Washington State SAF

Wildfire Assistance Resources

To assist SAF members or small forestlandowners who are needing assistance as a result of the devestating wildfires this year, the Washington State Society of American has compiled a list of helpful links. 

Resources compiled by the Governor's Office

https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/washington-wildfire-resources

 

Contractor Resources

protectmyhome.net - this is a free resource provided by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries to assist homeowners in selecting registered contractors

 

Donation Resources

https://www.redcross.org/local/washington.html

https://www.uwpnw.org/

https://whitmanunited.org/ 

 

Forest Management Resources

WSU Extension Forestry - Washington State University Extension Forestry staff are available to answer questions and provide resources

Washington DNR Stewardship and Cost-Share Program 

Washington DNR Small Forest Landowner Regulation Assistance Program

Cultural Resources and Wildfire - a free recording but registration is required to view the recording

What Happens to a Tree After the Fire is Gone - Eini C. Lowell from the USFS PNW research station in Portland, Oregon, discusses tree post-fire tree health. 

Bugs After the Burn - a free recording but registration is required to view the recording

Insects and Fire - a free recording but registration is required to view the recording

 

Mental Health Resources

Farm Crisis Center

 

The Science of Wildfires

The Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory and Fire Modeling Institute - Thomas Dzomba with the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory and Fire Modeling Institute discusses the history of the lab, its current research, and the history of US Forest Service wildfire research.