Washington County Neighbor to Neighbor & 2019 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Video Woods Tour

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 […]

Gaebel Neighbor to Neighbor Tree Farm Tour

By Jeremy Felty On July 21st, 115 participants arrived at the Gaebel Tree Farm in North Plains for a Neighbor to Neighbor Woods Tour. In 2017, the Gaebel’s were the Washington County Tree Farmers of the Year. The tour was sponsored by the Gaebels and the Washington County Small Woodlands Chapter. It was funded by […]

WCSWA Native Tree and Plant Sale

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Oregon National Guard Armory, 848 NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124, USA Huge selection of native plants. A complete list of plants will be added to our website when available: See WCSWA Website for more information Yes, native plants love to be planted in March! Besides being beautiful, native plants […]

WCSWA February Meeting

February 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue – Station 17, 31370 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133, USA Please plan on joining us for our February meeting. The program will include presentations by Eric Olson, Appraisal Supervisor Rural Property, Washington County and Scott Young, County Surveyor, Washington County. Mr. Olson will […]

WCSWA March Monthly Meeting

March 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue – Station 17, 31370 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133, USA Glen Christensen of the Pacific Northwest Research Station will speak on the Forest Inventory for the Forest Service. See WCSWA website for more details

Another Great OSWA Annual Meeting

Written by Jim James Congratulations to the Baker County Chapter for another great OSWA annual meeting. On Friday, June 10th, an exceptional group of speakers discussed the resilience of Northeast Oregon, before and after fire, and a multiple list of challenges facing family forest owners and how one might address these issues, all was with […]