Events, Workshops and Publications

Invasive Weed Control Expo

Learn to identify and control some of the most common invasive weeds that plague forest landowners, including: holly, ivy, blackberries, knotweed, reed canary grass, and Scotch broom.

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

  • Newport (focus on eastern Washington forestland issues) — Tuesdays, Jan. 10, 2017, to Feb. 28, 2017 (also available via computer streaming for snowbirds and absentee landowners) More information  Early registration discount ends Dec. 1, 2016
  • Online (focus on western Washington forestland issues) — Tuesdays, Jan. 24, 2017, to March 7, 2017. (High-speed internet connection required). Early registration discount ends Jan. 10, 2017More information
  • Friday Harbor, Saturdays, March 11, 2017, to April 8, 2017. More information

How to Manage a Timber Sale

Chehalis — 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan, 21, 2017, at the O’Neill Pine Professional Center. More information and registration

Portland, Ore. — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Sauvie Island Grange. More information and registration 


Workshops coming in 2017

  • 25th Annual Family Foresters Workshop, January 20, 2017, Spokane
  • 2017 Logger’s Workshop, March 22, 2017, Ag and Trade Center, Colville

New Publication

Washington State Consulting Forester and Silvicultural Contractor Directory

A compilation of forestry professionals around Washington state who provide professional services to private forest landowners. Published by WSU Extension Forestry. Click here to view or download the directory