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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)
  • Northeast Washington (serving Stevens, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Ferry Counties)

Online Events

Our webinars offer online educational experiences (and fun!) brought to you by local experts 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

2020 Forest Stewardship Webinar Series

  • 7/14/2020: Plantae non grata – Invasive species on small woodlands
  • 7/28/2020: The four horsemen of the root disease apocalypse

Online Workshop: Forestland Safety and Security
Monday, July 9 (9:00AM-Noon)

Online Workshop Series: Focus on Wildlife — Using Trail Cameras. (details coming!)
Monday’s, Aug 3, 10, 17 (9:00AM-Noon)

Other Events

Forest and Rangeland Owners Field Day (cancelled)
Chewelah, WA

PNW Agroforestry Workshop
Eugene, OR
October 14-16, 2020

Washington State Society of American Foresters 2021 Conference
Leavenworth, WA
Monday, April 19, through Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Qualified Tree Farm Inspector Training
Leavenworth, WA
Monday, April 19, 2021