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12/20/2013
DNR puts geoduck tract off-limits, pending further testing

12/13/2013
New rules for Forest Practices hydraulic projects effective December 30, 2013

12/06/2013
Trust land acquisition will create more school construction revenue

12/06/2013
Community input sought at Tunerville public meeting

12/05/2013
Work begins to lift the Helena Star from Hylebos Waterway

12/02/2013
New green dot roads to open in DNR’s Wenas area

11/27/2013
Public lands maps popular with outdoor recreation enthusiasts are updated by DNR

11/26/2013
Proposed Mount Si NRCA expansion will protect important forest lands for conservation

11/20/2013
Work begins to remove derelict vessel Helena Star from Hylebos Waterway

11/07/2013
State Natural Resources Board acts to preserve forestland in I-90 corridor

11/01/2013
Public meetings on a Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement for OESF Forest Land Plan

11/01/2013
State DNR project will improve navigation and protect aquatic lands in two San Juan county harbors

10/25/2013
DNR restoration project will improve habitat, public safety in marine waters in eastern Jefferson County

10/22/2013
Public auctions for vineyard, irrigated crop, or orchard leases in Wahluke Slope area near Mattawa

10/22/2013
State DNR, contractor removing sunken vessel from Quartermaster Harbor

10/18/2013
State DNR to remove derelict vessel Golden West

10/15/2013
Community input sought on Naneum recreation options

10/15/2013
Forest Health Restoration Pilot Project targets northeast Washington forest landowners in Kettle and Sanpoil Watersheds

10/08/2013
Funding available for forest landowners in Okanogan and Ferry counties

10/07/2013
Chewelah area community prepares for future wildfire

10/03/2013
State Natural Resources Board Approves Farmland Purchase

09/30/2013
Teanaway land purchase clears the way for Washington’s first community forest

09/24/2013
Fire danger rating and burning restrictions drop in parts of northeast Washington

09/23/2013
CANCELLED: Celebrate Yacolt Burn this National Public Lands Day

09/19/2013
UPDATED: DNR lifts statewide burn ban effective today, September 18

09/16/2013
State DNR preparing to remove derelict pilings and an old dilapidated dock from the shores of Fox Island

09/13/2013
Hunters urged to help prevent wildfires

09/10/2013
Nominate your Volunteer Hero today!

09/09/2013
Culvert replacement in Tahuya State Forest will affect recreation access week of September 16

09/09/2013
DNR to hold forest health workshops

09/05/2013
Public Invited to Workshops on Tool Supporting Sustainable Biomass Energy Industry

09/04/2013
Department of Natural Resources land exchange enhances state land trust income and assets

09/04/2013
Kent volunteers to receive Urban Forestry Stewardship Award

08/30/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands lifts ban on certain campfires in Eastern Washington

08/28/2013
Public encouraged to heed fire safety this Labor Day weekend

08/26/2013
REVISED DUE TO RECENT RAIN: Fire danger very high; Industrial operations in forested areas remain Level 1 in eastern Washington

08/23/2013
Fire danger very high; industrial operations in forested areas limited in eastern Washington

08/22/2013
Commissioner Goldmark, Director Alvarado-Ramos and Congressman Smith join partners to celebrate progress in restoring Swan Creek watershed

08/21/2013
Prolonged dry conditions cause extreme wildfire hazard

08/21/2013
Sasquatch Family Helps You Avoid a $99 Ticket

08/15/2013
Public Invited to Offer Testimony on the Proposed Boundary Expansion for Kennedy Creek Preserve on August 28

08/15/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands lifts ban on certain campfires in Western Washington

08/15/2013
Media invited to tour restoration success in Swan Creek watershed by Puget SoundCorps crews, Aug. 20

08/09/2013
Volunteers needed to help clean up beaches in Fidalgo Bay, August 18

08/02/2013
Board of Natural Resources authorizes new Teanaway Community Forest

08/02/2013
DNR announces trial geoduck aquaculture leases

08/02/2013
Extreme fire risk prompts state natural resource and fire protection agencies to call for extreme caution

07/31/2013
Board of Natural Resources to meet Friday, August 2

07/31/2013
Media covering wildfires urged to respect roadblocks and areas closed for public safety

07/30/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands bans all outdoor burning (includes Q&A)

07/29/2013
Fire danger rating increases to ‘high’ in Stevens, Pend Oreille and Ferry counties

07/25/2013
DNR invites the public to learn more about recreation planning for Green Mountain and Tahuya state forests

07/22/2013
Fire precaution levels increase in portions of Eastern Washington

07/18/2013
Fire danger rating increases to ‘high’ in Okanogan County

07/17/2013
Industrial operations are limited in Eastern Washington for people working in forested areas

07/11/2013
Volunteers needed to help clean up beach near Point Robinson, July 21

07/08/2013
Public hearing July 22 for proposed boundary expansion of Upper Dry Gulch NAP

07/03/2013
Natural Resources Board approves land transfer to create county park at Lake Whatcom

07/03/2013
East Lewis County wildland fire investigation concluded

07/02/2013
High fire danger rating in Spokane, Lincoln and portions of Stevens County

07/01/2013
DNR urges wildfire awareness this Fourth of July

06/28/2013
Summer burn ban to take place on all DNR-protected lands

06/27/2013
Board of Natural Resources approves land transfer to State Department of Fish and Wildlife

06/19/2013
Board of Natural Resources to meet Wednesday, June 26

06/17/2013
State DNR, contractor to remove derelict net pen near Dockton Beach Park

06/13/2013
Media invited to June 26 Helitack training

06/12/2013
Heightened tree mortality in Western Washington

06/11/2013
Media invited to annual wildfire orientation

06/10/2013
Reiter Foothills opens for weekends this summer

06/07/2013
DNR files lawsuit to recover Taylor Bridge Fire suppression costs

06/05/2013
DNR and WSU Extension offer hands-on forest health workshop

06/04/2013
Natural Resources Board approves additional conservation land on Kitsap Peninsula

05/31/2013
DNR seeks input on proposed transfer of 28 acres to conservation status

05/29/2013
Commissioner and Governor prepare for fire season

05/29/2013
Media invited to observe wildfire drills: May 30 and June 1

05/21/2013
Media Wildfire Orientation offered in Seattle May 29

05/20/2013
Governor Inslee signs bill strengthening the state’s ability to address derelict vessels

05/20/2013
Wildfire prevention tips for this Memorial Day Weekend

05/16/2013
Proposed Farm Bill provisions would help state maintain access to wildfire emergency resources

05/16/2013
State DNR and USFWS to hold public meetings on strategy to conserve marbled murrelets

05/15/2013
Celebrate National Trails Day June 1 – Volunteer on state lands

05/15/2013
Washington State Department of Natural Resources to partner with U.S. Navy in Hood Canal

05/10/2013
State DNR to close Preachers Slough Road, May 13 - 24

05/08/2013
Washington State Department of Natural Resources hires Mary Verner

05/06/2013
Cle Elum community to receive Washington’s 100th Firewise Communities/USA® Award, May 10

05/06/2013
Update on Westside Wildfires

05/05/2013
Westside Wildfires Fanned by East Winds

05/02/2013
Wildfire Awareness Week is May 5 - 11

04/30/2013
Public invited to a community meeting on proposed non-motorized recreation trail plan for Reiter Foothills

04/30/2013
Firewood cutting permits available for some trust land sites

04/25/2013
Culvert replacement will affect weekday recreation in the Blanchard Forest Block

