Oregon Tree Farm Annual Lunch & Board meeting – Nov 23, 2015

Oregon Tree Farm System Annual Meeting, Workshop
& Recognition Luncheon

Date: November 23, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Place: World Forestry Center, Portland

Sponsors: Oregon Tree Farm System, Oregon Small Woodlands Association, Oregon Department of Forestry,

Oregon Forest Resources Institute, OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, USDA Forest Service

Click the image below to download the Event Flyer with full schedule and Registration Form

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Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Place: Cheatham Hall, World Forestry Center

Doug Grafe, ODF, Deputy Chief, Fire Protection Division

Daniel Leavell, OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension

Rick Wagner, ODF, Stewardship Forester

Oregon Family Forest Landowner, TBA

The 2015 Oregon fire season was the third record-breaking season in a row. Will this be

the new normal, and is your tree farm prepared? This workshop features a quick review of

the 2015 fire season is led by Doug Grafe of ODF. A discussion about how to prepare your

tree farm for wildfire and what do if a fire occurs led by Daniel Leavell of OSU Extension

in Klamath and Lake counties. Rick Wagner is a stewardship forester with ODF from the

Northeast Oregon District. Rick and a family forest landowner will share what happened

during a large complex fire in 2015 and the focus “after the fire,” including assistance

This is your chance to learn how to be ready for the 2016 fire season. Please join us.

Tree Farm Recognition Luncheon

Time: 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Place: Miller Hall, World Forestry Center

The workshop will be followed by a brief Oregon Tree Farm System business meeting and

then a lunch honoring the County Tree Farmers of the Year. The high point of the day will

be the a video featuring all of the County Tree Farmers of the Year and the announcement

of the Oregon Tree Farmer of the Year for 2015.

The workshop is free;the luncheon is $30 per person. For more information, contact

Anne Hanschu-503-357-2551 or e-mail- netvetrdh@gmail.com.

Send your completed registration, along with money, to the address on the back.

August 15 – Tour of John & Cathy Dummer’s Young Forest

John & Cathy Dummer’s

The Ridge Tree Farm Challenges when Managing a Young Forest

OSWA Tour 2015 MillerSaturday, August 15th 8:30 am to Noon
Registration Required
To Register email oswaevents@gmail.com
or call (503) 588-1813 by August 7th
Please mention the event date – August 15th
FREE Admission & Lunch

Howdy Neighbor Tour in Washington County, Saturday, August 15th. Tour will focus on challenges in managing a young forest, including insect and disease challenges, animal damage, dealing with beavers, thinning strategies, and future log markets. It is hosted by OSWA’s Washington County Chapter. Registration is required. The tour and lunch are free. See the attached flyer for details.

To learn more about this day of Information and fun , as well as to get complete directions, download a copy of the event flyer here.

August 8 – Lincoln County Howdy Neighbor Tour

OSWA Howdy Neighbor Woods Tour
& Farm Bureau Agriculture Tour

Tim and Susan Miller’s – Miller Farms

Combining Forestry with Agriculture

OSWA Tour 2015 MillerSaturday, August 8th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Registration Required
To Register email oswaevents@gmail.com
or call (503) 588-1813 by July 31st
Please mention the event date – August 8th
FREE Admission & Lunch

To learn more about this day of Information and fun , as well as to get complete directions, download a copy of the event flyer here.