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May 17-18: Workshop helps communities lessen wildfire risk
May 5, 2016

firewiseAIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. – A free workshop about fire behavior and community organizing to defend against wildfires will be Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18, at the Enduris Training Facility in Airway Heights. The address is 1610 S. Technology Blvd., Spokane, Wash.

‘Treemageddon’ storm shifts to Arbor Day
April 25, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane will observe a bittersweet National Arbor Day this Friday, April 29. Not only is the ponderosa pine its official tree, but the city has been declared a Tree City USA for 12 years in a row by the National Arbor Foundation.

March 31: Wildfire aftermath focus of logger’s workshop
March 29, 2016

loggingCOLVILLE, Wash. – State-of-the-art information on sustainable forest management practices will be provided by regional experts at the 22nd Annual Logger’s Workshop 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Ag Trade Center, 317 W. Astor, Colville.

Researchers grow cyberforests to predict climate change
February 24, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks.

Starting March 29: Class offered for woodland owners
February 24, 2016

LoggingEVERETT, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees through a Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 29-May 17, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. A field day will be Saturday, April 30.

Starting March 2: Class offered for woodland owners
February 16, 2016

woodland-owners-course-1VASHON, 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.

March 2: Webinar on carbon tax, biofuel policy
February 16, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – A webinar on the effectiveness of a Pacific Northwest revenue-neutral carbon tax as it relates to federal biofuel policy will be hosted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, by Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest.

March 11-12: Landowners learn about selling their logs
February 15, 2016

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By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

AUBURN, Wash. – Woodland owners will learn to organize a timber sale that meets their objectives and is profitable and safe for their woodlot at the “Selling Logs from your Property” symposium March 11-12 at Green River College in Auburn.