Barrett and Susan are Washington County’s 2019 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. They purchased their property 30 years ago in somewhat poor condition. They have a great story to tell about the challenges associated with owning forestland but after years of learning from other family forest neighbors and others, their 110 acres is now […]
May 2020 Oregon Family Forest Newsletter A new edition of OSWA’s seasonal newsletter is available! Topics include how OSWA and OTFS are operating with Coronavirus challenges, news about fundraising and support of ONREF!, messages from OSWA members and leader and much more! Read the Newsletter See Archived Newslettes
Marion Polk Summer 2020 Newsletter Marion/Polk Small Woodland’s chapter has published their Summer 2020 newsletter. You can find it on the Marion Polk OSWA page.
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. […]
OSWA Marion-Polk Chapter members enjoying an Old Growth Tour on BLM land near Mark Havel’s Property.
A very successful seedling sale! Buoyed by continued success of the Linn County Small Woodlands Association Seedling Sale, board members have increased scholarship and educational funding commitments for the year. Meeting March 5, directors heard financial results of the February 1 seedling sale. Treasurer Shirley Holmberg reported that profits from the 25th annual event, after […]
OSWA’s line of custom products has returned! We have a new flyer going out to members with a selection of our favorite OSWA merchandise. Click on an image to enlarge the flyer page. For more information and details on ordering, please contact
The Winter 2020 Northwest Woodlands Magazine is now available for download. Topics include: Forest Goals: Expanding Your Vision Making Your Goals Fit the Real World Plan for the Future of Your Forestland What About Carbon? Share Your Science Data Developments in Certification Head over to the OSWA Members Area to log in and read this […]
Did you know that for a small fee, existing Oregon Small Woodlands Association members can add additional chapters to their membership? Existing members wishing to add additional chapter memberships, please contact Jeremy Felty at Jeremy@OSWA.Org. Additional chapter memberships are $13 each. We look forward to hearing from any members who are interested in adding additional […]
OSWA End of Session Report 2019 By Roger Beyer The legislative session began on January 14th with Democrats controlling both legislative chambers with super majorities (60% or more) and a democratic governor. The two chambers introduced nearly 1500 bills the first day and then adjourned until January 22nd when the session began in earnest. The […]