Forest Owners Thank House Committee for Supporting EPA Forest Roads Policy

WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) commends the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for bipartisan support of H.R. 2026, legislation to preserve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 37-year-old policy that successfully regulates forest roads as nonpoint sources under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The legislation was reported unanimously out […]

OTFS Luncheon

Oregon Tree Farm System Annual Meeting, Workshop & Recognition Luncheon Six OSWA chapters have nominees for the OTFofY.  Registration is required. Date: November 25, 2013 Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Place: World Forestry Center, Portland See information in the attached  OTFS 2013 Flyer has: Complete Schedule Workshop Information Mail-in registration form

“Find Your Path – It just may lead to a rewarding forest career”

Oregon Forest Resource Institute just announced a new publication titled “Find Your path – It just might lead to a rewarding forest career.” This new book is meant for high school students to make them aware of careers in the forest sector. Click the image below to download this document from the OFRI website:  

Day at the Capitol

Oregon Small Woodland Association (OSWA) actively represents the interests of family forest owners in Oregon, at the Oregon Legislature. OSWA has a full time lobbyist to represent family forest interests, we introduce and lobby bills when needed, and members testify at committee hearings on bills of importance to family forest owners. During full legislative sessions, […]

Curry County Woods Forestry Tour Saturday, August 10th

Curry County Woods Tour Saturday, August 10th Oregon Small Woodland Association, Oregon Forest Resources Institute, OSU ForestryExtension, and Oregon Department of Forestry will host a woods tour for family forest owners at the Elk Creek Ranch in Curry County, just East of Brookings.  Participants will discuss Old Growth Redwoods, Sudden Oak Death in Curry County, stream restoration, managing with T&E species, and both […]

OSWA Annual Meeting 2013

We invite you to join us  for OSWA’s 53rd Annual Meeting and the Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Woods Tour, Thursday through Saturday, June 13th, 14th and 15th. Hosted by OSWA’s Douglas County Chapter, this year’s meeting will be held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg and the woods tour will be on […]

Legislative Update – April 25, 2013

OSWA’s Day at the Capitol, on Tuesday April 23rd was a great success. Over forty OSWA members and partners visited with legislative leaders during the morning, participated in an optionals tour of the golden pioneer atop the Capitol building, toured the Capitol with Roger Beyer, individually visited with representatives, and participated in the afternoon Senate […]