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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.


Resource and Assistance Directories

Announcements and Events

Webinar: Wildlife Habitat on Small Woodlands
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Camano Island Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Wednesdays Starting March 27, 2019 – Sold Out

Colville Loggers Workshop
Friday March 29, 2019

Olympia Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Mondays Starting April 1, 2019

Webinar: The Future of Fire in Washington Forests — Risk and Responses
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Buckley Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Thursdays, Starting March April 18th, 2019

Vashon Forest Health Seminar
Monday, April 22, 2019

Woodinville Forest Health Seminar
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Forest and Range Owners Field Day 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 (details coming soon)

Hands-On Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance Training
Friday through Saturday, June 21-22, 2019