Non-timber Forest Products

Publications

Special forest products species information guide for the Pacific Northwest.  USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report 513. 2001.

Biology, ecology, and social aspects of wild edible mushrooms in the forests of the Pacific Northwest: a preface to managing commercial harvest.  USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report 309. 1993.

Web Sites

Non-Timber Forest Products Resources is a web site that collects information from a variety of sources about species and products that are harvested for profit.  Examples include mushrooms, berries, ferns, tree boughs, cone, moss, and medicinal products.

Webinars

Non-timber forest products. A webinar presented by Jason Emsley at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.

Mushrooms

Forest cultivated mushroom production systems. 2020 Fall Forestry Seminar, sponsored by Washington Tree Farm Program.

Growing shiitake mushrooms on logs. A webinar presented by Kevin Zobrist at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.

Forest Farming Specialty Mushroom Crops.  A webinar presented by Justin O'Dea, Patrick Shults, and Stephen Bramwell, WSU Extension on April 14, 2020.

Growing edible mushrooms on logs. A webinar presented by Washington State University, Extension Forestry. 2020. 1 hour, 6 minutes.

Bigleaf maple syrup

If you are interested in tapping bigleaf maple for syrup, visit the web page of resources prepared by WSU Forestry Extension.

Newspaper articles about Washington forest landowners who are tapping their maples for syrup have been recently published;

Big leaf maple syrup.  2020 Fall Forestry Seminar, sponsored by Washington Tree Farm Program.