Western Redcedar

Pilot Project of the Forest Health Watch Program

"The pilot project is designed to aid and promote research about the western redcedar dieback because our partners identified it as a primary forest health concern for PNW communities"
Joey Hulbert
Program Director

Nature's Super Heroes

Western redcedar provides critical services such as storing carbon, filtering water, and cleaning the air.

Indicator of Change

The decline of western redcedar may represent the physical consequences of climate change.

Sustaining Culture

Together we can identify vulnerable areas and discover solutions to sustain the cultural legacy of the redcedar.

"Tree of Life"

Together We Can Find Solutions

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Tree Health Classes

Field Guides

Produced by: Alexis Evans (Community Scientist)

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Start Your Research Today

Start sharing your observations to contribute to research today.

Research Goals

Join us to map unhealthy trees, identify patterns, predict vulnerable areas, and find solutions!

Join us to map the distribution of unhealthy western redcedar trees. Together, we can look for patterns and identify areas of concern.

Redcedar Watch

Your community can select special redcedar trees to monitor over time through occasional visits with repeat photography. Contact us for more information.

Hikes for Science

Add extra purpose to your adventures by traveling to one of our suggested site locations to look for unhealthy redcedar trees. More information coming soon!

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