Washington State University Extension

Extension Forestry

North Puget Sound

Forestry Field Day

July 26, 2014 – Arlington


An Out-In-The-Woods Family Education Event

Got woods? The Forestry Field Day features a suite of outdoor workshops for people with wooded property. Forestry specialists from around the region will be providing instruction, demonstrations, and resources throughout the day on a variety of topics that will help you to better understand, protect, enhance, and enjoy your woods.

Topics will include:

insects/diseases/animal damage, wildlife, thinning, pruning, growing edible mushrooms, measuring trees, wildfire prevention, invasive species control, tree planting and seedling care, and soils.


  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday July 26th
  • Gates open at 8:00 AM
  • If possible, please be parked and checked in by 9:00 AM
  • The last session ends at 3:30 PM



Graves Property, 13818 184th St NE (Mattson Rd) near Arlington in Snohomish County

Driving Directions



  • $25 per person or $35 per couple before July 15th
  • $35 per person or $45 per couple July 15th or later (including at the gate)
  • Student rate: contact us at 425-357-6017 for details.
  • Children may attend free.
  • Financial assistance is available on a need basis. Please contact us at 425-357-6017 for information.
  • Darrington Residents – A registration fee waiver and free bus transportation from Darrington to the field day site is available, but pre-registration is required. To pre-register for this, contact Lauren Grand at 425-357-6023 or


Registration Options

Register at the gate

Bring cash or check to the registration booth. Note: we cannot accept debit or credit cards on site. Exact change is appreciated.

Pre-Registration is now closed.


What to expect

By the registration area will be several informational exhibits for you to browse in the morning and during the lunch hour. The workshop stations are located in the woods, about a 5-10 minute walk from the registration and exhibit area. Access the stations is via well-maintained forest roads with moderate inclines. There will be five workshop sessions (two before lunch and three after). For each session period, you will get to pick from the workshops offered for that session time. A schedule showing what workshops are offered at what times (and the station locations) will be provided when you arrive. The sessions will run one hour, followed by 10 minutes to walk to your next station.

Portable restrooms, coffee, refreshments, and drinking water will be available on-site.


Suggested items to bring

  • A picnic lunch (lunch will not be provided on site, and there are not restaurants immediately nearby)
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes, and a walking stick if desired
  • Something to take notes with
  • Camera


With thanks to our partners

This program is made possible in part by funding from the Snohomish Conservation District and the Society of American Foresters.

Agencies and organizations contributing instructors and in-kind support include the Washington Department of Natural Resources, USDA Forest Service, and Snohomish County.


All Are Welcome

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Lauren Grand at 600 128th St SE Everett, WA 98208, 425-357-6023, at least two weeks prior to the event.

Extension Forestry, North Puget Sound Extension Forestry, 600 128th St SE, Everett, WA 98208-6353, 425-357-6017, Contact Us
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