04/25/2013
State DNR, Kitsap Parks and Recreation teaming up to remove creosote debris from county beaches

04/22/2013
Get involved during National Volunteer Week

04/19/2013
Interagency team launches new website for coastal and ocean planning

04/18/2013
Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering this weekend

04/17/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark Presents a Volunteer Hero Award to Ron Downing

04/12/2013
State DNR removing derelict vessels from pier in Guemes Channel

04/10/2013
Eighty-two cities in Washington go the extra mile for healthy urban forests

04/08/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands to participate in Great Gravel Pack-In on April 13

04/08/2013
Wildfire season officially begins April 15

04/03/2013
State DNR adopts mooring buoy management plan for Quartermaster Harbor

04/02/2013
Board approves expansion of Trout Lake Natural Area in Klickitat County

03/29/2013
Public has two opportunities to join discussion on Naneum Ridge to Columbia River recreation plan

03/28/2013
DNR releases preliminary report on Whidbey Island Landslide

03/27/2013
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark honors DNR employees for achievements

03/21/2013
Proposed exchange of parcels between state trusts will be topic of public hearing on April 2 in Port Orchard

03/20/2013
DNR earned $296 million for public schools, county services & other state trust beneficiaries last year

03/11/2013
Woodard Bay NRCA will reopen March 15

03/07/2013
Hearing scheduled on proposed state trust land exchange in Benton County

03/05/2013
Board of Natural Resources approves purchase of 460 acres of working forest in eastern King County

03/04/2013
New Capitol State Forest map released

02/21/2013
Private forest landowners receive help on salmon recovery

02/14/2013
Legislation aims to lessen taxpayer burden by strengthening the state’s Derelict Vessel Removal Program

02/07/2013
Multi-partner project will remove hundreds of toxic creosote pilings from Budd Inlet shores

02/05/2013
Washington State Board on Geographic Names announces new names

01/15/2013
Goldmark re-elected chair of state Board of Natural Resources

01/11/2013
DNR Responds to Labor and Industries Citation

01/08/2013
Fire hazards reduction grants available

01/08/2013
Join off-road vehicle enthusiasts for test rides at Reiter Foothills

01/04/2013
Mount Si parking lot closed to assist with rescue efforts

01/03/2013
State DNR to remove old creosote pilings from Similk Bay and Swinomish Channel in January

12/17/2012
State agencies seek public advice on Naneum recreation plan

12/17/2012
DNR Releases Taylor Bridge Fire Investigation

12/12/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark announces employee award for Reiter Foothills effort

12/06/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark presents the first Volunteer Hero awards

12/04/2012
Land transfer protects jobs and spotted owls in Skamania County

11/28/2012
Rains wash out bridge in Tahuya State Forest

11/26/2012
Discover Pass: A great gift idea

11/15/2012
State Committee on Geographic Names to meet on Friday, November 16

11/14/2012
State DNR to hold public meeting on Quartermaster Harbor Mooring Plan

11/06/2012
Board of Natural Resources approves additional acres for working forest at Lake Roesiger

10/31/2012
Nisqually Land Trust completes 2,500-acre wildlife corridor near Mount Rainier

10/31/2012
Proposed boundary of 85-acre conservation area subject of public hearing November 15

10/25/2012
Road closure in Ahtanum State Forest extended through November 30

10/22/2012
Fire danger rating drops in Okanogan County and other parts of northeast Washington

10/18/2012
DNR and Point Ruston reach agreement to help clean up Puget Sound

10/16/2012
Fire danger rating drops in parts of northeast Washington

10/16/2012
DNR to hold hands-on forest health field workshops

10/15/2012
DNR statewide burn ban ends at midnight, October 15

10/12/2012
Walker Valley Recreation Trails open in time for Weekend

10/12/2012
Table Mountain Fire Update - Final

10/10/2012
Wildfire suppression efforts continue closure at Naneum Ridge State Forest

10/08/2012
Powerline 2 Fire Update, Oct. 8, 2012

10/08/2012
Walker Valley recreational area closed due to fire danger

10/08/2012
DNR designation of 80 acres to conservation status subject of hearing

10/08/2012
Former gravel mining site at Maury Island Marine Park sees restoration through State Jobs Bill

10/08/2012
Most of Woodard Bay NRCA closed November 1 for restoration

10/07/2012
Powerline 2 Fire Update: October 7, 2012

10/06/2012
Powerline 2 Fire Update: October 6, 2012

10/05/2012
Powerline 2 Fire Update: October 5, 2012

10/05/2012
Public Hearings on Trout Lake NAP Proposed Boundary Expansion

10/04/2012
Dry conditions and extreme wildfire risk lead to burn ban extension by DNR through October 15

10/03/2012
Restrictions are eased for industrial operations, even as burn ban is extended

10/02/2012
Workshop for landowners affected by recent fires

09/28/2012
State Committee on Geographic Names reschedules next meeting to November 16

09/28/2012
Burn ban is extended, even as restrictions are eased for industrial operations

09/28/2012
Local governments can get help to restore urban forests

09/26/2012
DNR to hold forest health workshops

09/20/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands announces first annual Volunteer Hero Award

09/20/2012
Industrial fire precaution levels increase for people working in the woods

09/20/2012
Industrial operations are restricted in Eastern Washington for people working in the woods

09/19/2012
Industrial operations are shut down for people working in the woods

09/19/2012
Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering on state lands Sept. 29

09/17/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark announces quarterly award for DNR employee

09/14/2012
Statewide burn ban in effect

09/12/2012
Weather carries smoke from eastern Washington fires

09/12/2012
Agreement will assist small forest landowners in developing more sustainable forests

09/12/2012
Tribes and Commissioner Goldmark to hold summit

09/10/2012
Mystery Bay planning team earns national award

09/10/2012
DNR and Local Fire Districts Respond to Wildfires

09/09/2012
DNR, USFS and Local Fire Districts Respond to Wildfires

09/07/2012
Goldmark urges extra caution this weekend as wildfire conditions intensify across Eastern Washington

09/07/2012
Little Park Creek Fire Update: September 6, 5:00 P.M.

09/06/2012
Little Park Creek Fire: DNR and Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue Respond to Wildfire Northeast of Ellensburg

09/04/2012
Commissioner Goldmark adds two seasoned professionals to executive ranks

09/04/2012
New mountain bike trail in Tiger Mountain State Forest will open Wednesday, September 5

09/04/2012
Board of Natural Resources approves new conservation area in east Pierce County that protects old-growth forest

08/29/2012
Ahtanum State Forest campgrounds to reopen after wildfire

08/23/2012
Community meeting on proposed boat launch for Elk River Natural Resources Conservation Area

08/23/2012
Goldmark Declares Forest Health Hazard Warnings

08/22/2012
Wildfire forces closure at Ahtanum State Forest

08/20/2012
State Committee on Geographic Names to consider several proposals at next meeting

08/17/2012
Goldmark announces new members of executive team

08/16/2012
Goldmark asks for public’s help due to extremely high wildfire potential

08/15/2012
Goldmark visits Taylor Bridge Fire

08/14/2012
Commissioner Goldmark to visit Taylor Bridge Fire

08/10/2012
DNR adds law enforcement officer

08/07/2012
Board of Natural Resources approves document guiding long-term Marbled Murrelet Conservation Strategy

08/03/2012
Auction of state trust land in Okanogan County scheduled for August 22, 2012

08/03/2012
Fire season heating up

08/02/2012
Wildfire preparedness information available for Ferry County residents

08/02/2012
Increase in fire precaution levels, fire danger rating, and campfire restrictions in northeast Washington

08/02/2012
Riders leave first tracks at Reiter Foothills

07/27/2012
Commissioner Goldmark statement on recovery of diver

07/26/2012
Fire danger rating increases in portions of Stevens County

07/25/2012
DNR releases name of diver presumed dead while diving off Bainbridge Island

07/23/2012
Funds available to remove fish passage barriers

07/18/2012
Foster Creek Fire update – 8:00 a.m.

