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February 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Forest Owners Winter School, February 26, 2022

2021 Forest Owner’s Winter School – Online

Feb. 26th, 2021

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This event will be an online webinar.

Forest Owners Winter School sponsored by:

  • Washington State University Extension
  • Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
  • Family Forest Foundation
  • Washington Farm Forestry Association
  • USDA Forest Service
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Forest Owners Winter School is a hands-on, interactive educational event for families who own forestland in Washington.

  • Get practical, “how-to” advice on simple stewardship practices
  • Talk with agency and natural resource professionals from Eastern and Western Washington who are available to assist you in meeting your family’s goals
  • Virtually meet other landowners (maybe a neighbor!)
  • Get your forestry questions answered at the resource center

There will be a resource area featuring exhibitors, vendors, and displays by public, private, and nonprofit organizations that provide products and services to assist landowners. 

Session topics include:

  • Forest Health
  • Common noxious weeds and their controlling class
  • Fish and Wildlife Habitat
  • Wildfire
  • Forest Soils
  • Timber Markets
  • Agroforestry
  • Landowner assistance programs (technical and financial assistance)
  • Working with a land trust
  • Silviculture
  • Tree planting and care
  • Landowner roundtable: Stories from the woods and tips and tricks
  • Working with consulting foresters and the realities of selling timber

More information click here

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm