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Starting March 2: Class offered for woodland owners

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.

woodland-owners-course-2Presented 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.

 

Contacts:
Kelsey Ketcheson, WSU Extension, 206-263-1128, kelsey.ketcheson@wsu.edu
Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension, 253-241-5043, bfradd@wsu.edu

 

 

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