Urban Forest Connections Webinar Series

Have you ever been interested in "the decline of play outdoors and the rise of sensory issues?" Or, perhaps, how trees and urban forests really" affect stormwater runoff?" Maybe you have wondered about integrating experts, communities, and online resources for equitably "expanding urban tree canopy," or climate change & urban environments:" adaptation through diversity." If … Continue reading  Urban Forest Connections Webinar Series

Asset Management for Community Trees

The first annual Community Trees Seminar from DNR's Urban and Community Forestry Program, "Asset Management for Community Trees," was hosted by 9 cities across Washington state in 2015. The seminar was a half-day program discussing the different types of natural resource assessments commonly used by local governments including canopy cover analyses, sample inventories, and tree-by-tree … Continue reading Asset Management for Community Trees

Deadline to Register: 2016 Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI)

The deadline to register is June 30, 2016. To register for the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute, or for more information including a course outline, please visit https://ctmi-2016.eventbrite.com. Those who cannot make the full payment by the deadline have the option of paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to reserve their spot at CTMI. If your job involves planning, maintenance, … Continue reading Deadline to Register: 2016 Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI)

2016 Community Tree Management Institute; you won’t want to miss it!

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Oregon Department of Forestry are excited to announce the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI). To date, approximately 175 individuals have graduated from CTMI, however, this year's offering of the course will look a lot different than previous ones. Staff have completely redesigned the CTMI curriculum to emphasize collaborative peer-to-peer learning … Continue reading 2016 Community Tree Management Institute; you won’t want to miss it!

Early Bird Registration for the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Oregon Department of Forestry are excited to announce the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI). To date, approximately 175 individuals have graduated from CTMI, however, this year's offering of the course will look a lot different than previous ones. Staff have completely redesigned the CTMI curriculum to emphasize collaborative peer-to-peer learning … Continue reading Early Bird Registration for the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute

Firewise Workshops for your Community

Part I: What is Firewise The Firewise Program has its origins in the 1985 fire season during which 1,400 homes were destroyed making fire managers acutely aware that the “wildland urban interface” where residences mix with undeveloped forest and open lands was an unavoidable reality of contemporary firefighting. It's also a problem that it is national … Continue reading Firewise Workshops for your Community

Announcing the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Oregon Department of Forestry are excited to announce the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI). To date, approximately 175 individuals have graduated from CTMI, however, this year's offering of the course will look a lot different than previous ones. Staff have completely redesigned the CTMI curriculum to emphasize collaborative peer-to-peer learning … Continue reading Announcing the 2016 Community Tree Management Institute