Washington State University Extension

Extension Forestry


The WSU Forestry and Wildlife Extension program provides education and information about forest management to private forest landowners as well as the general public. We offer classes, workshops, and field days as well as publications, videos, and online resources to help you achieve your goals as a forest owner. We invite you to browse the vast resources on this site. If you have questions or need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Local Extension Forestry Programs


Forest Stewardship University

Forest Stewardship University offers a complete online education experience, featuring over 20 online mini-courses on a wide range of topics specific to Washington forests.


Forest Stewardship Notes

Subscribe to Forest Stewardship Notes, our free statewide e-newsletter.
On the subscription page, be sure to select “Forest Stewardship Notes” as your newsletter choice (and any additional DNR newsletters you wish to receive). You will receive a confirmation e-mail after signing up. View archives.


Find Help on the Web

Below are some WSU Extension resources of particular interest to many forest landowners. Many of our other resources are also available online.

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

EasternWashingtonSmallSawmills100114- Sawmills – A database to link forest owners & utilizers with eastside small sawmills.

Western Washington Small102014- Sawmills – A database to link forest owners & utilizers with westside small sawmills.

Announcements and Events

The upcoming Native Trees of Western Washington book is now available for pre-order.

Upcoming Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Classes

  • Online (For western WA properties) – Starting February 12, 2015

Firewise Workshop - Saving lives and property from wildfire

Fall 2014 Pizza Seminars

Healthy Woodlands to Healthy Homes
A field tour showcasing examples of locally grown, milled, and marketed wood.

Forest Owners Winter School 

New On-line Classes:

Animal Damage Control


New Publications:

Spring-Summer 2014 Forest Stewardship Notes

Forest Soil Data for Your Forest Stewardship Plan

Extension Forestry, North Puget Sound Extension Forestry, 600 128th St SE, Everett, WA 98208-6353, 425-357-6017, Contact Us
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