Upcoming Events, Workshops and Publications


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 for keeping your woods on track to provide enjoyment and income for years to come.

  • Preston (King County) – Tuesday evenings, starting September 16, 2014.
  • Dayton (Columbia County) – Wednesday evenings, Starting September 10, 2014. Contact Steve McConnell for registration information (509-477-2174, mcconnell@wsu.edu .

Pre-Commercial Thinning – Join the Northwest Natural Resource Group for a workshop and tour examining overstocked stands, thinning slash and management costs.

On-line Classes

Forest Stewardship University offers a complete online education experience, featuring over 20 mini-courses ranging from forest health to taxes.

New Publications

Forestry Education and Assistance for Washington Forest Landowners – A directory of key agencies and contacts for forest owners throughout Washington.

Consulting Foresters Directory – A listing of private consultants that can help you carry out forest management activities.

Small-scale Sawmill Directory – These databases provide a partial listing of sawmills that accept small quantities of logs:


Forest Seedling Network – An interactive website that connects landowners with seedling providers, forest management services, and contractors.

Women Owning Woodlands – The Women Owning Woodlands web project strives to bring topical, accessible, and current forestry information to woodland owners and forest practitioners through news articles, blogs, events, resources, and personal stories.