US Forest Service announced reduced dollars for Rural Communities

The US Forest Service announced reducing dollars distributed to states for programs that help rural communities where the Forest Service is such a large landowner.  Exceeding Forest Service fire fighting expenses this fire season is a factor in these reductions. FoxNews.com has a worthwhile article on this: Click here to read “US Forest Service Taking Back Federal Funds from […]

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 […]

Pacific Northwest Forestry Leadership Academy

The Partnership for Forestry Education will be hosting the 2013 PNW Forestry Leadership Academy on January 18th & 19th at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Oregon. Partners include Oregon Tree Farm System, Oregon Small Woodland Association, Oregon and Washington Society of American Foresters, Oregon Forest Resource Institute, OSU Forestry & Natural Resource Extension, Cispus […]