Announcements, Events and Other News

Twenty-fourth Annual Family Foresters Workshop
January 15, 2016
Spokane Valley, Washington

This all-day workshop provides training and updates for foresters and others working with family-owned forestland. Topics range from new tools and applications to post-fire recovery issues, wildlife habitat enhancement and economic outlooks for family forests. Credits available for logger education, Society of American Foresters, and Idaho Master Forest Steward volunteers. Read more about this workshop.

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning
Online Coached Planning (for western Washington)
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday evenings
January 26–March 8, 2016
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Vashon (King County) Coached Planning
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday evenings
March 2–April 20, 2016
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Everett (Snohomish County) Coached Planning
6:30 p.m. to 9:30  p.m.
March 29–May 17, 2016
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If you own wooded property, Forest Stewardship Coached Planning—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.

Selling Logs Symposium
Auburn (King County)
March 11 and 12, 2016

Selling logs is one of the most important decisions you make as a landowner. Find out from the experts how to get a fair price for your timber and end up with the results you want at this two-day symposium.
Read more about this symposium.