2012 Forest Health Highlights Report

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Photo: Daniel Omdal, DNR. Porodaedalea pini (Brot.) Murrill. (Syn. Phellinus pini (Brot.) Bondartsev & Singer) conks on Douglas-fir.

Everyone knows Washington State is home to some of the country’s most beautiful forests, but what’s behind the bark often tells a more interesting story. DNR, along with the U.S. Forest Service, recently published its 2012 Forest Health Highlights report. This annual report describes important insect outbreaks and disease conditions occurring across 22 million acres of Washington State forestland.

Click here to view the report.