The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is located in northern center part of Washington state.
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The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is a large and diverse area, encompassing over 4-million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington. For general information about the forest click here.

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Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest Plan Revision

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest’s Plan Revision Project, is currently on hold. Please check project webpage for status updates or information about the Region 6 Plan Revision strategy and coordination efforts around the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan Amendment.


Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences – The Majestic Methow

Natalie Kuehler

Since 2012, a portion of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest that encompasses the Pasayten Wilderness and stretches almost all the way to Winthrop, Washington, has been part of the National Forest Foundation’s (NFF) Treasured Landscapes. In this Majestic Methow area, the NFF, the U.S. Forest Service, individuals and corporate partners, and local conservation organizations are investing more than $2 million in important restoration work. The NFF’s Majestic Methow projects were developed during community meetings in the Methow Valley. Here is a brief description of our current list. 


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Spotlights

Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences – The Majestic Methow

Natalie Kuehler

Since 2012, an area of the Forest that encompasses the Pasayten Wilderness and almost to Winthrop has been part of the National Forest Foundation’s Treasured Landscapes. 

Draggin' Bottom

Man floating on river on inner tube

Remember, if you’re draggin’ bottom, it’s time to watch for salmon and their spawning beds!

 




Celebrating Wildflowers

Anemone wildflower

Celebrating Wildflowers is dedicated to enjoyment of the thousands of wildflowers growing on our national forests, and to education about the values of native plants.
 

Why so many dead trees?

Defoliated Tree

The majority of the trees that look brown and dead have had their needles removed by an insect -- the Western Spruce Budworm. Though these insects kill many trees, many more will recover.



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Fire Danger Level: Moderate

Highlights

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