07/17/2012
Foster Creek Fire update – 9:00 a.m.

07/17/2012
State Board of Natural Resources special meeting in August

07/16/2012
Foster Creek Fire update – 4:00 p.m.

07/16/2012
Foster Creek Fire update - 10:00 a.m.

07/12/2012
Fire danger rating increases in Spokane, Ferry, and portions of Lincoln and Stevens counties

07/10/2012
DNR firefighters gain control of 13 fires that started Monday

07/10/2012
Navarre Fire Update – 8:00am

07/10/2012
DNR public hearing Wednesday night on proposed Butler Hill trust land exchange

07/09/2012
Navarre Fire & Chelan Butte Fire Update – 9:30am

07/09/2012
Navarre Fire Update – 5:00am

07/09/2012
Prime irrigated agriculture parcel for lease in Benton County

07/08/2012
Fire season has started in Washington State

07/05/2012
Goldendale Public meetings on ‘forest health hazard warning’

07/03/2012
Landowner cooperation requested during wildfire season

07/03/2012
Reconfiguration of state trust lands near Lake Whatcom approved

07/03/2012
Public meetings on ‘forest health hazard warning’

07/02/2012
Commissioner Goldmark announces Forest Health Hazard Warning; cites concerns for catastrophic wildfire

06/29/2012
Commissioner Goldmark to announce Forest Health Hazard Warning; cites concerns for catastrophic wildfire

06/29/2012
Helicopter firefighter crews ready for holiday weekend

06/26/2012
Rescheduled: Media invited to June 28 Helitack training, weather permitting

06/26/2012
CANCELED: Helitack training event canceled due to weather conditions

06/25/2012
DNR urges fire safety this Fourth of July

06/25/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands to tour Reiter Foothills motorized trail system

06/20/2012
PSA for Fourth of July fire safety available

06/20/2012
First permit fee increase since 1993 prevents program cuts

06/19/2012
Media invited to June 21 Firefighter Guard School

06/18/2012
Road Closures: Green Mountain and Tahuya State Forest

06/15/2012
DNR to present preliminary plan, progress report for Quartermaster Harbor mooring buoys

06/13/2012
Media invited to annual wildfire orientation

06/12/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark announces quarterly award for DNR employee

06/12/2012
DNR hearings about proposed exchange of state trust lands on Olympic Peninsula

06/12/2012
Settlement averts challenge to Forest Practices Habitat Conservation Plan

06/07/2012
Vessel that sank in Penn Cove to be scrapped in Seattle shipyard

06/06/2012
Mount Rainier lahar losses could reach $6 billion or more in Puyallup Valley

06/05/2012
Wahkiakum County to receive funds for transfer of state forestlands off-limits to timber harvests

06/04/2012
Media Wildfire Orientation offered in Olympia June 12

06/04/2012
Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee meets

06/01/2012
Naneum Ridge recreation planning area doubles in size

05/24/2012
Stevens County fuel reduction project credited for preventing spread of wildfire

05/23/2012
A new trail is only the start in the Middle Fork

05/22/2012
Road closure in Ahtanum State Forest will limit some weekday recreation this summer

05/22/2012
Removal of sunken vessel in Penn Cove to begin soon

05/21/2012
Wildfire prevention tips for Memorial Day weekend

05/18/2012
State Committee on Geographic Names Meets

05/17/2012
Public access to Barbecue Flats closed

05/15/2012
Commissioner and Governor prepare for fire season

05/14/2012
DNR took steps to remove boat from Penn Cove

05/10/2012
Volunteers lock and load to clean up Elbe State Forest

05/10/2012
Volunteer for safe campfire pits

05/07/2012
Summer burn ban to take place on all DNR-protected lands

05/07/2012
Public invited to help DNR develop a mooring buoy plan for Quartermaster Harbor, May 31

05/07/2012
Wildfire Awareness Week is May 6 - 12

05/07/2012
DNR transfer of 67 acres to conservation status subject of hearing

05/03/2012
Proposed exchange of parcels between state trusts is the topic of a May 10 public hearing in Enumclaw

05/03/2012
Goldmark’s request helps cash-strapped counties

05/03/2012
Joint training session for Type 3 wildfire teams

05/03/2012
Yacolt Burn State Forest repair work will affect recreation access through summer

05/02/2012
DNR temporarily closes section of ORV trail in Walker Valley

05/02/2012
Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee meets

05/01/2012
North Bend bunker demolition proceeds quickly

05/01/2012
Board approves DNR purchase of farm land in Benton County to help fund school construction trust

04/23/2012
Join Smokey Bear and volunteer for safe campfire pits April 29

04/23/2012
Celebration of Arbor Day set for Spokane this week

04/23/2012
Public meeting May 8 on design concepts for Secret Harbor public access and environmental education

04/19/2012
USFWS, DNR to Gather Public Input on Marbled Murrelet Plan

04/16/2012
State DNR and FWS to hold public meetings on strategy to conserve marbled murrelets

04/16/2012
Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee meets

04/11/2012
State DNR to kick off recreation planning for the Naneum Ridge State Forest

04/11/2012
DNR to open Tiger Mountain State Forest seasonal mountain bike trails

04/10/2012
Eighty-three cities in Washington go the extra mile for healthy urban forests

04/09/2012
Wildfire Awareness Week is May 6 - 12

04/03/2012
Wildfire season officially begins April 15th

04/03/2012
Board of Natural Resources meets in Olympia

03/30/2012
DNR to close access to illegal and unauthorized mountain bike trails in northeastern Whatcom County

03/28/2012
Tons of toxic creosote debris to be removed from Puget Sound beach and lagoon

03/28/2012
DNR to hold second community workshop about Woodard Bay NRCA

03/26/2012
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark announces achievement awards to DNR staff

03/26/2012
State Committee on Geographic Names to consider several proposals

03/26/2012
Forest Practices Adaptive Management Science Conference is Tuesday

03/23/2012
Public invited to learn more about DNR biomass supply study

03/21/2012
DNR welcomes its newest law enforcement officers

03/21/2012
Work party at Mima Mounds NAP Saturday, March 24

03/20/2012
Interactive Tsunami Evacuation Maps Now Available for the Pacific Northwest

03/19/2012
Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee meets again

03/19/2012
Public hearings on Forestry Riparian Easement Program proposed rules changes

03/19/2012
Public hearing on Columbia Hills NAP proposed boundary expansion

03/16/2012
State Resources Board Approves Major Addition to Morning Star NRCA in Snohomish County

03/15/2012
All-digital Annual Report allows DNR to expand distribution while reducing costs

03/13/2012
State DNR to host the 7th annual Great Gravel Pack-in March 31 in Capitol State Forest

03/12/2012
Commissioner Goldmark to release biomass supply study

03/07/2012
DNR to reopen trails and trailheads in Mount Si NRCA Friday, March 9

03/07/2012
DNR recruiting new firefighters

03/06/2012
Goldmark Questions NOAA’s Proposed Tsunami Program Cuts

03/02/2012
Statement from Commissioner Goldmark on retirement of Congressman Norm Dicks

