2019 Annual Meeting

OSWA’S 2019
Annual Meeting

Corvallis, Oregon
June 20-22, 2019

The 2019 OSWA annual meeting was hosted by the Benton County Chapter and held in Corvallis. The theme was Research Policies and Programs for Family Forestland Management. Thanks to everyone for participating in three days of engaging and informative events and a great opportunity to visit with neighbors and friends.

Welcome by Mike Cloughesy

Session One – Fire Panel

Fire in PNW Landscapes—Past, Present and Future
Jane Kertis – Ecologist, Northwest Oregon Ecology Group, US Forest Service

Cross-Boundary, Landscape-Scale Restoration and Wildfire Risk Reduction: Experiences from Southern Oregon
Dan Leavell – OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Agent, Klamath and Lake Counties

2019 Fire Season & Beyond
Doug Grafe – Chief of Fire Protection, Oregon Department of Forestry

Session Two – Carbon Panel

Oregon Forest Carbon Overview
Peter Daugherty – Oregon State Forester

Oregon Forest Ecosystem Carbon Report
Glenn Christensen – Forester, USFS Forest Inventory & Analysis

Carbon Sequestration in Wood Products
Andrew Yost – Ecologist, Oregon Department of Forestry

Session Three – Forestry Education Panel

Impact Educators, Impact the Future
Lee Ann Mikkelson, Director, Oregon Natural Resource Education Program

Telling the Family Forest Story
Anna Yarbrough – Consulting Forester, Free Range Forestry, LLC

Mountaincrest Forest Conservation Easement
Connie Best – CEO The Pacific Forest Trust

Session Four – Wildlife Research

Uncovering the Secret World of a Secretive Seabird
Lindsay Adrean – Lead Faculty Research Assistant, Oregon State University

Smokey Says

ALWAYS BE CAREFUL
Only you can prevent wildfires

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Mar 2023

WCSWA Monthly Meeting - 03/28/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Apr 2023

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WCSWA Monthly Meeting - 04/25/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

May 2023

Wildflower Walk in the Woods - 05/03/2023 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Jun 2023

2023 Family Forest Convention - 06/22/2023 - 06/24/2023 at 12:00 am

Jul 2023

CCFFA Board of Directors & Officers Meeting - 07/12/2023 at 12:00 am
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Sep 2023

CCFFA Board of Directors & Officers Meeting - 09/13/2023 at 12:00 am

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CCFFA Board of Directors & Officers Meeting - 11/08/2023 at 12:00 am
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