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Recent Washington State Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

Each year the Washington Tree Farm Program selects a Washington State Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year from nominations submitted by Tree Farm Inspectors and Washington Farm Forestry Association chapters. The annual winner may be submitted to the American Tree Farm Systems contest for Regional Tree Farmer of the Year and 4 regional winners compete for National Tree Farmer of the Year. State winners have been named annually since 1976.



2014 Washington State

Tree Farmer of the Year

Sam and Joy Comstock
Comstock Tree Farm

Located near Grapeview

Read an article from the Kitsap Sun
Miller
2013 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year

Ken and Bonnie Miller
Miller Tree Farm

Located near Olympia

Read an article from The Chronicle

Read an article from Capital Press

View a presentation given to
Washington Forest Protection Association


Their application for
Western Regional Tree Farmer of the Year


Walker Sign

2012 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year


Alan and Ruby Walker
Walker Tree Farm

Located near Curlew

Read about them
 in a Capital Press article,
 in an article from Silverado Express
about their activities with students
or
Their application for
Western Regional Tree Farmer of the Year
Loucks
2011 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year
and
Western Regional Tree Farmer of the Year

Bryon and Donna Loucks
B & D Tree Farm

Located near Chehalis

Read a recent newspaper article
about a school tour on their tree farm
or
an article from Tree Farmer Magazine
or
Their application for Western Regional
Tree Farmer of the Year
Valhalla
2010 Washington State
Outstanding
Tree Farmer of the Year

Earl, Laurine and David Ingebright
Valhalla Tree Farm

Located near Arlington

For more information, visit their web site:
www.valhallatreefarm.com
Mueller
2009 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year

Stan Mueller
Mueller-Sack Tree Farm

Located near Cinebar in Lewis County

Click here for more details on the Tree Farm.
Hama Hama Tree Farm

2008 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year

Hama Hama Tree Farm
located along Hood Canal

The Robbins Family has been sustainably
harvesting timber and shellfish since 1922.
Read more about their history
and current activities

 Family Tree Farm

2007 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year

Burns Family Tree Farm
located in Skamania County

The Burns Family ownership
began in 1904.

Read more about them.

Rafter Seven Ranch

2006 Washington State
Tree Farmer of the Year

and

2007 Western Regional
Tree Farmer of the Year

Rafter-Seven Ranch Tree Farm

located near Chewelah

Robert Playfair and Thelma Fry
manage property that was
homesteaded by their parents.

Two other recent Washington State Tree Farmers of the Year were named

National Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

Tagshinny Tree Farm
Tom and Sherry Fox

in 2005

Custer Creek Tree Farm
Bob and Lynette Falkner

in 2003

Tagshinny Tree Farm Custer Creek Tree Farm


Updated: May 24, 2014
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