03/01/2012
DNR to hold two public workshops for Woodard Bay NRCA

02/29/2012
Statement from Commissioner Goldmark on receiving petitions about coal exports

02/28/2012
Agencies take action to prevent wild geoduck poaching

02/27/2012
Update: Mount Si, Little Si Trailheads and Trails Remain Closed

02/24/2012
Update: Mount Si and Little Si Trailheads and Trails Closed through Tuesday, February 28, 2012

02/23/2012
State Board of Natural Resources March meeting

02/22/2012
Update: Mount Si and Little Si trailheads and trails closed at least through Friday, Feb. 24

02/17/2012
Mt. Si and Little Si Trailhead and Trails to Remain Closed

02/14/2012
First meeting of Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee

02/13/2012
Grant funding and engines available to qualified fire districts and departments

02/09/2012
Forest health and fire hazard reduction grants available

02/08/2012
Supreme Court affirms Commissioner Goldmark’s defense of state trust lands

02/07/2012
State Resources Board designates four ‘public place areas’ requested by WDOT for State Route 520’s right-of-way

02/02/2012
Governor Gregoire, Commissioner Goldmark laud USDA forest action

02/01/2012
Public hearing on proposal that would open future expansion of Doty/Dryad Cemetery

01/30/2012
Public meeting (Feb. 8) planned to seek ideas for permanently funding Forest Riparian Easement Program

01/30/2012
Douglas-fir tussock moth defoliation increases in the Blue Mountains

01/24/2012
Commissioner Goldmark convenes Forest Health Technical Advisory Committee

01/23/2012
State DNR to kick off recreation planning for the Snoqualmie corridor

01/17/2012
DNR cancels open house for Snoqualmie Corridor recreation planning kick off

01/11/2012
Public Hearing on proposed boundary expansion of Mima Mounds NAP

01/10/2012
Board of Natural Resources approves the addition of forested state trust land in Pacific County

12/21/2011
Removal of 970,000 pound tank from Aquatic Reserve begins

12/20/2011
Public hearings on Forest Practices Board Proposed Rules

12/14/2011
Media Advisory: State Board of Natural Resources January meeting

12/07/2011
State Parks, DNR Announce Changes to Winter Recreation Requirements

12/06/2011
State Natural Resources Board approves parkland transfer to Kitsap County and acquisition of 1,777-acre working forest on Olympic Peninsula

12/01/2011
State DNR to auction commercially zoned property in North Bend

12/01/2011
Cutting “Christmas” trees or boughs from state trust lands steals money from schools and can damage forests

11/18/2011
State DNR to reopen two campgrounds in Tahuya State Forest on December 1

11/17/2011
Chum salmon return to McLane Creek

11/16/2011
Commissioner Peter Goldmark urges Governor to distribute $10 million to cash-strapped counties

11/15/2011
Grays Harbor cleanup complete at Damon Point

11/14/2011
Commissioner Goldmark initiates Tier Two Forest Health Hazard Warning

11/10/2011
DNR, Ecology announce Puget SoundCorps

11/07/2011
SoundCorps to help recover Puget Sound

11/01/2011
Board of Natural Resources meets in Olympia

10/19/2011
Public auctions for agricultural leases in Franklin, Grant counties

10/10/2011
Public hearing on the increased burn permit fee

10/10/2011
Board of Natural Resources lowers DNR management fees to send up to $5 million more to several counties

10/05/2011
New approach gives school officials affordable and accurate ways to judge earthquake risks to buildings

09/30/2011
Okanogan County fire danger remains ‘high’

09/29/2011
State Board of Natural Resources October meeting

09/28/2011
DNR to end statewide burn ban

09/28/2011
Commissioner’s statement on $80 million biomass to jet fuel award to UW and WSU

09/20/2011
Commissioner Goldmark to attend National Public Lands Day volunteer celebration in Yacolt Burn State Forest

09/20/2011
Commissioner Peter Goldmark to dedicate new shelter, viewing platform at McLane Nature Trail

09/15/2011
Improvements to Samish Overlook Day-use Area means temporary closure beginning Sept. 20

09/14/2011
Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering on state trust lands Sept. 24

09/09/2011
Summit of Tribes and Commissioner Goldmark

09/08/2011
Commissioner Goldmark to assess Monastery Complex Fire

09/07/2011
Fire danger rating increase in Spokane, Lincoln, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties

09/07/2011
Fire precaution level for woods workers is raised in Ferry and Okanogan Counties

09/07/2011
Illegal Trail Building Occurring in National Scenic Area

09/06/2011
Goldmark praises board action to keep current percentage of state timber funds flowing to schools, local governments

09/02/2011
Cause of Salmon Wildfire determined

09/02/2011
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to designate Nisqually Aquatic Reserve

09/01/2011
Campfire restrictions on DNR campgrounds in Okanogan County

09/01/2011
Supreme Court requires Attorney General to represent Commissioner of Public Lands

08/31/2011
Public hearing September 22 in Northport on proposed boundary for Trombetta Canyon Natural Area Preserve

08/30/2011
Western Spruce Budworm damage intensifies in parts of Washington

08/29/2011
Public encouraged to heed fire safety this Labor Day weekend

08/24/2011
DNR to demonstrate how to protect homes from wildfire

08/18/2011
Lake Roesiger tour of a working forest saved from conversion to housing development

08/16/2011
Rural sawmill creates 34 jobs with renewable energy project

08/04/2011
Fire danger rating and precaution level for woods workers increases in Northeast region

08/03/2011
Discover Pass revenue helping to reopen closed recreation areas

08/03/2011
Progress report released for DNR’s Strategic Plan

08/02/2011
Fire danger rating increases in Northeast region

07/29/2011
Culvert replacement at Walker Valley ORV riding area will affect some recreation access week of August 1

07/28/2011
State DNR temporarily closes Sherry Creek Campground for safety reasons

07/28/2011
DNR observes tree-damaging caterpillar in Spokane County

07/27/2011
Grant funding and wildland fire training available to qualified fire districts and fire departments

07/22/2011
Volunteer work party at Mima Mounds Thursday, August 4

07/21/2011
Free Firewise workshops offered in Colville and Spokane

07/19/2011
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark announces quarterly awards for two DNR employees

07/15/2011
DNR to host open house for proposed Nisqually Reach Aquatic Reserve

07/07/2011
Fire danger rating increases to ‘moderate’ in Okanogan County

07/06/2011
UW to present progress on forest biomass study

07/01/2011
DNR welcomes its newest law enforcement officer

06/30/2011
Fourth of July reminders: Discover Pass goes into effect

06/30/2011
Fire danger rating increases to ‘moderate’ in Spokane and portions of Lincoln and Stevens County

06/29/2011
Burn ban on all DNR-protected lands - In effect July 1 – September 30, 2011

06/24/2011
Timber Harvest this Summer means heavy truck traffic in parts of Ahtanum State Forest beginning June 27

06/21/2011
Media invited to June 28 Helitack training

06/20/2011
Discover Pass now Available

06/16/2011
Help DNR Plan for the Future of Recreation in Kitsap, Mason Counties

06/14/2011
Public comment period extended on the proposed boundary for Trombetta Canyon Natural Area Preserve

06/14/2011
State Employees Receive National Award

06/13/2011
Sealed bid public auction July 15 for commercial lease of state trust lands in Franklin County

06/10/2011
Outdoor controlled burn planned on Olympic Peninsula

06/10/2011
Woodard Bay sees changes in public access: openings and closings One trail closes while small boat access opens for summer

06/09/2011
Bainbridge Island plans for wildfire protection

06/08/2011
Board of Natural Resources approves Lake Roesiger land purchase, keeping 2,845 acres as working forest

06/07/2011
Media Wildfire Orientation offered in Olympia June 23

06/07/2011
Media invited to annual wildfire orientation

06/01/2011
Public Hearing on the proposed boundary expansion for Admiralty Inlet NAP

06/01/2011
Habitat, public access improved at Preacher's Slough

05/26/2011
Public Informational Workshop on mooring buoys in Quartermaster Harbor

05/26/2011
Help keep forests safe and accessible; train to be a forest watch volunteer June 11, 2011

05/26/2011
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark and Governor Gregoire to participate in state firefighters' tests

05/25/2011
Recreation alert: Road closures on eastern slope of Cascades may affect travel plans Memorial Day weekend

05/25/2011
Celebrate National Trails Day – Volunteer on state lands

05/24/2011
Wildfire prevention tips for Memorial Day weekend

05/19/2011
State DNR to open Lake Spokane boat launch for May 20-22 weekend

05/18/2011
DNR to hold public auction June 7 to lease state trust lands for grazing in Ferry County

05/17/2011
DNR and Bainbridge address trespasses in Eagle Harbor

05/13/2011
DNR reopens Samish Overlook day-use area

05/13/2011
Public hearing on the proposed boundary for Trombetta Canyon Natural Area Preserve

05/12/2011
Governor signs Discover Pass into law

05/12/2011
DNR firefighters receive national recognition

05/10/2011
Forest Practices Board takes important steps to protect clean water and public safety

05/06/2011
Summer burn ban to take place on all DNR-protected lands

05/03/2011
Marbled murrelet subject of plan for long-term conservation strategy

05/02/2011
Dabob Bay lands are topic of public hearing May 12

04/29/2011
Community Forest Trust bill signed into law by Governor Gregoire

04/29/2011
Governor signs biomass-to-aviation fuel bill

04/29/2011
Join DNR on walks, tours, paddles and other fun activities in natural area gems throughout Washington

04/29/2011
State DNR temporarily closes Samish overlook day-use area

04/28/2011
Wildfire Awareness Week is May 1 - 7

04/28/2011
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR operations in South Puget Sound Region

04/27/2011
Lake Whatcom inter-trust exchange subject of public hearing May 9

04/26/2011
Free Firewise Workshop in Spokane May 19-20

04/22/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: DNR will dedicate new bridge for motorized recreation in Capitol State Forest April 30

04/21/2011
Commissioner Goldmark applauds passage of recreation pass

04/21/2011
State DNR reaches milestone in developing recreation opportunities for Reiter Foothills Forest

04/21/2011
Public invited to Boundary Hearing for Lummi Island Natural Resources Conservation Area

04/21/2011
Public invited to evening Boundary Hearing for Morning Star Natural Resources Conservation Area

04/13/2011
Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up Tahuya State Forest

04/13/2011
Earth Day Volunteer Activities at Washougal Oaks and Mima Mounds Natural Areas on April 23

04/12/2011
Wildfire season officially begins April 15th

04/11/2011
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Northwest Region

04/07/2011
Commissioner Goldmark calls on the legislature to support regulatory oversight of the timber industry to protect public health and safety

04/05/2011
Resources board takes action to deliver more non-tax revenue for school construction

03/25/2011
Public Lands Commissioner proposes increasing funds for school construction and communities

03/16/2011
DNR meetings about proposed exchange of state trust lands on Olympic Peninsula

03/10/2011
Illegal dumping on Washington State trust lands costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to taxpayers annually

03/08/2011
DNR-managed forestlands helped state’s private-sector timber economy retain jobs in 2010

03/02/2011
Land transfers will direct $38 million into public school construction

02/24/2011
Conversion of Washington's forestland is subject of online conversation

02/22/2011
Commissioner Goldmark sends letter of appreciation to U.S. Coast Guard for decision to remove Davy Crockett

02/22/2011
Creosote dock to be removed from old Marine Station on Budd Inlet

02/17/2011
State DNR schedules March 2 hearing in Pasco on proposed exchange of state trust land with city

02/10/2011
Agency improves firefighting while saving money

02/08/2011
Report details compliance with Forest Practice Rules

02/02/2011
Legislation aims to maintain recreation access on state lands

01/31/2011
Bill would establish the Community Forest Trust

01/24/2011
Preacher Slough Road closed January 25 for bridge construction

01/20/2011
Tree-damaging caterpillar outbreak in Spokane County and Northern Idaho

01/19/2011
DNR announces 2010 volunteer fire assistance grants to 23 districts and departments across Washington

01/19/2011
Bill improves state’s ability to remove derelict vessels

01/14/2011
Goldmark appoints new Director of Communications & Outreach at DNR

01/12/2011
EPA will continue to recognize biomass as renewable

01/11/2011
Forest Biomass Initiative to take next step: Aviation biofuel

01/05/2011
State DNR saving millions of dollars in fuel and vehicle costs

01/04/2011
Wind power projects generate more than $1 million in 2010

01/04/2011
Board of Natural Resources approves land exchange with Department of Fish and Wildlife

12/30/2010
Mount St. Helens forest conserved

12/28/2010
Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark announces achievement awards to DNR staff

12/22/2010
Forest Biomass Initiative report now available

12/21/2010
Firewood cutting permit process changes for State Trust forests in southwest Washington

12/20/2010
State DNR and City of Bainbridge Island enter into lease agreement for Eagle Harbor Open Water Marina

12/20/2010
Public invited to comment on the proposed motorized recreation trail plan for Reiter Foothills Forest

12/15/2010
DNR announces Ready Reserve Wildfire Training schedule

12/13/2010
State DNR asks public to report new landslides

12/08/2010
State DNR selects group to conduct statewide forest biomass supply assessment

12/07/2010
Board of Natural Resources approves return of Sultan Basin Road parcel to Snohomish County ownership

12/02/2010
State DNR to unveil proposed motorized recreation trails and facilities for Reiter Foothills Forest

11/19/2010
State DNR and Skagit County partner to reopen Samish Island Day Use Area

11/18/2010
Commissioner Goldmark rededicates Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve in Whatcom County

11/16/2010
Media Advisory: Goldmark to re-dedicate Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve in Whatcom County

11/03/2010
Commissioner Goldmark officially designates Protection Island as an Aquatic Reserve

11/02/2010
Board of Natural Resources protects 122 acres in Morning Star NRCA

11/01/2010
Tribes and State DNR to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

11/01/2010
Media Advisory: Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to designate new Aquatic Reserve in Puget Sound

10/26/2010
State DNR works with local fire districts to protect communities

10/22/2010
DNR schedules November 4 hearing in Ellensburg on proposed exchange of state trust land designations

10/22/2010
Proper tree care can minimize hazards during storms

10/20/2010
Piling removal next step to returning waterfront to people of Tacoma

10/19/2010
Media Advisory: Commissioner Goldmark and Congressman Dicks to recognize historic work at former Asarco site along Tacoma’s waterfront

10/14/2010
Commissioner Goldmark designates first Aquatic Reserve in Puget Sound since taking office

10/13/2010
State DNR to kick off recreation planning process for Green Mountain and Tahuya State Forests

10/12/2010
Fire danger rating drops in Okanogan County

10/12/2010
Goldmark appoints new region manager to lead DNR’s Southeast Region

10/08/2010
Media Advisory: Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to designate newest Aquatic Reserve in Puget Sound

