Firewise Communities Workshop a Source of Practical Advice on Reducing Losses from Wildfires

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Firewise Communities Workshop is a free hands-on interactive educational event for anyone interested in how to reduce the risks to life and property to wildfire in the wildland/urban interface. That includes city and county officials, land planners, fire professionals, landowners and anyone involved in planning or protecting communities from fire.

Family Forester Workshop Slated to Help Foresters Strengthen Skills

SPOKANE, Wash. — Consulting foresters and other natural resource professionals who help family forest owners manage and sustain their woodlands require a unique set of skills. The 19th annual Family Foresters Workshop will provide an opportunity for those professionals to strengthen their skills, and discuss emerging technologies and information applicable to family forestry.

Good Agricultural Practices Workshops to Promote On-farm Food Safety

PULLMAN, Wash. — Farms certified for exercising and documenting Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPs, not only improve on-farm food safety but also open potential new markets with buyers requiring GAPs certification. Washington State University is presenting a two-part educational series of GAPs workshops for growers in various locations around the state.