FRA Western Region

Western Region 500

This FRA Region managed by Vickie Swanton, serving members in the western states, works to improve wood fiber quality, forest biomass utilization, and wood fiber transportation safety and efficiency, while working with allied associations to defend access to the western forest resource. The Region hosts two annual Region Meetings, and compiles a monthly report on fiber use and clean air/green power.

Contact the FRA Western Region

Vickie Swanton, Region Manager
Forest Resources Association
2839 W Kennewick Ave #174
Kennewick, WA 99336
fx: 509-241-1402
cell: 906-282-6752
[email protected]

With the approach of FRA’s Western Region Fall Meeting, you may have noted the current surge in COVID-19 cases in Northern Idaho, including Kootenai County and the Coeur d’Alene area.
From the air, the scale of the devastation in and around Paradise, Calif., is, simply put, alarming.
Douglas County government and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians submitted letters of interest to the State Land Board last week saying they would like to buy the Elliott State Forest.