Why Utilities Care About Forest Health & Management | A We The Forest Original


Join us in this insightful discussion with Elvy Barton, Water & Forest Sustainability Senior Manager at Salt River Project, an Arizona-based electric power and water utility company. Discover how Salt River Project employs active forest management strategies to ensure the health of watersheds and mitigate the risks associated with catastrophic wildfires. Learn about the innovative practices that safeguard both our forests and our water supply, highlighting the crucial link between forest health and utility services.

Watch the full video to understand why utilities like the Salt River Project are invested in forest health and how these initiatives benefit communities and ecosystems alike.

This video was created in partnership with the Federal Forest Resource Coalition.


We the Forest transforms forest management through storytelling. Our approach helps forestry professionals who want to build support for responsible forest management by sharing enlightening perspectives and helping forest stakeholders find common ground. 

We are dedicated to building common ground on the many sides of the timber production conversation, showing sustainable forest-first practices can provide solutions for catastrophic wildfire prevention, bug and disease reduction, climate change mitigation, and resource stewardship.

Ensuring our forests are around for years to come is something that should be our utmost priority. Through education like this, we can come together to understand the importance of restoration and collaboration to protect our forests from catastrophic wildfire, and create a more sustainable reality. 

Transforming forest management through storytelling.

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