woody Debris Placement Strategies

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 3  (1.54 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 3 - Guidelines for Forest Roads

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 4  (13.6 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 4 - Guidelines for Clearing Slash and Debris from Type Np and Ns Water

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 5  (2.41 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 5 - Guidelines for Landing Location and Construction. This Section of the Board Manual has been incorporated into Section 3, Guidelines for Forest Roads, on page M3-1.

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 6  (47.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 6 - Guidelines for determining acceptable stocking levels of harvested areas

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 7  (1,010.4 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 7 - Guidelines for Riparian Management Zones (RMZ) (Measuring Widths and Tree Counts)

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 8  (113.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 8 - Guidelines for Wetland Delineation

  Forest Practices Board Manual Section 9  (36.9 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Board Manual Section 9 - Guidelines for Wetland Replacement by Substitution or Enhancement

  Forest Practices Rule Book Cover and Table of Contents  (25.7 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rule Book Cover and Table of Contents

  Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda January - June 2013  (137.4 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda Jan - June 2013

  Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda January-June 2012  (139.2 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda July-Dec 2010

  Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda January-June 2014  (79.0 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rule Development Agenda.

  Forest Practices Rule Making History  (156.5 KB  PDF)
Forest Practices Legislation and Rule Making History. 1976-Present (Updated September 2013)

  Forest Practices Rules Title 222 WAC  (8.77 MB  PDF)
Forest Practices Rules Title 222 WAC

  Forests and Fish Report  (10.07 MB  PDF)
The Forests and Fish Report is the result of a multi-stakeholder effort to improve forest practices and the protection of aquatic and riparian habitat on forestlands regulated under the state’s Forest Practices Act and rules.

  Legislature Findings, Salmon Recovery Chapter 77.85.180 RCW  (33.7 KB  PDF)
The legislature finds that the forests and fish report as defined in RCW 76.09.020 was developed through extensive negotiations with the federal agencies responsible for administering the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act.

  Open File Report 2000-3: Mining Regulations in Washington  (489.0 KB  PDF)
A summary of mining-related laws, regulations, and ordinances administered by local, state, and federal agencies in Washington

  Preliminary Economic Analysis, Rule Making Affecting RMAPS  (97.7 KB  PDF)
Preliminary Economic Analysis, Forest Practices Board, Rule Making Affecting RMAPS, By Craig Calhoon, April 21, 2011

  Revised Preliminary Economic Analysis  (904.7 KB  PDF)
Revised Preliminary Economic Analysis

  Rule Book Index  (189.4 KB  PDF)
Rule book index - (for printed copy only)

  Rule Making Order CR-103  (2.42 MB  PDF)
Subjects of the Forest Practices Board's current rule making activities, Rule Making Order CR-103

  SEPA Addendum  (68.9 KB  PDF)
SEPA Addendum

  SEPA Analysis  (553.4 KB  PDF)
SEPA Analysis

  Small Forest Landowner Statute  (33.9 KB  PDF)
Small Forest Landowner Statute - Chapter 76.13 RCW - Stewardship of non-industrial forests and woodlands

  Stewardship of Non-industrial Forests and Woodlands Chapter 76.13 RCW  (66.5 KB  PDF)
Small Forest Landowner Statute Chapter 76.13 RCW Stewardship of Nonindustrial Forest Woodlands

  Unstable Slopes Information on FPAs  (29.0 KB  PDF)
CR-101 Proposed Statement of Inquiry for Unstable Slopes Information on FPAs

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