2015 PNW Forestry Leadership Academy – Jan 16-17, 2015

The Partnership for Forestry Education is proud to announce that the 2015 PNW Forestry Leadership Academy will be held on January 16-17 at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Ore. The goal of the forestry leadership academy is to equip forest landowners sand foresters to take active roles in leading Pacific Northwest forestry organizations. The […]

Port-Blakely/OSWA Winter 2015 Scholarships Available – up to $1000

In celebration of Port Blakely Tree Farms LP’s 150th anniversary Port Blakely and OSWA are offering college scholarships for up to $1000 to the children and grandchildren of OSWA members who are enrolled in a natural resource college Winter Term 2015. The scholarships are available because of a gift from Port Blake. To apply a […]

OSWA’s 2015 Legislative Priorities approved by Board

At OSWA’s September 2014 Board meeting, the board approved OSWA’s 2015 Legislative Priorities. The 2015 Legislative Session is a full session that will focus on State agency budgets and the ever increasing demand for school funding. With two consecutive high cost fire seasons, the issue of how to pay for fighting fires in Oregon will […]

Slash Burning Issue Close to Urban Areas

Several members of Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association (CCFFA) have found it difficult if not impossible to get permission to burn slash following a timber harvest. Jim Schreiber and Tim Dahl, members of CCFFA, have been trying to understand and to resolve this issue for some time. Jim formed a CCFFA Slash Burning work group […]

Notifications to be filed online starting Oct. 1

Efficient Forestry The Oregon Department of Forestry issued this news release today. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAJOR MEDIA DISTRIBUTION September 26, 2014 Contact: Lena Tucker, (503) 945-7529, ltucker@odg.state.or.us Nick Hennemann, (503) 910-4311, nhennemann@odf.state.or.us Efficient Forestry – Notifications to be filed online starting Oct. 1 Forestry professionals are not only logging, but will now log-in before […]

Ackerman-Munson, Springer reappointed to Board of Forestry

The Oregon Dept. of Forestry issued this news release today. Ackerman-Munson, Springer reappointed to Board of Forestry Sybil Ackerman-Munson of Damascus and Gary Springer of Corvallis have been reappointed to the Oregon Board of Forestry. On Sept. 17, the Oregon State Senate confirmed the reappointment of Ackerman-Munson to a second term running July 1, 2014 […]