Oregon Small Woodlands Association Annual Meeting a Great Success

By Mike Barsotti and Jim James 2019 OSWA Annual Meeting Summary Benton County Small Woodlands Association Chapter hosted the Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s Annual Meeting June 20th – 21st in conjunction with the 2018 Oregon Tree Farmers of the Year Woods Tour of the Oakes family tree farm on June 22nd.  The first day of […]

Corrected Statements Re: HB 2020 Cap & Trade Bill

To read OSWA’s Testimony dated March 1, 2019, please click here. Oregon Small Woodlands Association HB 2020 Recommendationsto Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction Members May 3, 2019 Corrected April 26, 2019 comments Re: HB 2020 Cap & Trade Bill as currently written has many flaws My name is Jim James. I am the Executive Director […]

Cost of Converting to Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Preliminary Estimate of the Cost for Oregon to Convert to Alternative Fuel Vehicles 4/22/19 Greg Peterson PE Introduction Before starting a new undertaking, stakeholders should know the scope, schedule, and cost, but unfortunately with HB 2020, and its many amendments, this has been obscured, so that very few Oregonians know what is involved with the […]

OSWA Annual Meeting 2019

Hosted by the Benton County Chapter  Please Join Us The Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA) will hold its 2019 annual meeting June 20th – 22nd in Corvallis. The theme for the three-day meeting, hosted by the Benton County OSWA chapter, is “Research, Policy and Practices for Family Forest Management.” On Thursday, June 20th there will […]

OSWA’s 2018 Successes

Thanks for tuning in to learn about some of Oregon Small Woodland Association’s 2018 Successes. 2018 was another busy and productive year for OSWA! Here are some highlights: At the Capitol: OSWA was successful with its priority efforts at the 2018 Legislative short session. The $500,000 Eastside Fire Tax Relief, which was dropped during the 2017 […]

OSWA Lincoln Co Chapter Annual Tree Seedling Sale

Contact person: Joe Steere Email:  jsteere@miami-corp.com Native tree seedlings and some native shrub species will be available. This annual event is designed to provide the public with affordable native tree seedlings, promote natural resource conservation awareness, and to increase forest owners’ knowledge and abilities as stewards of their land. (A few nonnatives also). Most seedlings will […]

Benton County Annual Meeting

Wood We Need From the Forests of Home Guest Speaker: Peter Hayes Washington County Chapter/OSWA Peter will join us to share the story and opportunities of the Build Local Alliance. Since 2005 this non-profit has served as a community catalyst helping forest owners, millers, distributors, designers, makers, and users to work in partnerships that connect […]