Forest Grown Shiitake Mushroom Production Workshop – June 5, 2024 in Clinton

This introductory workshop covers the basics of producing shiitake mushrooms on logs, either as an enterprise to add to your farm’s crop lineup, or as a small side business. The workshop will have a hands-on and interactive component. Each participant will get to inoculate a log during the workshop to take home afterwards. Participants will […]

Shaw Island Twilight Forest Tour – July 11, 2024

Join WSU Extension Forestry for a twilight forest tour at Osprey Pond on Shaw Island. In addition to seeing the pond and the wildlife habitat it provides, we see what and island landscape looks like after thinning and fuels reduction to restore historical conditions. We will also talk about EQIP and other cost share programs […]

Trail Building Workshop – July 13, 2024 near Enumclaw

At this workshop, you will learn the principles of sustainable trail design and construction as well as an intro to hand building tread and using common trail tools. This is an opportunity to ask a trail building expert all your trail building questions and learn about trails through hands-on learning, as we will be building […]

Gig Harbor Twilight Forest Tour – July 16, 2024

Join us for a late afternoon walk at Mount Grant Preserve, where we’ll see rocky balds, savanna woodlands, and mixed forest habitats. We’ll discuss what these unique habitats are telling us about land use history,…

Invasive Forest Weed Field Practicum – August 23, 2024 in Auburn

Is ivy pulling down your trees? Are blackberries taking over your newly planted trees? Do you have stubborn holly in your understory? Are dreaded species like knotweed, yellow archangel, spurge laurel, and Scotch broom popping up on your property? Controlling these noxious invaders is a challenging but essential task for landowners. At this field practicum, […]

Whidbey Coached Planning starts September 6, 2024

Our flagship class will teach you how to assess your trees, avoid insect and disease problems, attract wildlife, and take practical steps to keep your forest on track to provide enjoyment and even income for years to come. In this class you will develop your own Forest Stewardship Plan, which brings state recognition as a […]

Women Owning Woodlands – Wildflower Walk

May 18, 2024 1:00 – 3:30 PM Toledo, WA Join us for a springtime wildflower walk at Cowlitz Ridge Tree Farm near Toledo WA! This gorgeous Tree Farm is co-owned and managed by WOW leaders Ann Stinson and Lou Jean Clark. Cowlitz Ridge Tree Farm has trees ages one to 125. Historically this land has […]

Western WA Forest Owners’ Winter School – March 16, 2024 in Auburn

Winter School is the classroom counterpart to our summer field days. Designed to let you attend multiple workshops all in the same day, the Winter School will help you address challenges on your property, restore healthy forest conditions, and achieve your goals. Whether you are a novice to family forestry, or your family has owned […]