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Inspector Training, February 23rd, 2023 *hybrid*

Inspector Training , in person (Olympia)  and zoom class February 23rd, 2023 9am to 2pm The training is free, please fill out registration form and send back to Elizabeth Ide at : info@watreefarm.org. Become an American Tree Farm Program Volunteer Inspector By becoming a volunteer inspector you can engage more landowners in the practice of sound, sustainable forestry. Any questions please contact Elizabeth Ide at : info@watreefarm.org Who Can Become a Volunteer Inspector? updated registrationick here. form and eligibility A consulting ... read more

Washington Tree Farm Program Awards Luncheon May 22nd 2023

Please join Washington Tree Farm Program at our awards luncheon during the Washington Farm Forestry Association Annual meeting on May 22nd at 11:30. Our guest speaker will be Vicki Christiansen - retired chief USDA forest service. We will be announcing the 2023 Tree Farmer of the Year Award and our Inspector of the Year Award. We have many 25 and 50 year certified tree farmers will be acknowledged as well.  Please see below for the registration and brochure. You can ... read more

Western Washington Forest Owners’ Field Day, June 10th, 2023

An out-in-the-woods education event WSU Extension is presenting the 2023 Western Washington Forest Owners’ Field Day to help you learn about forest issues, restore healthy forest conditions, and achieve your goals for your property. The Field day will feature different outdoor workshops with a number to choose from that cover a wide variety of topics. Learn about current forest health issues, drought and climate impacts, fire risk reduction, wildlife, making your own maple syrup, new forestry research, and much more ... read more

2023 Tree Farm of the Year, Coburg Tree Farm Tour, July 29th, 2023

Please Join us on Saturday July 29th, 2023  for a tour of the 2023 TFOY winner Coburg Tree Farm. Space is limited so please register to attend Click here Meet up time 12:45 to 1:00 pm. Parking is limited at Coburg Tree Farm so we will carpool from the middle school. It is located 7 miles from Eatonville Middle School. Directions from Eatonville Middle School: Turn left onto Washington Street (SR 161) and head south 0.2 mi to Center Street ... read more

Westside Fall Forestry Seminar – Sept. 15th, Skagit County

Washington Tree Farm Program Westside Fall Forestry Seminar: Reforestation Friday, September 15th, 2023 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration: $25 Presentations will be offered in a hybrid format. Online registration will be required for either in person or virtual attendance. The maximum capacity for in-person attendance is 50 people. If you are planning to attend in-person as part of a group, please register each person separately. Presentations (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 10441 Bayview-Edison ... read more

Wildlife Habitat Workshop, September 23rd, 2023, Bellingham

What? Spend the day exploring riparian and forested ecosystems with a group of local experts and learn more about enhancing your land for wildlife including native bird, bat, beaver, and pollinator populations. We’ll discuss nest boxes, wetland maintenance, native plantings, habitat piles, bird friendly homeowner practices and more! When? Saturday, September 23rd 2023, 10am - 2pm   Where? Bellingham, WA (Details on event location will be sent to attendees after registration.) Details and Registration: https://forestry.wsu.edu/wildlife-habitat-workshop/

WA Tree Farm Quarterly Meeting

First quarterly meeting for Washington Tree Farm Program Date: January 11th, 2024 Time: Noon, Hybrid (in person and zoom) Where: WFPA in Olympia All members welcome, please contact Elizabeth Ide at : info@watreefarm.org or 360-602-1603 for more details.  

Forest Stewardship, Coach Planning, Clallam, Jefferson, Whatcom and Kitsap counties

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Course Northwest WA Offered online Winter 2024 (9 sessions) Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, January 18 - March 14   We are proud to announce that our coached planning course is now available for participants in Clallam, Jefferson, Whatcom and Kitsap counties! This flagship course will teach you how to assess your trees, avoid insect and disease problems, attract wildlife, and take practical steps to keep your forest on track to provide enjoyment and income for years to come. In this course you will ... read more

Vashon Coached Planning, February 2024

A forestry class for property owners Your Land. Your Trees. Your Goals. Natural beauty, wildlife, ecosystem health, harvest income, family ties, privacy, and peace and quiet are some of the many reasons people value their forestland. Whatever your values are, this comprehensive university-based forestry class will help you get the most out of the land you love. Whether you have just a few wooded acres or a larger forest tract, if you have trees on your property, this class is ... read more