The Small Forest Landowner Office at Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offers assistance to protect and promote the economic and ecological viability of small forest landowners. Small forest landowners own 3.2 million acres of Washington’s forests – about half the private forestland in the state. These privately owned forests provide fish and wildlife habitat, clean water, and green landscapes while producing valuable wood products and contributing to the economy of many communities. The office and its staff strive to equip landowners with the tools and information they need to keep their land in forestry. As the focal point for information and advice, this office guides small forest landowners in approaches to forest management and accessing publicly funded programs.
Forest Stewardship Coached Planning – If you own wooded property, our flagship course will teach you how to assess your trees, avoid insect and disease problems, and attract wildlife. State experts will help you develop your own Forest Stewardship Plan for keeping your woods on track to provide enjoyment and income for years to come.
Tree School – The Spokane Conservation District and WSU Spokane County Extension are planning an educational conference for foresters, arborists, small forestland owners and backyard gardeners who want to expand their skills and knowledge. Participants will choose from 16 course offerings and attend up to six.
Small Forest Landowner Office (SFLO) Survey
The Small Forest Landowner Office wants to gain a strong understanding of the people we work for. Your answers to this survey will help us direct our work to support the missions and goals of your forest. This information will be used within the Small Forest Landowner Office.
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It’s a free e-newsletter to keep you informed about small forest landowner issues in Washington state. On the subscription page, be sure to select “SFLO News” as your newsletter choice! Click here to read the current issue of SFLO News.
We are dedicated to providing you with useful and focused information about managing forestland and opportunities for learning. We are here to answer any and all questions you may have.
Contact Us: 360.902.1415 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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