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Current Forest and Tree Health Issues in Western Washington
February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dead and dying trees have proliferated throughout western Washington. Hemlocks and cedars have been particularly hard hit, causing concern for many property owners. This talk by Kevin Zobrist covers the basics of forest health in western Washington. Learn about current and spreading issues affecting the area, risk factors, and how to know how well a forest is functioning. Know what’s normal and what’s not, when to be concerned, and what to do if you suspect a problem.
Kevin is a professor with Washington State University. He coordinates the Extension Forestry program in the Puget Sound area, working with people who own forested property. Kevin has two forestry degrees from the University of Washington. His research interests include forestry education and outreach methodology, using technology in forestry education, forest owner demographics, forest health and ecology, and native trees. He is based in Everett and is the author of the book Native Trees of Western Washington.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:00pm
Bellevue Botanical Garden, Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005
Refreshments, Public Invited, Admission is free.
Donations are appreciated!
Photo courtesy of Kevin Zobrist