REPUBLIC, Wash. – Washington State University Extension and Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ forestry experts are offering two forest health workshops.
The workshops will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in Mazama, and Saturday, Oct. 1, in Tonasket. Loggers who attend one of the workshops can earn five Master Logger Program (MLP) credits.
Attendees will learn what constitutes a healthy forest and what can be done to maintain health. They will also learn how to recognize forest health problems, identify common forest insects and diseases, manage stand density and measure forest health indicators.
The Sept. 24 workshop will be held at the Mazama Community Club, located at 512 Goat Creek Rd., Mazama. The Oct. 1 workshop will be held at the Tonasket Community Cultural Center, located at 411 Western Ave., Tonasket.
Registration is $15, payable by check to Ferry County Title 3. Please mail to WSU Ferry County Extension, 350 E. Delaware Ave., #29, Republic, WA 99166.
For more information, contact WSU Extension educator Emily Burt at 509-775-5225, ext. 1114, or email at emburt@wsu.edu. A registration form and additional information can also be found online at http://county.wsu.edu/ferry/nrs.