About Us


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
Lynn Hamilton
Jack Silver, Esq.
Harlie Cruickshank
Charles Little                                                                                                                                        Kaye Burfoot                                                                                                                                    Chris Thomas                                                                                                                                 Elaine Wellin                                                                                                                                    


Rick Coates, Executive Director


Harlie Cruickshank, Reforestation Program Manager                                                                             Chris Thomas, Reforestation Planning
Larry Hanson, Logging Review Program Manager
Duane De Witt, Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager
Larry Hanson, Editor, Forest Communique
Charles Little, Fire Issues Chair
Suzanne Doyle,  Web Manager

Contact Information

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P.O. Box 506
Forestville, CA 95436

Tax ID: 94-3263110