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Forest Health Seminar – Jan. 26th in Stanwood

Learn why trees are dying and what to do

Dead and dying trees have proliferated throughout western Washington. Trees were particularly hard-hit in 2018, especially western redcedars, causing concern for many property owners. Washington State University (WSU) Extension Forestry will be giving a free public seminar to explain why so many trees are dying right now and what property owners can do.

Learn what makes forests healthy or unhealthy and how to recognize when there’s a problem on your property. Topics include insects, diseases, and drought, including their environmental roles and the important interactions between them. Learn about what property owners should do (and not do) to increase tree resilience and mitigate impacts. The seminar will be taught by Kevin Zobrist, associate professor of forestry at WSU and author of the book Native Trees of Western Washington.

Details and Registration

This seminar will be offered as one of the sessions at the Country Living Expo in Stanwood. This seminar is included in the cost of admission to the Expo. Space is limited, so register for the Country Living Expo early to ensure your spot.

For more information, contact the Country Living Expo organizers or call Skagit County Extension at 360-428-4270.

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