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Northeast Washington Farm Forestry Association Forestry Field Day

September 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm PDT

​Join us for a picnic in the woods:  FREE and Open to the public.

• Main course: Prescribed Fire in NE Washington
• Side dish: Elaine Oneil, ED will talk about all things from the State office. Bring your questions, comments and say yes when she asks for volunteers!
• Dessert: Brent Haverkamp, DNR Fish & Wildlife Biologist. He’s a new staff member in SFLO office to help us with streams, fishes, etc.

Who:  All NE and Spokane WFFA members. Feel free to bring friends, family and neighbors! ​But please leave your pets at home, for the comfort of all participants

What:  A field day of forestry and fellowship!

Where: 2757 Horseshoe Lake Road, Chewelah WA (see directions below).

When:  September 10, 2022.  Gates open at 8:30 a.m. The program is from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. or so.

#Pastries, coffee, water & juice provided by NE WFFA#

What you’ll learn:  The history of low intensity fire in our region, Fire ecology in dry forests, the 3 Ws of prescribed fire (who/what/why), How to do a prescribed fire, What’s the plan after the burn and more!

Notes:

Bring a lunch, a camp chair and wear good shoes.  Walking distance is approx 1 mile roundtrip on a forest road, mostly flat. Limited transport for those who need it.

Bring cash for a chance to win a superb raffle item! Proceeds support the SCC scholarship.

**The above address is an approximate location. The gate to the field day site is a little bit further up the road, on the right. Follow the signs**

How to get there:

From Chewelah:

From Hwy 395 at the stoplight, turn EAST onto Main street (toward 49 Deg N ski mt).

Drive 1 mile, turn RIGHT onto Cottonwood Creek Road.  Look for the Sign.

Drive 2 miles; turn LEFT onto Horseshoe Lake Road (gravel road). Look for the Sign.

Drive 2 miles; turn RIGHT at the forestry field day sign. You’ve arrived!

Registration is not required, but please help us plan for parking by emailing newa@wafarmforestry.com to RSVP.

Patti ​​​​​​​​​See www.wafarmforestry.com

Details

Date:
September 10
Time:
8:30 am - 3:30 pm PDT

Organizer

Washington Farm Forestry Association

Venue

Chewelah WA
2757 Horseshoe Lake Road
Chewelah, WA United States
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