Article – “Thinning Forests Can Cut Fire Risk, Boost Diversity: Guest Opinion”

The Oregonian has a new article out titled “Thinning Forests Can Cut Fire Risk, Boost Diversity: Guest Opinion“. Written by Dick Powell, August 9, 2014, this article is a great read and relevant to current issues regarding woodland management. Check it out the complete article here.

Marion-Polk Chapter Newsletter Available Now!

OSWA’s Marion-Polk Chapter has another exemplary newsletter available to read. Much of the news is of interest to all OSWA members, not just ones located in the Marion-Polk area. There are important upcoming events, as well as informational articles. To see the current newsletter, as well as past editions, click here.

Howdy Neighbor and Clackamas County Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Woods Tour

Saturday, August 9, 2014 Kahl Tree Farm – 21301 S Leland Road, Oregon City 97045 Clackamas County Farm & Forestry Association will host a woods tour on Marianne and Bob Kahl’s property on Saturday, Aug. 9th , 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Soft drinks and cookies available at 3:00 pm Free tour and dinner will be […]

Lane Howdy Neighbor & County Woods Tour – September 20th

September 20, 2014 Rohl Tree Farm – Near Veneta Lane County Small Woodlands Association will host a woods tour on Dick and Lou Rohl’s property on Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Coffee and donuts available at 8:15 am Activities for youths will be available during lunch. Bring the entire family. Enjoy […]

New editions of Family Forests News available online now!

The two most recent Oregon Family Forests Newsletters are now available online. Click here to see full versions. Topics include information on the upcoming 2014 OSWA and OTFS EVents, such as Leadership Academy and Annual Meetings. See Scott Hayes’ OSWA Pesident’s Message and learn of many upcoming dates and events. There’s over 45 pages of […]

Tree School 2014 Registration is now open!

The event will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. This year’s event includes 70 classes with 19 new classes. Register early for the best class selection. The deadline is February 21, 2014 or when 600 registrations have been accepted. For more information, visit:  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas/forestry   […]

Northwest Woodlands magazine looking for a new editor.

Lori Rasor, the current editor of Northwest Woodlands magazine, will become a full time employee for the Society of American Foresters (SAF) on July 1, 2014 and no longer be available to be the editor. The Northwest Woodlands Advisory Committee is now searching for a new editor. Job description and Request for Proposal (RFP) is attached (click […]