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Online Coached Planning NW, Starting May 3rd, 2022

Northwest Washington Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Course – Spring 2022 Online Tuesdays mornings starting May 3rd or Wednesday evenings starting May 4th A forestry course for property owners These two courses arefor properties in northwest Washington (Clallam, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties). We are also offering southwest Washington and eastern Washington courses. Visit the WSU Extension Forestry Website to find the courese for your region. Your Land. Your Trees. Your Goals. Natural beauty, wildlife, ecosystem health, harvest income, ... read more

Coached Planning NorthEast, May 7th, 2022

Northeast Washington Coached Planning Forest Stewardship Course – Spring 2022 A forestry class for property owners This course is for properties in Northeast Washington (Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Spokane counties). 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. ... read more

WA Tree Farm Award Ceremony, 9am, May 14th, 2022

Please join us on zoom to see who will be our 2022 Tree Farmer of the Year, Inspector of the Year and Leadership award. Elizabeth Ide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: WA Tree Farm Program - Awards Ceremony Time: May 14, 2022 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85846604879?pwd=bkI5a00weVF4bzh2WVJVT0RYclZTUT09 Meeting ID: 858 4660 4879 Passcode: 434826 One tap mobile +13017158592,,85846604879#,,,,*434826# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,85846604879#,,,,*434826# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 ... read more

WA Tree Farm Program – Awards Ceremony

Please join us on zoom May 14th, 2022 at 9am to find out who is our 2022 Tree Farmer of the Year, Inspector of the Year and Leadership Award. Elizabeth Ide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: WA Tree Farm Program - Awards Ceremony Time: May 14, 2022 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85846604879?pwd=bkI5a00weVF4bzh2WVJVT0RYclZTUT09 Meeting ID: 858 4660 4879 Passcode: 434826 One tap mobile +13017158592,,85846604879#,,,,*434826# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,85846604879#,,,,*434826# US (Chicago) Dial ... read more

2022 Alaska Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, May 17 – 18th

FUELS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP:  STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING ALASKA COMMUNITIES AND RESOURCES FROM WILDFIRE May 17-18, 2022 Fairbanks, Alaska, at the Wedgewood Resort in the Taiga Center and a virtual option is available Although it’s the wildfires in the lower 48 that make headlines, the state of Alaska also has large-scale wildfires that threaten communities and natural resources. This meeting features a deep dive into how communities and state and federal agencies can collaborate to mitigate the wildfire risks. This meeting has an in-person ... read more

Nelson Road Tree Farm Tour May 21, 2022

Nelson Road Tree Farm Tour May 21, 2022     One of our local tree farmers has an inspirational story to share about forest restoration. In1996, Bob and Kaz Barker purchased 71 acres (Bob’s retirement project) in the Van Zandt area. The intention was to restore this wet lowland marginal pasture land back into a forest. Their property is along the Black Slough, which is a prime aquatic off-channel habitat for the South Fork of the Nooksack River. Bob was ... read more

Wildfire Conversations: Preparing your property for the risks of Wildfire in Western Washington

JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATIONAL OPEN HOUSE! Join us for our open house - Wildfire Conversations: Preparing your property for the risks of wildfires in Western Washington at Mason County Public Works on May 24, 2022, from 6:00-7:30 pm Will your home survive a wildfire? Prepare your property before a wildfire strikes your area! WILDFIRE RISK · Basics of wildfire behavior and how homes ignite · A list of practical ways to lessen your wildfire risk · Potential opportunities for ... read more

WSU Forest and Range Owners Field Day, June 11th, Chewelah WA

What: WSU Forest and Range Owners Field Day When: June 11th, 9:00am – 4:30pm Where: 2716 Moser Rd, Chewelah WA Who: Forest and Range Owners, Foresters, Loggers, General Public More Information: forestry.wsu.edu/classes-and-events/ Whether you own a “home in the woods” or many acres of land, this “out in the woods” educational event is packed with practical “how-to” information that you need to know. Stewarding land is both rewarding and challenging. Successful management is due to the decisions you make and ... read more

Inspector Training zoom class: August 11th, 2022, time TBA

Become an American Tree Farm System Volunteer Inspector By becoming a volunteer inspector you can engage more landowners in the practice of sound, sustainable forestry. To see the requirements and sign up registration form Who Can Become a Volunteer Inspector? updated registrationick here. form and eligibility A consulting Forester Becoming an ATFS volunteer allows you to reach new clients. ATFS offers your clients a no-cost entrance into the certified wood marketplace. By working with landowners to get their property certified, you ... read more