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Washington State University Extension Forestry Program


The WSU Extension Forestry program provides objective, research-based education and resources for owners of forested property 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

  • North Puget Sound (serving Island, King, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties)
  • Southwest Washington (serving Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston, and Wahkiakum Counties)


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.


Forestry as a Major, Minor, and Graduate Program at WSU

Learn about Forestry and other Natural Resource degrees offered at WSU.

Resource and Assistance Directories

Announcements and Events


WOW Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance Workshop
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Enumclaw Forest Health Seminar
Monday, July 22, 2019

Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day
Arlington, WA
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Steve Stinson Legacy – Forest Owners Field Day
McCleary, WA
Saturday, August 24, 2019

Pacific Northwest Agroforestry Workshop (details coming!)
Spokane, WA
Tuesday – Thursday, September 17-19, 2019

Preston Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Tuesdays, Starting September 10, 2019

Vashon Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Wednesdays, Starting September 25, 2019

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners (details coming!)
Quilcene, WA
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners (details coming!)
Port Angeles, WA
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners (details coming!)
Asotin, WA
Saturday, November 16, 2019