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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

  • Northeast Washington (serving Stevens, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Ferry Counties)
  • Puget Sound Area (serving Island, King, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish)
  • Southwest Washington (serving Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum Counties)

Online Learning

Our webinars offer online educational experiences (and fun!) brought to you by local experts on a wide range of topics specific to Washington forests.

Forest Stewardship University offers free, on-demand, self-paced online learning modules.

What does it mean to be a small forest landowner?


Resources and Directories

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.

Announcements and Events

Bigleaf maple syrup workshop

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 near Sultan

Western WA Fall Forestry Seminar

September 16 & 17, 2022

Farm & Forest Field Day at Vetter Farm

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Northeast WA Fall Seminar: Getting Forestry Work Done

Spokane, Friday, September 30, 2022 (optional field trip on Sat. Oct. 1, 2022)

Emerald Ash Borer Evening Workshops

October 5 & 6 (4PM-6PM) – Ridgefield and Olympia

Online Family Forest Field Day (Western WA)

Saturday, October 22nd

Coached Planning – Forest Stewardship Shortcourse (coming soon!)

Cle Elum, Thursdays, November 3rd – January 19

Forest Stewardship University is back!

Register now for free, on-demand, self-paced learning modules.

The Forest Overstory Podcast