Events

Workshop: Improving Forest Health and Fire Resistance in a Changing Climate – San Juan Island

Learn DIY strategies for stewarding a healthy forest in the San Juans! Many forest owners across San Juan County are interested in taking a hands-on approach to improving the health, resilience and productivity of their forests, but lack the information, skills and resources to do so. At this hands-on workshop at Stillwater Ranch on San Juan Island, local and regional experts will introduce forest owners to simple, do-it-yourself strategies for thinning their forests, mitigating slash and creating value-added products.  The majority of this workshop will take place in the forest, teaching participants hands-on how to evaluate forest conditions, select trees

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Olympia Workshop: Climate Adaptation Strategies for Pacific Northwest Forests

Climate Adaptation Strategies for Pacific Northwest Forests What Natural Resource Professionals and Land Managers Need to Know Climate change poses significant challenges for small forest owners in the Northwest. NNRG is hosting this workshop to help foresters and other land managers consider climate adaptation concepts and strategies in their management practices to meet their clients’ goals and sustain forests into the future. There are many actions land managers can take to improve a forest’s resilience to climate change. Most management strategies and tactics that help forests adapt to and become resilient to climate change are already commonly used practices and

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Spring 2019 Native Plant Sales

The late autumn and winter wet season in the Pacific Northwest is an ideal time to plant young trees and native shrubs! Planting native trees and shrubs enhances forest biodiversity by providing habitat for wildlife and forage for pollinators. Find a native plant sale near you for a diverse array of seedlings and shrubs suited to your region. Make sure you pre-order as soon as possible to get the plants you want!

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Workshop: Energy Opportunities for Woody Biomass

Wildfire risk across San Juan County is at an all-time high – largely due to increasingly overstocked forests. Thinning excess woody biomass from densely stocked forests can reduce wildfire risk while presenting an opportunity for local, sustainable energy production.

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