Blanchard Forest Strategies Group

Client: Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Facilitated negotiations regarding the management of 4,800 acres owned and managed by DNR at the northern boundary of Skagit County. The negotiation included individuals representing a broad range of interests, including: recreation, environmental, timber industry, civic leaders, Skagit County, and DNR. (2006 & 2007)

Results: The group successfully reached consensus on recommendations that have been approved by the Commissioner of Public Lands. The Washington State Legislature allocated funding to implement the recommendations.