Defrees Ranch Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Annual Woods Tour

Written by: Jim James Oregon Tree Farm’s June 11th Annual Tour of the Defrees Ranch near Sumpter, southeast of Baker City, provided vivid examples of land stewardship where cattle and timber come together to support a family ownership. The 2,000 acre Defrees Ranch with 1,227 acres of forestland is Oregon’s 2015 Outstanding Tree Farm of […]

Special Tax Alert – 2016

Understand property, harvest and severance taxes – Don’t pay unnecessarily! An OSWA member recently wrote in: “Well, it happened again. I did some logging on my aunt and uncles place in 2015. As the logger, we keep all the records of board feet cut, in our office, and report the numbers to them, at the […]

Marr Bros Tour – March 16

Please join us for a tour of the Marr Bros property in Monmouth, Oregon. We will tour a natural gas kiln, large firewood processor, considerable infrastructure for making firewood bundles in massive quantities. The Marr Bros firewood business growing rapidly, and uses many different species of wood to make firewood. Date: Wednesday, March 16 Time: […]

South Coast Fish Passage &Habitat Workshop – March 9

Registration is open for the South Coast Fish Passage and Habitat Workshop  Date: March 9, 2016 Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm Location: Southwestern Oregon Community College 1988 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay 97420 Statewide and local partners are collaborating to offer a free workshop for forest landowners in the South Coast area. This one-day workshop will highlight […]

Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State 2016

Join us at Forest Health in Oregon – State of the State 2016 February 16-17, 2016 Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State 2016 is a conference and continuing education event hosted at the LaSells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University. The event is designed to […]

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

John & Cathy Dummer’s The Ridge Tree Farm Challenges when Managing a Young Forest Saturday, 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. […]

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 Saturday, 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 […]