2020 – Planning for a new year and a new decade! January is a good time to look behind at the successes you enjoyed this year, review the challenges that presented themselves, and plan to work to turn those challenges into successes in the new year. Strategic planning is a worthwhile goal for any program. … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — January
Article By Linden Lampman, DNR Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager One of the many benefits of working in urban forestry is that I get to meet amazing people and develop partnerships with organizations that are doing great work all across the state promoting trees and tree care in communities. I’d like to take time … Continue reading Great Projects, Great Partners with DNR Urban Forestry
The Pacific Northwest has some of the most productive soils of anywhere on earth, and we have the trees to prove it. Trees and forests are a huge part of the history, character, and identity of this land we now call Washington. Washingtonians are rightly proud to live in a place that values its bountiful … Continue reading Timely Tree Tips–Building Cities for Big Trees
The Inland Tree and Landscape Conference will be held at Spokane Community College on February 7, 2020. Arborists, landscape architects, and other green industry professionals will experience a full day of intermediate and advanced workshops. Featured Speaker: Dr. Ed Gilman, author of An Illustrated Guide to Pruning Workshop Topics: Designing Sites to Fit Desirable Trees, Planting … Continue reading Dr. Ed Gilman Keynote Speaker for Inland Tree & Landscape Conference
We are well into the holiday season, having just recently celebrated and given thanks for the gift of family, friends, and the abundance we enjoy. As the season continues we move ever deeper into winter, with shorter days and longer nights; an opportunity to spend more “inside time” and prepare for celebrations throughout the month. … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — December
Washington’s Forest Action Plan is a comprehensive review of forests across all lands — public, private, rural and urban — that offers proactive solutions to conserve, protect and enhance the trees and forests that people and wildlife depend on. Using the best available science, Forest Action Plans have three primary steps: Identify and evaluate forest … Continue reading We Need Your Input to Shape Washington’s Forest Action Plan
By Ken Bevis, Department of Natural Resources' Stewardship Wildlife Biologist, email@example.com. This article was reprinted as it originally appeared in the DNR's Small Forest Landowner News on 12/4/2019. I get this question a lot. Forest landowners want to do the right thing for our avian friends, and there are indeed some things we can do. … Continue reading I Love Birds, How Can I Help Them?