VASHON, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees through a Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, March 2-April 20, at the Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Rd. A field day will be Saturday, April 2.
Presented by Washington State University Extension, the course costs $215 and pre-registration is required. To register or learn more, visit http://forestry.wsu.edu/nps/events/cpvashon/ or contact WSU Extension Forestry at 206-263-1128.
The course teaches owners of wooded property how to assess their trees, avoid insect and disease problems, enhance wildlife habitat, get a fair deal when selling logs and take practical steps so their woods provide enjoyment for years to come.
Participants will develop a personalized Forest Stewardship Plan, which qualifying landowners can use to lower their property taxes.