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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Oregon Small Woodlands Association 2018 Annual Meeting June 28th-30th

“Managing Family Forests into the Future”
Holiday Inn, 919 Kruse Way, Springfield
Sponsor by OSWA’s Lane County Chapter

Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting is Thursday, June 28th through Saturday, June 30th at the Holiday Inn, 919 Kruse Way, in Springfield. There are discount rates for participants. OSWA’s Lane County has done a great of preparing for a great meeting. The theme is “Managing Family Forests into the Future”. Thursday afternoon, local mill tours will be available for the first 80 people who register for mill tours and Friday’s program and Awards Banquet will focus on issues important to family forest owners. It will be topped off with a Saturday morning woods tour of 2017 Oregon Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Steve and Wylda Cafferata’s Cafferata Family Forest. Everyone is welcome. Advanced registration is required.
See Annual Meeting Brochure for details.

OSWA News & Events

  • Columbia County Small Woodlands Annual Meeting
    11-3-2018 Quincy Grange, 78314 Rutters Rd, Clatskanie, OR 97016 5:00pm Fried chicken dinner A short business meeting will follow dinner Following the business meeting, Park Ranger and mushroom expert Dane Osis will discuss mushrooms in Oregon More details will be posted soon
  • WCSWA October Monthly Meeting
    October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue – Station 17, 31370 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133, USA Topic TBD See WCSWA website for more details….
  • Valley of the Giants Tour
    OSWA of Lincoln County is sponsoring a tour to the Valley of the Giants on September 22, 2018. This is an all day tour. We will meet at Moonshine Park at 9am, then travel 20 miles on a gravel road to the entrance of the 1 ½ mile trail head loop. The trail loops through […]
  • BCSWA Ice Damage Tour -Sept 18, 2018
    Tuesday 9/18/18: 8:00 a.m. Gary Springer, Starker Forest and Small Woodlands Properties: 2014 Ice Damage Revisited, a Marys Peak SAF and BCSWA Tour Location TBD
  • Tree Farmer of the Year, Douglas County
    Please join us for Douglas County Chapter of Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s Tree Farmer of the Year tour. September 15, 2018 8:00 am – 2:00pm Roseburg, OR Details are as follows: 8:00 Coffee and Doughnuts social hour -Presented By Northwest Farm Credit Services 9:00 -12:00 Tree Farm Tour with Ken and Sharon Harrison 12:00 - […]
  • Plant Nutrition in Forestry
    Mark Gourley, Starker Forests, Plant Nutition in Forestry Location TBD
  • Twilight Walk in the Woods
    August 23 – Twilight Walk in the Woods. Partnership event with OSU Extension, Dixonville 5:30 – 8:30 more details to follow.
  • A Wonderful Picnic in Benton County
    We had a wonderful picnic out at Nancy Hathaway’s and Greg Peterson’s Tree Farm about a week ago. The annual Benton County Small Woodland’s Association social picnic was held at Nancy Hathaway’s and Greg Peterson’s cabin in the woods. It was an opportunity to visit, enjoy delicious food, and relax with friends. Nancy presented us […]

Water Quality Issues in Oregon


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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