Benton County Chapter

Benton County Chapter Board Members 2018

Meetings from 4-6 pm on the 1st Monday of the Month at the Benton County Extension Office. Everyone welcome to attend. 

Benton Chapter has an active board of directors. Feel free to contact them for information on this chapter and its activities and events.

For general inquiries, please email bentoncoswa@gmail.com

President - Karen Fleck Harding
541-231-0337

President Elect – David Ehlers
541-231-7094

Secretary/Treasurer - Greg Vollmer
541-929-5198

Member/OSWA Rep -  Nancy Hathaway
541-758-5510

Program Chair – David Ehlers
541-231-7094

Education Chair – Rita Adams
541-752-3324

Tree Farmer of Year Program Chair – David Hibbs
541-752-3245

Member at large – Pat Boren
541-929-2144

Member at large – Mike Albrecht
541-929-6398

Member at large – Laura Harmsen
541-735-6719

Member at large – Roger Workman
541-619-3586

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Benton County OSWA Chapter News & Events

Woodland Measurements Workshop

Presented by Benton County Small Woodlands Association Dave Hibbs Cedar Spring Tree Farm Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 Time: 8:30 carpool for a 9:00 start. Will be done at noon. Location: S. Polk County. Details provided upon registration. RSVP: 541-766-6750 by 10 a.m. Wednesday 10/17/18. Space is limited. Knowing something about what you have in […]

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Revisiting the November 2014 Ice Storm (Rescheduled)

Presented by Benton County OSWA Chapter. Gary Springer Starker Forests Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm Location: Benton County, Coast Range. Details provided upon registration. RSVP: 541-766-6750 by 10 a.m., October 12. Space is limited. We will visit areas on public and private land that were heavily impacted by the November 2014 […]

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Carr/Oaks/Johnson Neighbor to Neighbor Woods Tour

By Jeremy Felty On May 19th 2018, 160 participants visited the Carr-Oakes-Johnson Homestead/Hardell Tree Farm in Benton county. They are the 2018 Benton County Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. The property is in its 4th generation of continuous family management. The first piece was homesteaded in 1883. Some of the original family orchard is […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Opening on Benton County OSWA Board

Openings on the BCSWA Board Membership Chair: open immediately Secretary: January 1, 2019 Treasurer: January 1, 2019 Program Director: January 1, 2019 begin transitional training. Assume full responsibility by the end of      2019.  

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