Starting March 29: Class offered for woodland owners

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.

Presented by WSU Extension, the course costs $185 before March 16 and $215 after. Pre-registration is required. To register or learn more, visit 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 many years.

Participants will develop a personalized Forest Stewardship Plan, which qualifying landowners can use to lower their property taxes.


Lauren Grand, WSU Extension, 425-357-6023,
Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension, 253-241-5043,