Puget Sound Area Contacts

The faculty and staff below serve Island, King, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish counties.


Kevin W. Zobrist

Professor, Extension Forestry
Mailing Address:
6705 Puget Park Drive
Snohomish, WA 98296
425-231-4524 (cell)

Kevin is a professor at Washington State University, overseeing the Extension Forestry program in Island, King, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish Counties. Kevin joined WSU Extension in 2007. He provides forestry education programming, including the forest stewardship “Coached Planning” short courses, workshops on a variety of forestry topics, interpretive programs, and individual assistance for landowners. He also develops publications, technical manuals, and other resources for forest landowners. Kevin has a BS in forest management and an MS in forest economics, both from the University of Washington. Before joining the faculty at WSU, he was a research scientist at the University of Washington College of Forest Resources.


Sarah Stewart

Extension Forestry Coordinator
Mailing Address:
560 Naches Ave SW Ste 130
Renton, WA 98057

Quinn Merrick

Extension Forestry Coordinator
Mailing address:
6705 Puget Park Dr
Snohomish, WA 98296

Other Forest Stewardship Contacts

Visit the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Landowner Assistance Portal for information on DNR services available to small forest landowners.

Download Forestry Education and Assistance for Washington Forest and Woodland Property Owners for a more complete directory of key agencies and contacts for forest owners throughout Washington.