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Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University.

Family forest management focus of field day

  WSU Extension educator Andy Perleberg teaches a short course for family forest landowners that helps them focus on what they want to accomplish. Photo courtesy of WSU Extension     EVERETT – The annual Western Washington Family Forest Owners Field Day in King County will be presented by WSU Extension and the Washington State Department […]

Family Forest Expo presented in Auburn

  OLYMPIA – The second ever Family Forest Expo will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Green River Community College in Auburn.   Family owners of private forestland in Washington will have the opportunity to learn how to keep their forests safe and healthy.   Some 220,000 families in Washington own more than half […]