Coached Planning for Northeast Washington.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Hybrid model, in person and remote (subject to COVID rules). Sept. 20 - Nov. 17. 6-8 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays. Pre-registration required.

WSU Extension Forestry

This course is for properties in Northeast Washington (Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Spokane counties). Landowners in other counties of Eastern Washington may register for this class. However, priority registration will be given to landowners in Northeast Washington.

Topics covered include:

Learn how to identify the trees on your property

What is the risk of wildfire on your property and what steps can we take to mitigate it.

Forest Health issues and what pests may be attacking your trees

Wildlife and habitat creation

Learn about forest practices rules

Identify the soils present on your property

How to create recreational trails and access roads safely

Forest inventory and timber management

Tree planting and reforestion

Agroforestry, silvopasture, and special forest products

Cultural Resources and Native American uses of the land

Successional planning for future generations

Where does it count?

As part of this class we will “coach” you in the writing of your own simple forestry plan that may qualify you for property tax reductions, federal and state conservation cost-share grants, and the American Tree Farm certification of sustainable management.

The Northeast Washington course will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Monday and Wednesday evenings, Sept. 20th – Nov. 17th

Online and in-person – WSU Extension Forestry will now be bringing you Coached Planning in a hybrid model. Classes will be offered via Zoom. Students can either remotely watch lectures from their homes or can join in a live classroom at the Spokane Community College, Colville branch.

Cost: $100

Space is limited and is first-come, first-served. Pre-registration required.