Oregon Small Woodlands Association

Oregon Small Woodlands Association

An organization made up of Oregon small woodland owners who practice and believe in:

  • The strength of peer to peer communication between landowners
  • The strength of a unified effort to address legislative and regulatory challenges
  • The strength of partnerships in addressing and solving common problems

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OSWA News & Events

  • Another Great OSWA Annual Meeting
    Written by Jim James Congratulations to the Baker County Chapter for another great OSWA annual meeting. On Friday, June 10th, an exceptional group of speakers discussed the resilience of Northeast Oregon, before and after fire, and a multiple list of challenges facing family forest owners and how one might address these issues, all was with […]
  • Defrees Ranch Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Annual Woods Tour
    Written by: Jim James Oregon Tree Farm’s June 11th Annual Tour of the Defrees Ranch near Sumpter, southeast of Baker City, provided vivid examples of land stewardship where cattle and timber come together to support a family ownership. The 2,000 acre Defrees Ranch with 1,227 acres of forestland is Oregon’s 2015 Outstanding Tree Farm of […]
  • OTFS Awards at OSWA Awards Banquet
    Several Awards were presented to Oregon Tree Farm System participants at OSWA’s Annual Awards Banquet. Tom Martin, President of American Forest Foundation presented Mike Cloughesy, Oregon Forest Resource Institute and Jim Johnson, OSU Forestry Extension with plagues honoring their partnership with the American Tree Farm System. Tom commented “75 years is a very long time […]

Water Quality Issues in Oregon


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Supporting Research & Recommended Reading

The Oregon Board of Forestry is in a Rulemaking Process to evaluate riparian protections on small and medium fish bearing streams.

OSWA is actively engaged in this process emphasizing the use of science and common sense to determine what regulations are needed to protect the beneficial uses of forest streams.

To get involved, or find out more...

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Mailing Address

Oregon Small Woodlands Association
187 High Street NE, Suite 208
Salem, OR 97301

Telephone & Fax

 (503) 588-1813
 (503) 588-1970