King Conservation District established the Rural Forest Health Management Program to support stewardship practices for private landowners with less than five acres of woodlands. The Rural Forest Health Management Program delivers this support through:
Through this program’s support landowners can become confident, capable stewards of their forest resources and help sustain our vital Pacific Northwest forest ecosystems. Our planning services can also help landowners access KCD cost-share funding for stewardship projects, receive recognition for their commitment to forest stewardship, and qualify for King County tax reduction programs.
To request KCD technical assistance or stewardship planning service, please submit the form linked at the upper right, or contact our forestry staff directly:
Mike Lasecki, Program Coordinator, 425-282-1928, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brett Anderson, Forestry Project Coordinator, 425-282-1953, email@example.com
Forest Stewardship Coached Planning
Learn how to write your own Forest Stewardship Plan by taking a course that teaches landowners about forest health and management topics. The course includes:
The next Forest Stewardship Coached Planning class will be held in Enumclaw starting April 25th 2017. For details and registration click HERE.
Forest Stewardship University offers a complete online education experience, featuring over 20 online mini-courses on a wide range of topics specific to Washington forests.
Washington State University Extension Forestry
provides classes, publications, and online resources for people with just a few acres of woods as well those with larger forests or tree farms. Whether you are interested in a healthy forest, wildlife, timber production, the beauty and aesthetics of a natural area, or some combination thereof, they have research-based answers to help you get the most out of your property.
To learn more about services available from WSU Extension Forestry, contact Kevin Zobrist at 425-357-6017, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.