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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, 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.


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

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners
Twisp, WA
Saturday, March 14, 2020 (POSTPONED)

24th Loggers Workshop
Colville, WA
Monday, March 23, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Ties to the Land – Succession Planning for Landowners
Montesano, WA
Friday, March 27, 2020 [POSTPONED]

Washington Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting
Leavenworth, WA
Monday, April 6, through Wednesday, April 8, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Qualified Tree Farm Inspector Training
Leavenworth, WA
Monday, April 6, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Log-Grown Specialty Mushroom Webinar (FULL)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Pacific Northwest Agroforestry Workshop
Eugene, OR
April 21-23, 2020 (POSTPONED)

Forest and Rangeland Owners Field Day (details coming!)
Chewelah, WA
Friday, June 26, 2020

Family Forest Field Day (details coming)
Winlock, WA
Saturday, August 22, 2020