Directorate of Public Works

Bruce McDonald, a JBLM forester, points out a young cedar tree, netted, staked and planted in a shady area on Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 9.

Sustainable Forestry Program

Directorate of Public Works

The JBLM forestry program is self-supporting. Money from the timber harvest pays for the forestry program on the base.

Sustainable Range Program

Published: 02:11PM May 31st, 2018

The primary objective is to ensure all Army training lands are available for sustained perpetual use by providing a comprehensive approach to land management and is based on the integration of military mission, natural resources stewardship and environmental compliance.


Published: 12:00AM May 4th, 2018

Balloons have a destructive effect on animals, environment and people.

JBLM Public Works

Published: 02:02PM May 3rd, 2018

The recycling centers take a wide variety of items, metals, glass, books, clothes and appliances, as well as cardboard, paper, organic waste, plastic and clean wood.

Published: 11:34AM August 15th, 2016

Sites managed by JBLM IRP include former landfills, former small arms ranges, leaking underground storage tanks, disposal pits, industrial yards and historical petroleum or hazardous waste spill sites.

Published: 11:34AM August 15th, 2016

Illegal dumping on JBLM costs the installation more than $350,000 a year.

Published: 11:33AM August 15th, 2016

During the last two years, 37 active-duty service members have interned with Environmental Warfighter program, offered through JBLM Public Works (Environmental Division, Fish and Wildlife branch) and Colorado State University’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands.