If you are reading a paper copy of this newsletter, links for these events can be found at the WSU Extension Forestry website: http://forestry.wsu.edu
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.
- Carnation (formerly in Preston) – Wednesdays starting September 5
- Chehalis – Mondays starting September 17
- Arlington – Tuesdays starting September 18
2018 Invasive Forest Weed Control Field Practicums
At these field-based, hands-on practicums you will learn to identify and control some of the most common invasive weeds that cause economic and environmental damage in forests. The practicums cover both chemical and non-chemical control options.
- Mount Vernon – Saturday, September 15
2018 Forest Owner Field Day
The annual Family Forest Field Day attracts hundreds of landowners from all around the region to learn about a variety of forestry topics in a hands-on setting, including forest health, wildlife habitat and management, thinning and pruning, chainsaw safety, noxious weed management, and many more.
- Woodland (westside) – Saturday, August 18
Ties to the Land
Ties to the Land is an award-winning succession planning workshop offered by WSU Extension. Workshop participants learn about the legal and economic aspects of transferring a farm, forest, or ranch from one generation to the next.
- Olympia – Saturday, August 11
- Look for a workshop on alder management and markets coming to Pacific County in late October (details coming!).