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Wind Damage Workshop

November 27, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$15 – $25

Join us this fall as we get into our windy season to learn about how to properly care for your trees and your forest before (prevention) and after (clean-up) a windstorm. Topics to be covered include:

  • Forest management strategies for wind-firm trees
  • Forest health issues around wind
    • Recognizing disease agents that pre-dispose trees to wind damage
    • Preventing build-up of damaging insects in downed trees
  • Caring for individual trees
    • Appropriate and inappropriate practices to prevent wind damage to a tree
    • Dealing with a wind-damaged tree
    • Assessing a hazard tree
    • Hiring a tree care professional

Speakers will include WSU Extension forester Kevin Zobrist, WA DNR forest health expert Karen Ripley, and WA DNR urban forester Linden Mead.



Tuesday November 27, 2012
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM



8625 310th Ave SE, Preston, WA 98027. (Map and Directions).



  • $15 per person or $20 per couple on or before October 15, 2012
  • $20 per person or $25 per couple after October 15, 2012

Space is limited and is first-come, first-served. Cancellations must be received before October 15th to be eligible for a refund and are subject to a $5 processing fee.



  • Register by mail: Download registration brochure
  • Register online:
    • Use your existing login if you have previously registered for conferences using WSU’s Online Conference Registration System
    • First-time users: Click “Create new account” to get started
    • Once logged-in, click “New registration” to register for the workshop
    • Payment must be made to complete registration and reserve your space
    • Note: we cannot take credit card payments over the phone


With thanks to our partners

This program is an educational partnership between WSU Extension, the Washington Department of Natural Resources, and the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. This Program is made possible in part by a grant from the King Conservation District in partnership with the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum.


November 27, 2012
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$15 – $25


Preston Community Center
8625 310th Ave SE
Preston, WA 98027 United States
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