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September 2018

Invasive Forest Weed Control, Sept. 15th 2018, Mount Vernon

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Got weeds? Invasive forest weeds cause economic and environmental damage 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 and Scotch broom popping up on your property? Invasive weeds not only inhibit the growth of or even kill your trees, they cause significant ecological harm by taking over ecosystems, crowding out native species, degrading wildlife habitat, and increasing erosion. Controlling these noxious…

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Ties to the Land, September 15, 2018 McCleary, WA

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ties to the Land, succession planning for landowners Do you own and care for farm or forest land? If so, you probably have strong feelings about leaving your land in good condition for the future. Succession Planning—the human side of Estate Planning—focuses on ways to maintain family ties to the land from generation to generation, building awareness of key challenges facing family businesses, and motivating families to address those challenges. For more information click here

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Coach Planning, Chehalis, September 17th, 2018

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Helping You Manage Your Forest Towards Your Goals Forest Stewardship Coached Planning is a comprehensive series of classes that are taught by recognized forestry experts from around the state of Washington.   This series both educates and inspires landowners to become stewards of their forest and equips them with the knowledge and resources to achieve their goals.  Don’t know what your goals are?  That’s okay too.  Through the nine sessions we will cover an array of forestry-related topics that will allow you to…

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Coach Planning, Arlington, September 18th, 2018

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Forest Stewardship Coached Planning A forestry class for Property Owners Fall 2018 – Arlington   Your Land. Your Trees. Your Goals. Natural beauty, wildlife, ecosystem health, harvest income, family ties, privacy, and peace and quiet are some of the many reasons people value their forestland. Whatever your values are, this comprehensive university-based forestry class will help you get the most out of the land you love. Whether you have just a few wooded acres or a larger forest tract, if…

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Red Alder Management Workshop, September 29th 2018, Kent WA

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Alder challenges and opportunities This workshop will take a comprehensive look at the challenges and opportunities that alder presents to landowners. We will explore management options for different alder stand types, including young, dense thickets and older stands that are falling apart. We will talk about market opportunities for alder and how to recognize and grow high-quality trees. We will also talk about managing natural succession for property owners who don’t want to clear-cut the alder but also don’t want…

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October 2018

Society of American Foresters National Convention, October 3rd – 7th 2018

October 3 - October 7

SAF National Convention Portland, Oregon • October 3-7, 2018 Forest Policy and Science-Management Interactions Join us and gain information on: •  Cutting-edge forest science with practical application •  Case studies showcasing best practices •  Adaptive management examples from forest practitioners •  On-the-ground workshops in broad interest areas •  Forest management in the Pacific Northwest For more information please click here

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Washington Tree Farm Program Quarterly Meeting- October 11th, 2018

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meetings are held at Washington Forest Protection Agency Conference room between 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Please email info@watreefarm.org or by phone (360) 602-1603 if you plan on attending.

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Alder Management Workshop, Raymond, WA October 13, 2018

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to grow red alder from the experts! No longer considered a “weed-tree”, red alder is now very marketable wood and log prices are competing even with Douglas fir.  However, red alder management can be tricky and comes with equal parts challenge and opportunity.  With that in mind, this workshop will cover all things alder as they relate to small forest owners.  Forestry experts will help equip you with the knowledge and resources to grow alder with research-backed management practices. What…

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November 2018

Ties to the Land Succession Planning, Enumclaw, November 3, 2018

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ties to the Land Succession Planning for Family Forests and Farms   Enumclaw – November 3, 2018   Keep Your Family Forest or Farm in the Family The Importance of Succession Planning Your land will outlive you. Who will care for it when you’re gone? Will it be a family legacy or a family squabble? Will it be kept intact and protected, or will it be divided up and sold off in pieces? Will it become a source of conflict…

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December 2018

Ties to the Land Succussion Planning for Family Forest Owners, Spokane, WA, December 14th , 2018

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you own and care for farm or forest land?If so, you probably have strong feelings about leaving your land in good condition for the future. Succession Planning—the human side of Estate Planning—focuses on ways to maintain family ties to the land from generation to generation, building awareness of key challenges facing family businesses, and motivating families to address those challenges.   for more details here

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