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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

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


Resource and Assistance Directories


Announcements and Events


Forest Owners Field Day (Eastside) – Spokane  (Schedule)

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Ties to the Land, Succession Planning for Family Forest Owners – Olympia
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Family Forest Owners Field Day (Westside) – Woodland 
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Selecting and Using Remote Cameras Effectively – Spokane (details coming)
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Understanding and Controlling Wildlife Damage – Colville (details coming)
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Invasive Weed Control Field Practicum – Mount Vernon
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse – Chehalis
September 17 – November 5 (details coming)

Tool and Chainsaw Safety, Maintenance, and Forest Protection Field Day – Trout Lake (details coming)
September 22, 2018

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse- Leavenworth
October 29 – December 17 (details coming)

Forest Health and Wildfire Hazard Workshop and Hands-On Demonstration – White Salmon
November 10 (details coming)

Ties to the Land, Succession Planning for Family Forest Owners – Spokane (details coming)
Friday, December 14, 2018


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