Videos

See all of our videos on the Washington Farm Forestry Association Youtube Channel

 

WFFA ANNUAL MEETING PRESENTATIONS

2018 - Wild Fire - Building Community and Forest Resilience

2019 - 20th Anniversary of Forests and Fish: Past, Present and Future

 

EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS AT CHAPTER MEETINGS

Bugs & Crud at Rafter Seven Ranch by Patti Playfair, Randy Burke, and Melissa Fischer (DNR Forest Entomologist)

Who will buy my oversized logs? by Rich Nelson

Riparian Management Alternatives for Forests Under Fire: An Alternative Approach to No-Touch Buffers, by Elaine Oneil

Where should I plant red alder?, by Connie Harrington

The future of commercial wood production by Mike Warjone

 

ABOUT OUR MEMBERS

David New - 2019 National Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year - Nourse Tree Farm

Andy Phillipson - I married the farmer's daughter

Steve Barnowe-Meyer - Why I Support WFFA

Ken Miller - Why we are members of Washington Farm Forestry Association

Vic Musselman - My Tree Farm and Me

 

NOMINEES FOR WASHINGTON STATE TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR

2020 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Elmore Vance Tree Farm

2020 Nominee - Pomeroy Tree Farm

2020 Nominee - Five Point Lodge Tree Farm

2019 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year -O'Neill Pine Company

2019 Nominee - Olele Woodlands

2018 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Nourse Tree Farm owned by the New Family

2018 Nominee - HoJo's Newaukum Tree Farm owned by Michelle Blake Morgan

2017 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Five Springs Tree Farm, owned by the Kingsbury Family

2017 Nominee - Micheal Hurley Tree Farm2016 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Lawffer Family

2016 Nominee - J.D. Logan Tree Farm, owned by Bill Logan

 

WEBINARS by WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, EXTENSION FORESTRY

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.

FUN AND INTERESTING VIDEOS

Ken Bevis is DNR’s stewardship wildlife biologist and a talented songwriter and artist. Enjoy this music video "True Bear" from Ken. Credits: Recorded live on the Golden Gate Bridge at Nourse Tree Farm in north Snohomish County, WA; Music, lyrics and performance by Ken Bevis; Video recording by Brendan White and Dave New; Bear video clips and photos from wildlife cameras at Nourse Tree Farm; Video editing by Dave New 

WEBINARS BY OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

OSU Extension was not able to hold its 2020 Tree School so has converted it to a series of webinarson a wide range of topics, including forest management, health, fire, wildlife, and more.

OTHER

Members of Class 42 of Washington Agriculture and Forestry Leadership Program who were foresters, created a video titled "Forestry 101" for their classmates, to introduce them to the industry.  It is a good overview of all aspects of forestry.