10/06/2010
DNR to hold informational meeting about Newberry Hill reconveyance

09/22/2010
March Point Shoreline Restoration Scheduled for October

09/21/2010
DNR lifts statewide burn ban

09/21/2010
Fire danger rating drops in parts of northeast Washington

09/17/2010
Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering on state lands Sept. 25

09/16/2010
DNR to host open house for proposed Protection Island Aquatic Reserve

09/15/2010
Natural Resources Tribal Summit sought common ground with tribes on state land access, management and stewardship issues

09/13/2010
State DNR, Olympic National Forest, Olympic National Park to host open house to recruit volunteers

09/13/2010
Informational meeting about Sadie Creek ‘reconveyance’

09/09/2010
DNR eases fire danger warning levels in Northeast counties

09/09/2010
State Natural Resources Board approves purchase of 1,300 acres for working forest in Skagit, Snohomish counties

09/07/2010
Grant funding and wildland fire training available to qualified fire districts and fire departments

09/04/2010
Statement by Peter Goldmark on John Arum

09/02/2010
Fire precaution level for woods workers is lowered in parts of Okanogan County

09/01/2010
Budget issues compel state DNR to close Island Camp Campground in Yakima County

09/01/2010
DNR and WSU Extension foresters to conduct workshop for landowners affected by the Slide Creek Fire

08/27/2010
DNR dispatches hundreds to help fight Eastern Washington wildfires

08/27/2010
State DNR tackles problem boats to clean up Puget Sound

08/26/2010
Winds pushing wildfires across Eastern Washington

08/26/2010
DNR encourages the public to heed fire safety this Labor Day weekend

08/25/2010
State DNR’s online ‘Forum’ to focus on recreation issues

08/25/2010
Open House about restoration and projects at Woodard Bay NRCA

08/20/2010
Fire precaution level for woods workers raised in Ferry and Okanogan counties

08/19/2010
DNR dispatch fielding high number of calls for abandoned campfires

08/19/2010
DNR announces RFP for forest biomass supply study

08/18/2010
Board of Natural Resources to meet on Wednesday September 8

08/17/2010
No campfires at Leader Lake Campground

08/16/2010
State DNR adopts recreation plan for Western Yacolt Burn Forest

08/13/2010
DNR warns of high fire danger

08/12/2010
Family forest owners invited to August 28 field day

08/12/2010
DNR to host open house in Coupeville for proposed Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve

08/10/2010
Fire season snapshot: More lightning strikes but fewer fires

08/05/2010
Fire danger rating increases in Northeast region

08/05/2010
Media Advisory: Press event to highlight fire prevention projects in high-risk area

07/28/2010
DNR to host informational meeting on Verizon proposal to install a wireless facility near Winthrop

07/27/2010
DNR sets open house meetings to discuss program that compensates small forest landowners for costs of regulation

07/22/2010
State DNR reopens Lake Spokane Campground

07/20/2010
State DNR and U.S. Forest Service partnering on forest biomass supply study

07/19/2010
Fire season heating up

07/14/2010
Fire danger rating increases

07/13/2010
DNR announces volunteer fire assistance grants to 70 districts and departments across Washington

07/13/2010
Part of Rattlesnake Mountain Trail closed to public July 20, 21, 22 during blasting of potentially unstable slopes

07/12/2010
Burn ban on all DNR-protected lands

07/12/2010
Media Advisory: REMINDER: DNR public meeting about Sultan Basin ‘reconveyance’ is July 13 in Sultan

07/12/2010
Commissioner Goldmark’s statement on State Supreme Court’s decision to hear his request to compel Attorney General to represent the state’s interests

07/08/2010
DNR sets July 28 hearing for Middle Fork Snoqualmie conservation area trust land exchange

07/02/2010
Prevention and enforcement patrols out for 4th of July

07/01/2010
Outdoor burning restricted in Skamania County

07/01/2010
Fire danger rating increases in Okanogan County

06/30/2010
DNR Helitack crews trained and ready for holiday weekend

06/24/2010
DNR schedules public meeting about Sultan Basin ‘reconveyance’

06/23/2010
Media Advisory: Media invited to June 29 Helitack training

06/23/2010
DNR reaches agreement on tideland trespasses; 3 firms to repay state $417,000 for unauthorized use of public tidelands

06/23/2010
DNR completes forest assessment and strategy

06/22/2010
Forests and fireworks don’t mix

06/21/2010
Commissioner Goldmark files with Supreme Court to compel Attorney General to represent the state

06/17/2010
Media Advisory:Lake Union Restoration Project to be Unveiled - Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to speak on project success

06/15/2010
Public Hearings on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for OESF Forest Land Plan

06/14/2010
Media Advsiory: Media invited to annual wildfire orientation

06/10/2010
Media Advisory: Get DNR’s wildfire news online

06/10/2010
McKenna refuses to appoint a Special Assistant Attorney General to protect Common School Trust lands in Okanogan County

06/09/2010
DNR, partners offer unique experiences on Natural Areas Appreciation Day June 19

06/09/2010
DNR schedules June 16 hearing in Stevenson on proposed land exchange between state trusts

06/08/2010
McKenna refuses to stand up for Washington’s schools, Goldmark is forced to seek other options

06/01/2010
Washington DNR employees dispatched to help in Alaska wildfire outbreak

06/01/2010
Now available —Draft Environmental Impact Statement for OESF Forest Land Plan

05/28/2010
Volunteers wanted: Help clean up state lands on National Trails Day

05/28/2010
DNR to host open-house for Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve in Bellingham

05/27/2010
State DNR invites the public to learn more about Western Yacolt Burn Forest Recreation Plan

05/25/2010
Goldmark appoints new region manager to lead DNR’s Olympic Region

05/25/2010
Funds still available to help small forest landowners remove stream blockages

05/20/2010
Media Advisory: Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark and guests to plant first grapes at Red Mountain project tomorrow

05/20/2010
Wildfire prevention tips for Memorial Day Weekend

05/19/2010
DNR schedules June 2 hearing in Sedro Woolley on proposed land exchange between state trusts

05/18/2010
Fire danger rating increases to ‘moderate’ in parts of northeastern Washington

05/13/2010
State DNR seeks volunteers to serve as campground hosts

05/13/2010
Public invited to Workshops about Draft Environmental Impact Statement for OESF Forest Land Plan

05/10/2010
State DNR releases draft recreation plan for Western Yacolt Burn Forest

05/10/2010
State DNR schedules public meeting May 18 for proposed land exchange in Pasco

05/05/2010
Family forest owners get help to reduce forest threats

05/04/2010
State Board of Natural Resources approves land transfers in San Juan and Mason counties

04/30/2010
Arbor Day Foundation supports tree planting on state land

04/29/2010
Final DNR Strategic Plan 2010-2014 released today

04/29/2010
Next week is Wildfire Awareness Week

04/28/2010
DNR begins listing of wildfire fuel reduction projects online

04/28/2010
State DNR to Temporarily Close Olympic Region Foothills Trail System

04/22/2010
State DNR releases final Reiter Foothills Forest Recreation Plan

04/22/2010
State DNR launches web-based forum for public dialog “Geoduck aquaculture on state tidelands” is first online conversation set for May 3 to May 7

04/21/2010
New more stringent dioxin levels proposed

04/20/2010
Join DNR to celebrate 40th anniversary of Earth Day

04/20/2010
DNR program to ease impact of forest practices rules on forestland owners

