Spring 2021 Benton SW Mini Tours: Thinning, Patching, Wild Flowers, Birding, Castle Forest

BENTON SMALL WOODLANDS ASSOCIATION SPRING MINI TOURS The BSWA is offering opportunities to get out into forests this Spring. We will be compliant with the COVID regulations by enforcing mask usage, distancing and limiting the number of attendees. There will be four tours, spaced through March, April and May. Each tour will be limited to […]

WCSWA Virtual July Meeting open to all

Please join your friends in Washington County to learn about OFRI’s research on forest management and drinking water. Trees to Tap will be presented by Mike Cloughesy via Zoom Meetings on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. For more information about the event, including how to get a link to the Zoom Meeting, see the […]

Lane County OSWA Update

OSWA Report from Lane County Oregon Small Woodlands Association hosts many community and educational events. We are looking forward to the next opportunity for a tree farm tour! Last August we had the honor of gaining firsthand forestry information from Gordon Culbertson, who with his wife Gail owns the Whitewater Tree Farm in Lane County. […]

Winter Lecture – Jan 11, 2019 Corvallis

Carbon – Better in the Woods or the Wood Product? Maureen Puettmann: WoodLife Environmental Consultants Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials Director of Operations Elaine Oneil: Executive Director of the Washington Farm Forestry Association CORRIM Director of Science & Sustainability Date: Friday, January 11, 2019 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Location: Corvallis/Benton County Library Join Elaine […]

Free Mulcher Demos Nov 26-Dec 31

Hi, everyone. Fern Hill Land Clearing is currently working on a recently logged site, mulching approximately 140 slash piles.  During this time, they will be setting up demonstrations.  If you are interested in seeing the Forestry Mulcher in action please contact Brian at Fern Hill Land Clearing to set something up. His phone number is 503-556-2897. […]

Plant Nutrition in Forestry Tour

A summary: The Plant Nutrition in Forestry tour on Saturday, September 15, 2018 raised more questions than answers but managed to make a group of approximately 25 interested tree farmers have a lot to think about. Mark Gourley is an expert on nutritional balancing for the production of healthy Douglas fir trees in our coastal […]