Announcements, Events and Other News

WSU/UI Extension Family Foresters Workshop

This annual forum presented by WSU and UI Extension provides updates on emerging technology and knowledge applicable to family forestry.


Forestry Assessment for Real Estate Professionals

Give your clients expert advice on wooded properties and current use taxation for forestry.  15 clock hours.


Forestry Classes at the 2015 Country Living Expo

Classes include Chainsaws 101 – For Women, Edible Mushroom Cultivation, Native Trees of Western Washington and many more.


Forest Owners Winter School

Hands-on, interactive all-day event with many class choices ranging from chainsaw maintenance (bring your saw!) to wildlife habitat, plant ID, native land use, wildfire planning, timber management and many more, including vendors and exhibits.

Native Trees of Western Washington – Presentations and Book Signings


Loggers Workshop

Get updates on the tricks of the trade, and receive 8 Continuing Education Credits from Washington Contract Loggers Association


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.

Coached Planning

  • Spokane, Pend Oreille and Columbia counties’ Coached Planning classes are looking for more participants. Contact Steve McConnell  for new times and locations, and encourage your neighbors to attend.


Mark Your Calendars for next summer’s Forest Owners Field Days!