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Firewise Seminar: This workshop will prepare you to assess the fire risk on your property, utilize firewise construction and landscaping methods, and obtain the support you need to start protecting your home and property.

Firewise Communities Workshop:
Learn more about the science behind wildfire and the resources available to help your property and your community become more “firewise.”

Ties to the Land Workshop:
This facilitated workshop on succession planning will focus on ways to keep forests and farms in the family for future generations. The mix of presentations and practical exercises will help families address tough issues as well as aid professionals in working with them.

Thinning and Pruning Workshop:
Learn about the tools and techniques for making your woods more resilient to wildfire and to insects and disease.

What’s Bugging my Trees? 
Find out how to recognize and manage for the usual and unusual pests that may be bugging the trees on your property at this evening workshop.

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning: If you own wooded property, our flagship course will teach you how to assess your trees, avoid insect and disease problems, and attract wildlife. State experts will help you develop your own Forest Stewardship Plan to keep your woods on track to provide enjoyment and income for years to come.

Forest Owners Field Days: Got woods? Attend one of these hands-on regional events! The state’s top forestry specialists will be offering hands-on field sessions throughout the day on a variety of topics that will help you to better understand, protect, enhance, and enjoy your forest.

  • North Idaho-Eastern Washington- June 21, 2014 — Newport
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  • North Puget Sound – July 26, 2014 — Arlington
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