Popular Forest Landowners’ Winter School Returns to In-Person Classes
February 14, 2023
WSU Extension, DNR offer day of seminars on forest health, habitat, chainsaw safety and more at Spokane Community College’s Colville campus.
Forest landowners in Eastern Washington interested in forest health, wildfire prevention and other topics will have the opportunity this year to attend WSU Extension’s popular Forest Owners Winter School in person on February 25 in Collville.
Participants can attend up to six 50-minute presentations on more than a dozen topics including forest health, bark beetles and root diseases, forest management plans, wildfire risk reduction, soils and roads, habitat for songbirds and other wildlife and more, presented by experts in their fields. Equipment exhibitors, vendors and a range of public, private and nonprofit organizations geared toward forest landowners will also attend.
The event is a partnership between Washington State University Extension and the Department of Natural Resources.
The Winter School will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 at the Colville location of Spokane Community College, at 985 South Elm Street, Colville, WA, 99114. Doors open at 8 a.m.
Advance registration received by February 20 is $20 per person and $30 per family. Registration after February 20 and at the door is $30 per person and $40 per family. Box lunches are available for an additional $10 each, but must be pre-purchased by February 20. The registration form and additional information are available at forestry.wsu.edu or by contacting WSU Extension at 509-667-6540.