OSWA News & Events
October Family Forest Newsletter – OSWA’s newsletter – is here!
At OSWA’s September 2014 Board meeting, the board approved OSWA’s 2015 Legislative Priorities. The 2015 Legislative Session is a full session that will focus on State agency budgets and the ever increasing demand for school funding. With two consecutive high cost fire seasons, the issue of how to pay for fighting fires in Oregon will […]
Several members of Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association (CCFFA) have found it difficult if not impossible to get permission to burn slash following a timber harvest. Jim Schreiber and Tim Dahl, members of CCFFA, have been trying to understand and to resolve this issue for some time. Jim formed a CCFFA Slash Burning work group […]
OSWA will sponsor a woods tour in Klamath County on Saturday, October 25th. The tour will visit OSWA members Sylvia Bruce and Marilyn and Ned Livingston’s Gerber Ranch near Bonanza. It will be in collaboration with Klamath Lake Forest Health Partnership, Oregon Forest Resource Institute, OSU Forest Extension, Oregon Department of Forestry, Klamath Watershed […]
Efficient Forestry The Oregon Department of Forestry issued this news release today. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAJOR MEDIA DISTRIBUTION September 26, 2014 Contact: Lena Tucker, (503) 945-7529, firstname.lastname@example.org Nick Hennemann, (503) 910-4311, email@example.com Efficient Forestry – Notifications to be filed online starting Oct. 1 Forestry professionals are not only logging, but will now log-in before […]
The Oregon Dept. of Forestry issued this news release today. Ackerman-Munson, Springer reappointed to Board of Forestry Sybil Ackerman-Munson of Damascus and Gary Springer of Corvallis have been reappointed to the Oregon Board of Forestry. On Sept. 17, the Oregon State Senate confirmed the reappointment of Ackerman-Munson to a second term running July 1, 2014 […]
Find out how this decision may affect you and your Oregon property. For the first time since 1994, the Forestry Board is considering an increase in the tree buffer zone along salmon streams.