KCD’s Rural Forest Health Program is designed to provide planning and technical assistance to landowners with fewer than five acres of woodlands and provide forest cost-share project planning services to landowners with any size acreage that have an approved forest stewardship plan. If you own five acres or less of forest, request planning and technical assistance through King Conservation District Rural Forest Health Service Request Form.
KCD’s Rural Forest Health Program
This program this is designed for landowners with fewer than 5 acres of woodlands. If you own five acres or more of forest, request planning and technical assistance through King County Forestry Services.
KCD Forest Health Management Cost-Share can award up to $22,500 per landowner for implementing forest health management practices in their forests. To qualify for KCD cost-share funds, landowners must have an approved Forest Stewardship Plan and live within KCD’s service area, which includes all of King County except for the cities of Enumclaw, Federal Way, Milton, Pacific, and Skykomish.
Program Coordinator, Rural Forest Stewardship
After serving for four years as an Army x-ray technologist, Brett decided to pursue a career that allows him to combine his natural sciences background with his love of the outdoors and desire to protect and maintain our natural resources. He works in the KCD Forest Health Management Program on project coordination and implementation to encourage both rural and urban forest stewardship.