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Bigleaf Maple Syrup Workshop – February 1, 2024, near Duvall

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2024 Did you know that you can make maple syrup from our native bigleaf maple here in Washington? Bigleaf maple yields a a delicious syrup with some unique flavors of caramel and vanilla. Sought after by high end restaurants, many people find bigleaf maple syrup to be […]

Climate Change and Puget Sound Area Forests Webinar – November 16, 2023

Are you concerned about the health of your trees in a changing climate? Join us on Thursday, November 16, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. for a free webinar on climate change and Puget Sound area forests. Learn about what to expect, practical strategies for increasing forest resilience, and where to go for help and additional […]

Root Rot Mitigation Field Tour – November 18, 2023 in Woodinville

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2023 Laminated root rot is one of the most prolific forest health issues that forest landowners face. Join us in Woodinville on Saturday, November 18, 2023 Field Tour – November 18, 2023, in Woodinville to explore a laminated root rot site that just had a sanitation harvest […]

Emerald Ash Borer Webinar

Emerald Ash Borer Has Been Found in the Pacific Northwest . . . . . . and it’s bad news for ash trees.  Emerald ash borer is an invasive beetle that became established in the…

Forestry Lunch Breaks – Forest Insects

  Spend lunch learning about insect pests in Western Washington! Western Washington is home to some of the most productive forestland in the world, but that doesn’t mean our trees are "out of the woods"…

Forestry Lunch Breaks – Root Rots

Spend lunch learning about root diseases! Western Washington is home to some of the most productive forestland in the world, but that doesn’t mean our trees are "out of the woods" when it comes to…

Forestry Lunch Breaks – Washington Birds

Spend lunch learning about Washington’s birds! Washington State and the greater Pacific Northwest are home to many species of birds.  Private timberlands can serve as critical habitat for many of these species, partly because these…

Forestry Lunch Breaks – Hardwoods of Western Washington

Spend lunch learning about what hardwoods have to offer! In western Washington, hardwoods have largely been ignored or maligned in favor of more valuable commercial timber species like Doug-fir and other conifers.  However, hardwoods provide…