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April 2018

Walks, Talks & Workshop – Managing a family Forest- April 21st, 2018

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Managing a Family Forest: Now and in the Future Come learn the lessons that the Watts family, third generation forestland owners, have learned over the course of managing their 70-acre tree farm. Topics covered will include precommercial thinning, invasive species removal, restoration, and road building, and there will be time for discussion. Speakers Andrea Watts is a freelance science writer who specializes in covering forestry-related topics. We will be joined by her family who are learning to manage their timber for a sustainable forest and retirement funding. Walk & Talk This April talk will feature lovely blooms and Spring conditions, so pack your waterproof cameras, jackets, and bring a hat! The Watts Farm has a nice trail but sturdy shoes are recommended. For more information click here

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Coach Planning Workshop Series – Aberdeen, WA

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

COACHED PLANNING SERIES – ABERDEEN Monday evenings (6:00PM – 9:00PM), April 23 – June 18 Helping Family Forest Owners Develop Plans and Find Resources to Achieve Personal Goals Is your forest healthy?  How do you know?  When harvesting timber, what is your fair share?  Is a handshake good enough?  How do you enhance wildlife habitat and protect your land from wildfire?  How do you harvest timber sustainably without harming your land?  A Forest Stewardship Shortcourse will help you answer these…

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May 2018

Invasive Forest Weed Control, May 5th, 2018, Bellingham

May 5 @ 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…

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June 2018

Invasive Forest Weed Control, June 2nd 2018, Kent, WA

June 2 @ 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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Forest and Range Owners Field Day – June 23rd, 2018, Valleyford, WA

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Whether you own a “home in the woods” or many acres of land, this “out in the woods” educational event is packed with practical “how-to” information that you need to know. Stewarding land is both rewarding and challenging. Successful management is due to the decisions you make and the actions you take. Attending the Forest and Range Owners Field Day will prepare you to plan and execute sound practices, enabling you to accomplish your management objectives, reduce risks, and protect…

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July 2018

Washington Tree Farm Program Quarterly Meeting – July 12th, 2018

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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Nourse Tree Farm Open House – July 21st, Arlington

July 21

You are invited to visit the 2018 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year’s tree farm on July 21. The New Family is co-sponsoring an Open House from 10:00 am to 3:00pm (1130 Stanwood Bryant Road, Arlington) with the WFFA, the Washington Tree Farm Program, the Snohomish County Conservation District, and WSU Extension Forestry. Come celebrate the Nourse Tree Farm Family’s award, learn about their tree farm management which has included an extensive stream restoration project that involved re-creation of about 200 yards of stream channel and…

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August 2018

Succession Planning for Family Forest Owners – Olympia, WA, August 11, 2018

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Succession planning workshop for family landowners in the south Puget Sound area   Olympia, Wash. – Washington State University Extension is offering the award-winning “Ties to the Land” succession planning workshop in Olympia in August. Succession planning is the human side of estate planning, and is a way for families to maintain their ties to the land across multiple generations, building awareness of the key challenges facing family businesses, and motivating families to address the challenges. It is a facilitated…

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FSC US Controlled Wood Regional Meetings, August 14th, 2018, Portland, OR

August 14

This summer, the Forest Stewardship Council US is undertaking an innovative and exciting initiative to help identify practical actions that forest product companies can take to reduce the risk of procuring wood from forests where important ecological values are threatened. Through this initiative, the Forest Stewardship Council US will host three regional meetings as one part of our revised approach to managing the use of non-certified forest materials in FSC products.   The meetings are scheduled as follows:   July…

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Westside forestry Field Day, August 18th, 2018, Woodland

August 18

West Side Forestry Field Day – August 18, 2018 (Woodland, WA) The annual Forestry Field Day attracts hundreds of landowners from all around the region to learn about a variety of forestry topics in a hands-on setting, including forest health, wildlife habitat and management, thinning and pruning, chainsaw safety, noxious weed management, and many more. Click here for more information

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