04/16/2010
2010 State Trust Land map now available

04/15/2010
Wildfire season officially begins

04/14/2010
Commissioner Goldmark honors cities on Arbor Day

04/13/2010
Final private inholdings in Mount Si Natural Area purchased

04/09/2010
Media Advisory: Celebration of Arbor Day set for Olympia next week

04/01/2010
Mystery Bay shellfish beds to remain open and management plan approved

03/30/2010
Two Forest Biomass Initiative pilot projects receive stimulus loans and grants

03/29/2010
State DNR 2009 Annual Report released online

03/26/2010
Changes to Spokane County burning regulations

03/25/2010
DNR and Weyerhaeuser Agree on Landslide Protections

03/19/2010
Forest Biomass Supply Agreements Bill Becomes Law

03/18/2010
Citizens asked to report illegal dumping

03/15/2010
Capitol State Forest closed to off-road riding until May 1

03/10/2010
Homeowners urged to take action early

03/09/2010
Fifth-Graders honored as Washington Arbor Day Poster Contest winners

03/08/2010
Forest Biomass Initiative passes Legislature

02/26/2010
State DNR Biologist receives The Wildlife Society Special Achievement Award

02/24/2010
Goldmark initiates creation of Blanchard Mountain NRCA

02/16/2010
Forest Practices Board simplifies application process for small forestland owners

02/03/2010
Proper tree care reduces power outages

02/02/2010
State Board of Natural Resources approves Cherry Creek forestland acquisition in King County

01/20/2010
State DNR releases final recreation plan for Ahtanum State Forest

01/15/2010
State DNR completes first Forest Land Planning effort

01/13/2010
Commissioner Goldmark announces pilot projects in Biomass Initiative

01/12/2010
Washington fifth-graders invited to enter 2010 Arbor Day poster contest

01/08/2010
Commissioner Goldmark takes the next step with Biomass Initiative

12/30/2009
Committee Selected to Help Develop Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve

12/23/2009
State DNR invites the public to help plan trails and restoration projects in Reiter Foothills Forest

12/22/2009
Goldmark works to improve recreation opportunities on DNR-managed lands

12/17/2009
DNR combined aggressive response, better cost management to reduce state’s wildfire-fighting spending in 2009

12/16/2009
DNR schedules January 5 hearing in Sedro Woolley on proposed exchange between state land trusts

12/03/2009
Goldmark designates Middle Fork Snoqualmie NRCA

12/02/2009
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Southeast Region in Ellensburg

11/30/2009
Volunteers needed to help clean up Tahuya State Forest

11/24/2009
Stormy weather wreaks havoc on DNR trails in the Olympic Peninsula

11/17/2009
Comment period extended for proposed Ice Harbor trust land exchange

11/06/2009
State DNR to gather public input on proposed Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resources Conservation Area

11/06/2009
State DNR to hold public meeting on Reiter Foothills Forest Recreation Plan

11/05/2009
DNR issues Emergency Order to mine operator at the Nile Landslide near Naches

11/04/2009
Board of Natural Resources approves trust land transactions

11/02/2009
Public hearing on proposed state trust land exchange set for this Thursday in Wenatchee

10/30/2009
State Board on Geographic Names approves ‘Salish Sea’

10/28/2009
Salish Sea designation up for vote by State Board on Geographic Names this Friday

10/27/2009
DNR asks visitors to state lands to pack out what they pack in

10/23/2009
DNR begins restoration and trail construction in Reiter Foothills Forest

10/22/2009
Work group to put finishing touches on recommendations for sustainable recreation on state lands

10/16/2009
DNR invites the public to hear about restoration and trail work at Reiter Foothills

10/16/2009
2009 fire season ends: Big jump in fires on DNR-protected lands, but not in acres burned

10/13/2009
State DNR establishes 19 designated mooring buoys at popular SCUBA diving spots in Puget Sound and Hood Canal

10/09/2009
High winds and outdoor burning don’t mix

10/09/2009
Temporary weekday closure at Mima Mounds NAP

10/09/2009
Fall brings seasonal closures, reduced services to many of DNR’s recreation areas

09/30/2009
Burn restrictions lifted in Lewis County

09/30/2009
Burn restrictions lifted in Wahkiakum and Pacific Counties

09/30/2009
Overnight camping at Cypress Island NRCA closes for the season

09/29/2009
State DNR to manage 20,000 acres of forestland in King County for public school and UW trusts

09/25/2009
Public lands to get special attention Saturday; hundreds of volunteers expected for National Public Lands Day

09/22/2009
Volunteers wanted: Help clean up state lands on National Public Lands Day

09/17/2009
Northeast Washington fire danger eases but still high

09/16/2009
Sustainable Recreation Work Group to present preliminary recommendations

09/15/2009
Commissioner Goldmark opens 36th National Natural Areas Conference and signs expansion of state Natural Area

09/10/2009
DNR forest health, wildfire prevention projects receive federal stimulus funds

09/10/2009
New maps reveal southern extension of southern Whidbey Island fault

09/10/2009
DNR to close Lake Spokane Campground and boat launch September 15

09/09/2009
DNR and local fire jurisdictions lower burn restrictions in King, Kitsap, Mason, and Pierce Counties

09/08/2009
DNR invites the public to comment on draft recreation plan for Ahtanum State Forest

09/03/2009
DNR temporarily closes portion of Northwest Timber Trail in Tiger Mountain

09/02/2009
Work group to announce draft recommendations for sustainable recreation on state lands

09/01/2009
Rain or shine: Labor Day weekend fire safety is a priority

09/01/2009
Controlled burn tomorrow at Mima Mounds

09/01/2009
Board of Natural Resources approves large land exchange

08/31/2009
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Pacific Cascade Region in southwest Washington

08/27/2009
New maps show public lands in Washington State

08/27/2009
Tomorrow’s controlled burn at Mima Mounds POSTPONED

08/25/2009
Olympic Experimental State Forest joins national network of long-term research sites

08/24/2009
Goldmark names new division managers for DNR’s Aquatic Resources and Forest Practices divisions

08/20/2009
National Natural Areas 2009 Conference; Early registration extended until August 31

08/13/2009
Fire precaution level for woods workers is lowered in parts of Stevens, Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties

08/12/2009
New rules to protect fish, water quality on 10 million acres of forestlands

08/07/2009
DNR correctional camps workers help state clean up

08/03/2009
Get DNR's daily wildfire updates online

07/31/2009
Fire precaution levels increase again for wood workers in northeast Washington

07/31/2009
Commissioner Goldmark names new Division Manager for Resource Protection

07/31/2009
Update on fires burning on DNR-protected lands

07/30/2009
Fire precaution level for wood workers increases with heat

07/30/2009
Fire danger on Olympic Peninsula remains high

07/30/2009
Fire forces closure of Ahtanum State Forest to public access

07/30/2009
Update on fires burning on DNR-protected lands

07/29/2009
Fire danger very high in western and central Washington

07/29/2009
Oral Public Auctions to Lease State Trust Lands for Irrigated Agriculture

07/28/2009
Fire season snapshot: High number of fires, low number of acres burned

07/27/2009
Fire precaution level rises for wood workers

07/24/2009
Follow the state’s largest public land manager on ‘Ear to the Ground’ blog

07/24/2009
42 Wildfires in Northeastern Washington

07/23/2009
Lightning strikes cause 75 fires today in northeastern Washington

07/22/2009
Fire danger increases in Southeast Washington

07/21/2009
Fire danger rating increases

07/21/2009
DNR announces Request for Letters of Interest in new Biomass Initiative

07/17/2009
Commissioner Goldmark fire prevention PSA’s available

07/16/2009
DNR and county officials to begin burn restrictions in Pacific County

07/16/2009
DNR employee receives Public Service Award from United States Coast Guard

07/14/2009
DNR and county officials to begin burn restrictions in Wahkiakum County

07/13/2009
Commissioner Goldmark calls for an inventory of state tidelands

07/08/2009
DNR law officer honored by state equestrian group for part in horse rescue

07/08/2009
Timber harvest in Klickitat Meadows means heavy truck traffic in Ahtanum State Forest

07/08/2009
Outdoor burning restrictions in Thurston County

07/08/2009
Outdoor burning restrictions in Clark and Cowlitz counties

07/08/2009
State Departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife to update public on proposed land exchange

07/07/2009
Commissioner Goldmark asks NW Aggregate to halt operations until questions are answered

07/07/2009
Outdoor burning restrictions to start Wednesday in 5 Puget Sound counties

07/02/2009
Gov. Gregoire, Commissioner Goldmark urge fire safety over holiday weekend

07/02/2009
Improvements completed on the Chehalis River Surge Plain Natural Area Preserve walking trail in Grays Harbor County

07/01/2009
DNR and county officials are implementing burn restrictions in Clallam, Jefferson, and Grays Harbor Counties

06/30/2009
Fire danger in eastern Washington increases

06/30/2009
Budget realities force DNR to reduce services at many recreation facilities across Washington

06/22/2009
DNR urges wildfire awareness this Fourth of July

06/18/2009
DNR encourages landowners to check winter’s forest debris piles

06/18/2009
Fire danger rating increases to ‘moderate’ in Pend Oreille County

06/18/2009
Road work begins in Burnt Hill near Sequim

06/17/2009
DNR to close some ORV trails in Reiter Foothills

06/10/2009
State plans to auction former K-Mart site in Wenatchee on June 26

06/06/2009
Partnerships leverage funding and efforts to create safer driving, parking and hiking at Little Si Trail system

06/02/2009
State acquires over 20,000 acres of King County forestland for Common School, UW trusts

06/02/2009
Public hearing June 15 on proposed exchange of mineral rights between state and SDS Lumber Company

06/02/2009
Public ‘Open House’ about management of Mystery Bay

06/01/2009
Fire danger rating increases to ‘moderate’ in parts of northeast region

05/28/2009
State DNR and partners remove creosote laden logs and treated debris from Livingston Bay beaches

05/21/2009
Wildfire prevention tips for this Memorial Day Weekend

05/14/2009
Fourth-Graders visit Tahuya State Forest to learn about stewardship

05/13/2009
Section of Sadie Creek closed temporarily

05/12/2009
State DNR launches ‘Ear to the Ground’ blog

05/06/2009
State DNR and Taylor Shellfish settle Totten Inlet dispute

05/05/2009
Board of Natural Resources approves purchase of 8,000 acres in eastern King County

05/05/2009
DNR projects receive stimulus funding

05/04/2009
Sustainable Recreation Work Group to meet in SeaTac May 7

05/03/2009
Off-road users to be focus of DNR Safety Summit

05/01/2009
Swap burn barrel for composter

05/01/2009
State DNR to hold public meeting about proposed Nisqually Aquatic Reserve

04/30/2009
Law enforcement, volunteer patrols begin education and awareness emphasis in Reiter Foothills

04/28/2009
New law expands habitat open space program

04/27/2009
DNR releases first report of compliance with forest practices rules on state and private forestlands

04/27/2009
State DNR forest seedling sale on May 2

04/24/2009
DNR celebrates National Arbor Day today

04/24/2009
Commissioner Goldmark’s statement on Right to Forestry bill

04/22/2009
Commissioner Goldmark’s biomass initiative becomes law on Earth Day

04/21/2009
Public hearing scheduled May 7 in Quilcene for proposed exchange between state land trusts for conservation area

04/15/2009
Public meeting about proposed Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve to be held April 29 in Oak Harbor

04/14/2009
Wildfire season officially begins

04/10/2009
State DNR to hold public hearing on the transfer of Chehalis Western Trail segment to Thurston County

04/10/2009
Volunteers needed for work party at Jones Creek April 25

04/09/2009
Goldmark appoints Moran to DNR executive team

04/07/2009
Fifth-Graders honored as Washington Arbor Day poster contest winners

04/07/2009
Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area expanded by 2,100 acres

04/06/2009
Nisqually Land Trust announces purchase of 720 acres of high-priority conservation land

03/30/2009
Rain and snow delay opening of Capitol Forest recreation area

03/24/2009
Commissioner Goldmark appoints two deputy supervisors

03/23/2009
State DNR awarded ‘Outstanding Conservation Partner’ by Skagit Land Trust

03/18/2009
Statement from DNR regarding Taylor Shellfish lawsuits

03/17/2009
DNR files the State’s answer and counterclaim in Taylor Shellfish lawsuit

03/17/2009
Public hearing scheduled March 31 in Chimacum

03/17/2009
DNR moves to reduce forestry operations at camps

03/17/2009
DNR firefighter Albert Kassel receives Pacific Northwest Excellence in Dispatching Award for 2008

03/16/2009
DNR announces firefighter training

03/16/2009
DNR finds tree-damaging caterpillar in Okanogan area

03/13/2009
DNR launches investigation into logging company profiled on History Channel’s “Ax Men”

03/13/2009
Updated rules for recreation on DNR land

03/05/2009
State DNR will hold public hearing March 18 on exchange of trust land with Kitsap County Parks and Recreation

03/04/2009
Public meeting about proposed Protection Island Aquatic Reserve to be held March 25 in Gardiner

03/03/2009
Board of Natural Resources approves purchase of 80 acres of forest at Blanchard Mountain

02/25/2009
The Sadie Creek Four-wheel Drive Trail reopens with help from dedicated volunteer groups and individuals

02/25/2009
DNR is accepting applications for seasonal jobs

02/20/2009
DNR announces the Capitol State Forest Fourth Annual Great Gravel Pack-in March 7 at Mima Falls Trailhead

02/18/2009
Auction of state trust land in Grant County planned

02/11/2009
Commissioner Goldmark launches biomass initiative

02/09/2009
Commissioner Goldmark Directs Staff to Review Northwest Aggregates Aquatic Lease at Maury Island

02/06/2009
DNR Addresses Boy Scout Logging Issue Raised by Newspaper Report

02/06/2009
State DNR To Hold Public Hearing On Land Exchange Between State Trusts

02/05/2009
State DNR to Focus on Transparency and Public Interest With New Trespass Settlement and Geoduck Lease

02/04/2009
DNR Geologists Evaluate Landslide at Mine in Bingen

02/04/2009
Forest Practices Work Group Supports Habitat Purchases and Easements for Threatened and Endangered Species

02/03/2009
Board Approves Purchase of Working Forestland in Snohomish County

01/30/2009
DNR Gathers Documentation on Kitsap Peninsula Earthquake

01/29/2009
State DNR to Hold Two Oral Public Auctions for 10-year Grazing Leases

01/23/2009
Washington State Department of Natural Resources Releases Mount Rainier Guide

01/23/2009
State DNR to Remove Creosote-treated Pilings and Beach Debris in Kitsap County

01/23/2009
DNR Announces Temporary Closures on Tiger Mountain Due to Flood Damage

01/22/2009
Lands Commissioner Goldmark Views Recent Landslides

01/22/2009
DNR Offers Help to Small Forest Landowners Who Suffered Storm Damage

01/20/2009
Goldmark Elected to Chair Board of Natural Resources

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