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Extension Forestry

Introduction to Forestry in Eastern Washington

Eastern Washington Forest Ecology
Forest Management and Silviculture Primer

CourseID: ForestryOC2

Cost: $12.95

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Note: Access to this online course is guaranteed for at least one year after purchasing.

This course includes two modules:

1. Eastern Washington Forest Ecology
This module provides an introduction to forest ecology in Eastern Washington forests. Forest ecology is the study of the forest as a whole, emphasizing the interaction of all parts. Understanding forest ecology enables you, as a landowner, to comprehend the natural processes that influence forest vegetation and wildlife. Key concepts covered in this module include disturbance, plant succession, shade-tolerance, stand structure, and fire regimes.
Instructor: Emily Burt, Washington State University Extension
Length: 20:46
2. Forest Management and Silviculture Primer
This module will introduce you to silvicultural concepts and techniques in Washington state for achieving a variety of objectives such as forest health, wildlife habitat, and timber production. Topics covered include stand development, harvest systems, thinning, and cultural practices.
Instructor: Don Hanley, Washington State University Extension (emeritus)
Length: 28:00
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