Mission, Board and Staff


Forest Unlimited is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to protect, enhance, and restore the forests and watersheds of Sonoma County.  Forest Unlimited educates the public about logging plan review, forestry law, and regulation.

Forest Unlimited monitors logging plans county wide, addresses illegal and unsound logging, works toward improving logging rules, and provides information regarding current forestry law. Forest Unlimited sponsors forest restoration projects and coordinates a Mentor Program designed to educate and train the public.

Board of Directors:

Larry Hanson, President
Heather Rawson, Vice President
Don Frank, Secretary
Jim Newman, Treasurer
Lynn Hamilton
Jack Silver, Esq.
Brian Schuler
Elaine Wellin, Ph.D


Rick Coates, Executive Director


Elaine Wellin, Ph.D., Reforestation Program Manager
vacant, Logging Review Program Manager
Duane De Witt, Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager
Larry Hanson, Editor Forest Communique
Suzanne Doyle,  Web Manager
Cindy O’Grady, Free Calder Creek Project Manager

Contact Information

Directory for Specific Issues:  Click Here

P.O. Box 506

Forestville, CA 95436

click to email us: contact@forestunlimited.org

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