Videos - WSU Extension Forestry

WEBINARS by WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, EXTENSION FORESTRY

 

Western Washington Online Field Day, October 22, 2022

  • Chainsaw safety and maintenance, by J.D. Fernstrom
  • Emerging diseases in western Washington, by Joey Hulbert
  • Forest health in western Washington, by Glenn Kohler
  • Forest measurements, by Kevin Zobrist
  • Forest soils, by Dave Peterson
  • Garry oak restoration, by Kai Hoffman-Krull and Doug McCuthcen
  • Invasive forest weeds in western Washington, by Skye Pelliccia
  • Non-timber forest products, by Patrick Shults
  • Shiitake mushroom cultivation, by Kevin Zobrist
  • Thinning and pruning, by Kevin Zobrist
  • Variable density thinning, by Matt Provencher
  • Wildfire risk reduction in western Washington, by Jenny Coe and Jason McMillen
  • Wildlife species and habitats, by Ken Bevis and Brent Haverkamp

 

Climate Symposium, sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, June 2022

     Night 1:

  • Carbon sequestration 101: The basics of the biogenic carbon cycle and strategies for Washington forests and forest products to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases.  Presented by Edie Sonne Hall.
  • Carbon smart forestry: What is it and how do you measure it? Presented by Elaine Oneil.

     Night 2:

  • Forest Carbon Projects on King County Forestlands. Presented by Richard Martin.
  • Forest Carbon Works: Carbon Market Access for the Small Woodland Owner. Presented by Sandy Letzing.

     Night 3:

  • NCX Forest Carbon Program: A Carbon Program for all Forest Landowners. Presented by Mary Powers.
  • Current Carbon Opportunities: For Small Forest Landowners, from a Small Forest Landowner. Presented by .John Henrickson

Western redcedar dieback. May 2022. 1 hour

  • Community science: To advance knowledge and learning about western redcedar dieback, presented by Joey Hulbert.
  • How is climate affecting western red cedar dieback? Evidence from tree rings, presented by Robbie Andrus

Climate Symposium 2022

Week 1: 

  • Climate change impacts and adaptation for small forest landowners in western Washington.  Presented by Crystal Raymond
  • Climate change: How might it effect Washington's wildlife.  Presented by Ken Bevis

Week 2:

  • Climate change effects on forest insects and diseases. Presented by Glenn Kohler
  • Trees, drought, and heat. Presented by Henry Adams

Week 3:

  • Reforestation considerations for private landowners under a changing climate.  Presented by Robert Slesak
  • Options for adapting forest tree species composition in a changing climate.  Presented by Rolf Gersonde

Introduction to bigleaf maple sugaring.  A webinar presented by Kevin Zobrist, Patrick Shults, and Grace Garrison.  Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, January 12, 2022. 1 hour.  Also available: Slides without audio. Answers to questions not addressed during the webinar.

Fall 2021 Webinar Series

Healthy forest understories and the weeds that get in the way.  A webinar presented by Skye Pelliccia.  Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, August 26, 2021. 1 hour, 25 minutes.

Wildlife hot topics: Wolves, grizzly bears, snowy owls, murrelets, salmon...  A webinar presented by Ken Bevis.  Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, August 20, 2021. 1 hour.

Forest health highlights.  A webinar presented by Glenn Kohler.  Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, August 17, 2021. 1 hour, 7 minutes

Variable density thinning. A webinar presented by Matt Provencher.  Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, 2021. 1 hour, 20 minutes

Who lives here now? Common forest wildlife species in Washington.  A webinar presented by Ken Bevis, July 29, 2021. 1 hour, 8 minutes.

2021 Forest Owners' Winter School.  Enjoy the extensive collection of presentations made at this online school held February 27, 2021.  The presentations are also listed individually in the appropriate section of Educational Resources by Subject on the WFFA web site.

Tech Series

     Google Earth tutorial

     Using the Web Soil Survey

     PlotHound for forest inventory

     Navigating the DNR Forest Practices Application

     iNaturalist and citizen forest health projects

Tree Planting Series

          #1 - Choosing your trees, presented by Patrick Shults, WSU Extension Forester. 32 minutes. 2020.

          #2 - Preparing the site, presented by Matt Provencher, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 36 minutes. 2020.

          #3 - Getting them in the ground, presented by Matt Provencher, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 28 minutes. 2020.

          #4 - Keeping an eye out: insects and disease, presented by Dan Omdal, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 35 minutes. 2020.

          #5 - Keeping an eye out: animal damage, presented by Ken Bevis, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 40 minutes. 2020.

A dead tree's excellent adventure: There's nothing bogus about dead wood! Presented by Ken Bevis. 2020. 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Lions and squirrels and bears! Oh my! Wildlife and forest habitats in Washington.  Presented by Ken Bevis. 2020. 1 hour, 22 minutes.

Moving the target: managing your forest in a changing climate. Presented by David Peterson. 2020. 1 hour, 29 minutes.

Growing edible mushrooms on logs. 2020. 1 hour, 6 minutes.

Why are so many conifers dying? A look at current forest and tree health issues.   Presented by Kevin Zobrist. Washington State University Extension Forestry. 2020. 1 hour, 30 minutes

Dang it! Who chewed my tree? Animal damage to trees and what to do about it. Presented by Ken Bevis.  Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour.

Site preparation: Well begun is half done - proper site preparation and early vegetation control.Presented by Matt Provencher. Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 13 minutes.

Selecting and planting forest seedlings (or, Plant trees like a boss (so that you only have to do it once). Presented by Matt Provencher, Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 10 minutes.

If you build it, they will come - to your habitat. Fun wildlife habitat enhancements for landownersPresented by Ken Bevis, Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 16 minutes.

Plantea non grata (a.k.a. unwanted plants). A webinar presented by Sasha Shaw, King County Noxious Weed Control Program. Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 25 minutes.

The four horsemen of the the root disease apocalypse. Presented by Kevin Zobrist. Washington State University Extension Forestry. 2020. 48 minutes.

Princes in disguise: frogs and other amphibians in northwest woodlands.  A webinar presented by Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour.

Wildfire in western Washington: a different animal. A webinar presented by Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 45 minutes.