See all of our videos on the Washington Farm Forestry Association Youtube Channel
WFFA ANNUAL MEETING PRESENTATIONS
EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS AT CHAPTER MEETINGS
Site preparation for successful regeneration, by Dick Hopkins
Bugs & Crud at Rafter Seven Ranch by Patti Playfair, Randy Burke, and Melissa Fischer (DNR Forest Entomologist)
Tree farm roads: Managing your second largest investment by Nick Somero.
Who will buy my oversized logs? by Rich Nelson
Where should I plant red alder?, by Connie Harrington
The future of commercial wood production by Mike Warjone
ABOUT OUR MEMBERS
Bryon & Donna Loucks - Shovel logging at the B&D Tree Farm
Micheal Hurley - Harvesting 80 year old Douglas-fir at the Hurley Tree Farm
David New - Our Tree Farm Story. 1 hour webinar about the Nourse Tree Farm
NOMINEES FOR WASHINGTON STATE TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR
2021 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Michigan Hill Tree Farm - Chuck & Nan Higgins
2021 Nominee - M & H Tree Farm - Nick Somero
2020 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Elmore Vance Tree Farm
2020 Nominee - Pomeroy Tree Farm
2020 Nominee - Five Point Lodge Tree Farm
2019 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year -O'Neill Pine Company
2019 Nominee - Olele Woodlands
2018 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Nourse Tree Farm owned by the New Family
2018 Nominee - HoJo's Newaukum Tree Farm owned by Michelle Blake Morgan
2017 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Five Springs Tree Farm, owned by the Kingsbury Family
2017 Nominee - Micheal Hurley Tree Farm
2016 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year - Lawffer Family
2016 Nominee - J.D. Logan Tree Farm, owned by Bill Logan
Summary video of Washington State Tree Farmers of the Year since 1976
View all videos of the Washington Tree Farm Program on their YouTube channel.
WEBINARS by WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, EXTENSION FORESTRY
Fall 2021 Webinar Series
Who lives here now? Common forest wildlife species in Washington. A webinar presented by Ken Bevis, July 29, 2021. 1 hour, 8 minutes.
2021 Forest Owners' Winter School. Enjoy the extensive collection of presentations made at this online school held February 27, 2021. The presentations are also listed individually in the appropriate section of Educational Resources by Subject on the WFFA web site.
Tree Planting Series
#1 - Choosing your trees, presented by Patrick Shults, WSU Extension Forester. 32 minutes. 2020.
#2 - Preparing the site, presented by Matt Provencher, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 36 minutes. 2020.
#3 - Getting them in the ground, presented by Matt Provencher, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 28 minutes. 2020.
#4 - Keeping an eye out: insects and disease, presented by Dan Omdal, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 35 minutes. 2020.
#5 - Keeping an eye out: animal damage, presented by Ken Bevis, Washington Department of Natural Resources. 40 minutes. 2020.
A dead tree's excellent adventure: There's nothing bogus about dead wood! Presented by Ken Bevis. 2020. 1 hour, 15 minutes.
Lions and squirrels and bears! Oh my! Wildlife and forest habitats in Washington. Presented by Ken Bevis. 2020. 1 hour, 22 minutes.
Moving the target: managing your forest in a changing climate. Presented by David Peterson. 2020. 1 hour, 29 minutes.
Growing edible mushrooms on logs. 2020. 1 hour, 6 minutes.
Why are so many conifers dying? A look at current forest and tree health issues. Presented by Kevin Zobrist. Washington State University Extension Forestry. 2020. 1 hour, 30 minutes
Dang it! Who chewed my tree? Animal damage to trees and what to do about it. Presented by Ken Bevis. Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour.
Site preparation: Well begun is half done - proper site preparation and early vegetation control.Presented by Matt Provencher. Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 13 minutes.
Selecting and planting forest seedlings (or, Plant trees like a boss (so that you only have to do it once). Presented by Matt Provencher, Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 10 minutes.
If you build it, they will come - to your habitat. Fun wildlife habitat enhancements for landownersPresented by Ken Bevis, Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 16 minutes.
Plantea non grata (a.k.a. unwanted plants). A webinar presented by Sasha Shaw, King County Noxious Weed Control Program. Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 25 minutes.
The four horsemen of the the root disease apocalypse. Presented by Kevin Zobrist. Washington State University Extension Forestry. 2020. 48 minutes.
Princes in disguise: frogs and other amphibians in northwest woodlands. A webinar presented by Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour.
Wildfire in western Washington: a different animal. A webinar presented by Washington State University Extension Forestry, 2020. 1 hour, 45 minutes.
WASHINGTON TREE FARM PROGRAM VIDEOS
2020 Fall Forestry Seminar
2019 Fall Forestry Seminar
Climate Change: What is the current understanding and what to expect. Presented by Dr. Jessica Halofsky.
Silviculture tools to consider in a changing climate. Presented by Dr. David Peterson.
Genetic Considerations for your tree farm in a changing climate. Presented by Dr. Brad St. Claire.
Climate Change and Birds on your tree farm. Presented by Dr. Kim Adelson
Climate Change effects on Insect and Disease. Presented by Glenn Kohler.
Carbon Basics: What a tree farmer should know in a changing climate. Presented by Dr. Elaine Oneil.
FUN AND INTERESTING VIDEOS
Ken Bevis is DNR’s stewardship wildlife biologist and a talented songwriter and artist. Enjoy this music video "True Bear" from Ken. Credits: Recorded live on the Golden Gate Bridge at Nourse Tree Farm in north Snohomish County, WA; Music, lyrics and performance by Ken Bevis; Video recording by Brendan White and Dave New; Bear video clips and photos from wildlife cameras at Nourse Tree Farm; Video editing by Dave New
WEBINARS BY OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION
OSU Extension was not able to hold its 2020 Tree School so has converted it to a series of webinarson a wide range of topics, including forest management, health, fire, wildlife, and more.
Members of Class 42 of Washington Agriculture and Forestry Leadership Program who were foresters, created a video titled "Forestry 101" for their classmates, to introduce them to the industry. It is a good overview of all aspects of forestry.