Check out the great workshops the WSU Extension is offering this fall!
Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners : This award-winning curriculum was developed by estate planning experts at Oregon State University Extension and the Austin Family Business Program. The workshop focuses on maintaining family ties to the land from generation to generation, building awareness of key challenges facing family businesses, and motivating families to address those challenges. For more information on registration, visit http://extension.wsu.edu/forestry/Documents/Ties%2013%20Fall_16lo.pdf or call 509-667-6540.
- November 9 – WSU Spokane County Extension; Spokane, WA
November 16 – Seneca Conference Room; Dayton, WA
November 16 – Goldendale Community Library; Goldendale, WA
December 7 – Whistler Restaurant; Tonasket, WA
December 14 – Kittitas County Event Center/Fairgrounds; Ellensburg, WA
Hands-On Forest Health Workshops: Designed to give landowners hands-on experience identifying and measuring factors that affect a forest’s health. Participants will learn how to recognize forest problems and how to manage their forest so that it is resistant to insects and diseases. For more information on registration, visit http://extension.wsu.edu/forestry/Documents/foresthealth13%20Rep_Lev%20Lo.pdf or call 509-667-6540.
- December 2 – Chelan County Fire District 3
The WSU Extension also offers the following on-line courses:
- Forests and Water Resources in Western Washington: An overview of how forests relate to important water resources in Western Washington. Topics include the water cycle and watersheds, the role of forests in stormwater management, riparian forest functions and regulations, wetland functions and regulations, and best practices for protecting and enhancing water resources. http://extension.wsu.edu/forestry/FSU/Pages/om30.aspx
- Forest Soils: This course includes two modules – Introduction to Forest Soils and Forest Soils and Management Planning. http://extension.wsu.edu/forestry/FSU/Pages/oc9.aspx
- Western Washington Weeds in the Woods: A three-part course designed for small forest owners and others seeking to control problem plants in wooded areas. http://extension.wsu.edu/forestry/FSU/Pages/oc8.aspx