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Fall hybrid short course helps NE Washington landowners plan and protect their forests

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Extension experts can help forest-owning families pass on their land to the next generation.

This fall, forest landowners in northeastern Washington can learn how to plan, protect, and get the most from their property in a weekly course led by WSU Extension Foresters.

The hybrid Northeast Washington Coached Planning Forest Stewardship Shortcourse runs Sept. 20 through Nov. 17, 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. The course is being held both in-person and as an online option to help meet safety and learning environment needs. The in-person option is held in Colville, Wash. Cost is $100, and includes materials, tools, and an on-site visit.

Coached planning short courses are designed to share hands-on, practical skills and knowledge that allow landowners to set and achieve goals for their forests. The course covers a range of topics, including wildlife habitat, wildfire prevention, timber harvesting, and more. Stewardship plans meet standards and requirements for tax benefits, tree farm certification, and other state and federal programs.

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To learn more, contact Sean Alexander, NE Washington Extension Forester, at (509) 680-0358 or by emailingĀ

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Sean Alexander, NE Washington Extension Forester, (509) 680-0358