Forestry 101 –Ecological Forestry for the Pacific Northwest

About the Class

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Session 2
Speaker: Nolan Kitts

This class will provide a basic overview of Pacific Northwest forestry with an emphasis on ecological forest management, water quality, and the symbiotic relationship between forests and anadromous fish (like salmon). We will cover basic theory in the first half, and the second half will focus on practical applications for small landowners.

Learning outcomes for this class:

  • Understand the unique characteristics of PNW forests
  • Learn principles of ecological forest management
  • Recognize the role of forests in water quality preservation
  • Discover the symbiotic relationship between forests and anadromous fish
  • Apply theory to practice for small landowners
  • Enhance biodiversity and ecosystem health
  • Develop strategies for balancing economic and environmental goals

Affiliation: https://snohomishcd.org/staff-bios/nolan-kitts

About the Speaker

Nolan Kitts

Nolan Kitts is a forester at the Snohomish and Whidbey Conservation Districts and an MS student at the UW School of Environmental and Forest...