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Forest Owners Winter School

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Forest Owners Winter School

Feb. 17, 2018

9 am – 4:30 pm

Community Colleges of Spokane – Colville Center

Forest Owners Winter School sponsored by:

  • Washington State University Extension
  • Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
  • Family Forest Foundation
  • Washington Farm Forestry Association
  • USDA Forest Service
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Forest Owners Winter School is a hands-on, interactive educational event for families who own forestland in Washington.

  • Get practical, “how-to” advice on simple stewardship practices
  • Talk with agency and natural resource professionals from Eastern and Western Washington who are available to assist you in meeting your family’s goals
  • Meet other landowners (maybe a neighbor!)
  • See equipment displays and speak to vendors
  • Get your forestry questions answered at the resource center

There will be a resource area featuring exhibitors, vendors, and displays by public, private, and nonprofit organizations that provide products and services to assist landowners. 

Session topics include:

  • Chainsaw safety and maintenance (a 3-hour hands-on workshop. Bring your saw!)
  • Common noxious weeds and their controlling class
  • Fish and Wildlife Habitat
  • Forest Health
  • Forest Soils
  • Forest Taxation
  • Hand Tools
  • Landowner assistance programs (technical and financial assistance)
  • Protecting your home and forest from fire
  • Silviculture
  • Technology for your Forest
  • Tree and shrub identification
  • Working with consulting foresters and the realities of selling timber

Download brochure and registration form here: 2018 Forest Owners Winter School Brochure

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

Andy Perleberg
Phone:
509.667.6540
Email:
andyp@wsu.edu

Venue

Community Colleges of Spokane
985 S. Elm Street
Colville, WA 99114 United States
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Phone:
509-684-2588