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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

Online Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse (Northwest Section)
Tuesdays, Starting January 28, 2020

Online Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourse (Southwest Section) 
Tuesdays, Starting January 28, 2020

Foresters Roundtable
Spokane, WA
Thursday, January 23, 2020

28th Family Foresters Workshop
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Friday, January 24, 2020

Forest Owners Winter School, Colville
Colville, WA
Saturday, February 1, 2020  (see Schedule as of 01/19/2020)

Forest Owners Winter School 
Vancouver, WA
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Forest Owners Winter School 
Auburn, WA
Saturday, February 29, 2020

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

Forest & Range Owners Field Day (details coming!)
Chewelah, WA
Saturday, June 27, 2020