Workshops near Sumas teach landowners how to keep trees healthy

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJuly 21, 2013 

SUMAS - Landowners with woods on their property can learn about maintaining healthy trees, caring for seedlings and cultivating edible berries and mushrooms during workshops on Saturday, July 27.

The North Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day begins when gates open 9 a.m. at 4800 South Pass Road. Hourly workshops begin at 10 a.m.

Cost is $35 per person or $45 per couple. Kids attend free.

Washington State University Extension and the state Department of Natural Resources are hosting.

Participants should dress for the weather, wear sturdy footwear, prepare to walk short distances in forested terrain and bring a picnic lunch.

Parking, restrooms and water are available on site.

Information and registration are at Field Day webpage. Or call 425-357-6023.

Reach KIE RELYEA at kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com or call 715-2234.

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