James F. Cathcart

Jim comes to the District with over two decades of experience in forest policy, forest health and monitoring, management planning, and communications, the last 17 years with the Oregon Department of Forestry. As a Portland resident, Mr. Cathcart is familiar with the variety of soil and water resource issues facing landowners in the District, whether they own farms, forests or gardens. After obtaining a Forestry degree at Humboldt State University, he earned a masters in Forest Economics at the University of Idaho, and a doctorate in Forest Management and Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Contact Jim at jim@wmswcd.org or 503.238.4775, ext. 106.