Agriculture and Natural Resources

This page is designed to provide resources and information to those who are involved in agriculture and forestry. The links below will provide resources and information regarding Agricultural and Forestry recovery as well as emergency steps for evacuation of animals through Canada.

Agriculture

Livestock Health

If you would like to know more about assessing and treating livestock with burns and other wildfire related injuries, click here:

Fire Retardant poses a serious risk to livestock if not handled properly in the clean-up process. Please read through the documents linked below for more information on how to handle fire retardant clean-up:

 

Farm Assistance

To report losses and find information on reseeding, replacing deer fencing, animal feed needs, grazing land permits, and other information, click here:

To access the USDA Farm Service information, click here:

For general resources from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service of Washington, Click here:

Forestry and Soil

Forestry

To learn about assessing tree injury and insect activity after a wildfire, click here:

For detailed information regarding assessment and management of forestland after a wildfire, click here:

For information on the Washington State Timber Tax, click here:

For information on the Federal Timber Tax, click here:

For more information, please contact:

Eastern Washington Department of Revenue Forester

Britton Pettit, (509) 327-0271, brittonp@dor.wa.gov

Soil Erosion and Rehabilitation

To learn about reducing erosion after a wildfire, click here:

To find information on forestry preventative actions and forest land health, click here:

For information on grass reseeding, vegetation rehabilitation, and fire mulch, click the following links:

Emergency Animal Transit Via Canada

Below are instructions for emergency transport and evacuations of animals through Canadian border crossings. If you have to evacuate through Canada in an emergency, please pay close attention to these instructions: