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Eastern Washington Regulations and Taxes

Includes:
Forest Practices Rules and Regulations
Introduction to Cultural and Historical Resources
Threatened and Endangered Species in Eastern Washington
Washington State Forest Land and Timber Taxes
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Introduction to Forestry in Eastern Washington

Includes:
Eastern Washington Forest Ecology
Forest Management and Silviculture Primer
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Western Washington Native Trees and Plants

Includes:
Native Trees of Western Washington
More Native Trees of Western Washington
Western Washington Native Plants
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Washington State Land and Timber Taxes

CourseID: ForestryOM18

Description:
This module covers current use taxation programs that can reduce property taxes for forest landowners. These programs include Designated Forest Land, Open Space Timber, and the Public Benefits Rating System (PBRS). The module also introduces two state taxes related to timber harvest: forest excise taxes and business and occupy (B&O) taxes.

Instructor: Chris Westwood, Washington Department of Revenue

Length: 16:17

Cost: $4.95

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Forest Insects in Western Washington

CourseID: ForestryOM19

Description:
This module will introduce you to the most common insects that impact forests in Western Washington, including bark beetles, wood borers, defoliating insects, and some exotic forest insect pests that have been introduced from other parts of the world. The module teach you how to recognize activity by these insects and steps you can take to minimize damage to your forest.

Instructor: Glenn Kohler, Washington Department of Natural Resources

Length: 29:09

Cost: $7.95

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Forest Insects in Eastern Washington

CourseID: ForestryOM22

Description:
This module will introduce you to the most common insects that impact forests in Eastern Washington, including bark beetles, wood borers, defoliating insects, and some exotic forest insect pests that have been introduced from other parts of the world. The module teach you how to recognize activity by these insects and steps you can take to minimize damage to your forest.

Instructor: Glenn Kohler, Washington Department of Natural Resources

Length: 34:38

Cost: $7.95

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Forest Health Concepts and Issues in the Pacific Northwest

CourseID: ForestryOM21

Description:
This module covers the fundamental concepts of forest health, including how forest health damage happens, what it means to have a healthy forest, and management principles for maintaining forest health. This module is a precursor to more in-depth modules on insects, diseases, and abiotic agents.

Instructor: Karen Ripley, Washington Department of Natural Resources

Length: 36:39

Cost: $7.95

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Managing a Successful Timber Sale: Top 10 Musts

CourseID: ForestryOM13

Description:
In this module, long-time forest consultant Ron Munro discusses the top ten “musts” for putting together a successful timber sale. These tips will help minimize your risk and liability as a landowner, get better value for your timber, and identify other important issues to address to ensure that the outcome of the sale meets your environmental and economic objectives and expectations.

Instructor: Ron Munro, Forestry Consultant

Length: 17:51

Cost: $8.95

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Eastern Washington Tree Identification and Silvics

CourseID: ForestryOM3

Description:
This module provides an introduction native trees in Eastern Washington forests. The module will guide you through identification, key features, and ecological characteristics of these species.

Instructor: Carol Mack, Washington State University Extension

Length: 27:15

Cost: $6.95

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