By Jim James OSWA enjoyed another successful Annual Meeting June 28-30 in Springfield, once again hosted by Lane County’s OSWA chapter. Thursday’s mill tours and board meeting, Friday’s program, and Saturday’s woods tour were all well attended and as in 2017, Lane County was a wonderful host. Keynote Speaker, Seneca CEO, Todd Payne spoke about […]
We had a wonderful picnic out at Nancy Hathaway’s and Greg Peterson’s Tree Farm about a week ago. The annual Benton County Small Woodland’s Association social picnic was held at Nancy Hathaway’s and Greg Peterson’s cabin in the woods. It was an opportunity to visit, enjoy delicious food, and relax with friends. Nancy presented us […]
Please join us for Douglas County Chapter of Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s Tree Farmer of the Year tour. September 15, 2018 8:00 am – 2:00pm Roseburg, OR Details are as follows: 8:00 Coffee and Doughnuts social hour -Presented By Northwest Farm Credit Services 9:00 -12:00 Tree Farm Tour with Ken and Sharon Harrison 12:00 – […]
Hello OSWA Members, Check out OSWA’s news and info below: New edition of Northewest Woodland Magazine – Summer 2018! douglas-newsletter-2018-spring out now!
Come Join Columbia County small woodlands for our 7-21-2018 summer picnic. This year our host is the Dahlin Family out of Warren Oregon. They were gracious enough to invite us to their 170 acres for our summer picnic. You will literally be taking a walk in the woods. Dick Dahlin has been busy building a […]
The Lincoln County Chapter OSWA Annual Dinner Meeting. EAGLE ROOST TREE FARM On Saturday March the 17th @ 1617 N Bay View Drive, Waldport. Join us for an afternoon of fun, information and dinner! This is an opportunity for a pleasant afternoon, visiting with Neighbors and Friends along with an update on current events affecting […]
EMPHASIZING THE “FAMILY” OF FAMILY FOREST LANDOWNERS Connecting families and the tree farm Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Place: The Rediscovery Forest in the Oregon Garden Focus: Families are invited to participate in three 30-minute concurrent sessions in the Rediscovery Forest. 1. How to determine density management with Mike Cloughesy, OFRI, and Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU […]
Nine Oregon Tree Farm System (OTFS) members have been nominated for 2017 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. Inspectors are visiting these nominees this summer and the selection of Oregon’s 2017 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year will be made at the OTFS Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 21st at the Oregon Garden in Silverton. […]
OSWA’s Marion-Polk Chapter has just published a new newsletter! Read here to keep up to date with all the important news, events and local information for Summer/Fall 2017!
Thirty years after a fire razed 500 acres of forestland at Defrees Ranch, Dean Defrees still remembers the harrowing ordeal with all five of his senses. “It was extremely smoky, it was hot, and you can feel the fire,” Defrees says. “My dad did suffer a burn on his arm as he was putting in […]