The Washington State University Extension Forestry program is scheduled to host a Women Owning Woodlands — Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance Workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 20 at Stihl Northwest in Chehalis.

The workshop at 215 N. Hamilton Road will include instruction on how to use and maintain not only chainsaws but other outdoor power tools such as brush cutters and trimmers. Women are encouraged to bring one or two of their own outdoor tools for hands-on learning.

The cost of attendance is $15 per household. Registration forms are available at For more information, contact Patrick Shults at 360-740-1213 or

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