Applications to join the Chimacum Ridge Community Forest Advisory Groups will open in August 2023.
Members of the Social Benefits Advisory Group advise on the cultural, recreational, and educational access policies and plans for the Chimacum Ridge Community Forest. See the Community Forest Advisory Group page for information about purpose and function of the advisory groups.
The Social Benefits Advisory Group will support the staff Community Forest Manager and the Chimacum Ridge Community Forest Board of Managers in their development and implementation of the policies and work plans that achieve the following:
Current recreational, educational, and cultural uses of the community forest being considered include:
Under current management by bridge owners EFM, the Chimacum Ridge Forest property has a system of well-maintained forest roads and many old skid trails that are hikable, but need some maintenance. Viewpoints from the top of the ridge provide spectacular views of Chimacum and the Olympic Mountains. Limited views of the Cascade Mountains show how view corridors could be managed to retain and/or improve views.