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February 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Forest OwnersWinter School, Feb. 29th, Auburn, WA

Forestry Winter School helps woodland owners care for their forests
Auburn, Wash. – With an alarming increase in the number of dead trees throughout Pacific
Northwest, taking better care of forested areas is critical. Owners of wooded property around the
Puget Sound will build skills for caring for their land and trees at the Western Washington Forest
Owner’s Winter School on Saturday, February 29 th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Green River
College, in Auburn.
Washington State University Extension and King Conservation District will host the all-day
indoor event, which will feature workshops, demonstrations, and resources on a variety of topics
for forest property owners of all skill levels (from “newbie” to seasoned veteran). Participants
will can choose up to six workshops to attend. Topics include forest health issues in Western
Washington, chainsaw safety and maintenance, wildlife, wildfire prevention, mushroom
cultivation on logs beaver management, invasive weed control, and more. There will also be
vendor exhibits and time for participants to network with professionals and fellow forest


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February 29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm