Schedule

March 3: Blue Mountain Forests (introduction to the region’s forest types and their ecology)

March 10: Trees to Know in the Northern Blues (native tree identification and growth characteristics)

March 17: Fire on the Landscape (why our forests are experiencing more severe wildfires, what you can do to reduce wildfire risk, where to get technical and financial help)

April 14: Why Trees Die (an introduction to forest health and resilience, including causes of stress, insect and fungal pests, and the effects of dwarf mistletoe)

April 21: Managing for Healthy Forests (how to assess forest density, easy to use thinning guidelines, fuels reduction practices, what to watch for after thinning, basic considerations for commercial harvests)

April 28: Developing a Fire-adapted Community (how to work individually or as a community to be better prepared for wildfire)

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