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Washington State University Extension Forestry Program

Welcome

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

Pacific Northwest Agroforestry Workshop and Becoming a Technical Service Provider
Spokane, WA
Tuesday – Wednesday, September 17-18, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019 (Becoming a Technical Service Provider workshop)

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

Concrete Forest Health Seminar
Friday, September 27, 2019

Creating Healthy, Wildfire-Safe, and Wildlife-Friendly Forests
Workshop and Field Demonstration 

Leavenworth (workshop) and Plain (demo), WA
Friday, October 4, 2019

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners
Forks, WA
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Kelso Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Wednesdays, Starting October 16, 2019

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

Monroe Forest Health and Fire Seminar
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (new date)

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners (details coming!)
Ellensburg, WA
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Online Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse
Tuesdays, Starting January 28, 2020

Foresters Roundtable
Spokane, WA
Thursday, January 23, 2020

WSU-UI Family Foresters Workshop
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Friday, January 23, 2020

Forest Owners Winter School (details coming!)
Colville, WA
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Western WA Forest Owners Winter School (details coming!)
Auburn, WA
Saturday, February 29, 2020