Clackamas County Chapter


Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association

Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association, Inc. (CCFFA), is a chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA).

Formed in 1957, CCFFA is a non-profit organization of woodland owners and Christmas tree growers.  We have organized to more effectively promote sound forest management and the interests of forest land owners.

Our activities include educating forest landowners, the public, and policy makers, promoting legislation, and advocating cooperation with all partner agencies.

Chapter President Gary Bush 503-632-3567 gbush@ccffa-oswa.org

Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association

2018 College Scholarships

To further the benefits for our membership, the Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association’s (CCFFA) Board of Directors has established two $1,000.00 college scholarships. A current member of CCFFA must recommend/sponsor an applicant, in writing. The scholarships will be available to graduating high school students and college students through their senior year and are not specific to the student’s county of residence, field of study, college, university, or trade school. Full time enrollment will be required for release of funds.

The scholarship application form will require personal and educational information plus two letters of recommendation, but no financial data. The applicant must also submit a 500-word essay explaining his or her distinguishing qualities, educational and life goals and experiences with their family’s forest activities or those of their CCFFA sponsor.

CCFFA Scholarship Application 2018

This year’s deadline for applications is April 2, 2018

Winners will be notified and introduced at the annual Tree Farm Tour (date to be announced). Submit your application and all supporting documents to:

Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association

Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 783

Molalla, Oregon 97038


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The Clackamas Chapter publishes a quarterly newsletter.  Please click for the latest issue:

Clackamas Chapter OSWA News & Events

New Forest Tree Leader Newsletter – Winter 2018

Clackamas County OSWA chapter has published: Winter  2018 edition of Forest Tree Leader News.  You can read it here, or by visiting Clackamas county’s OSWA page, which has other useful information like chapter contacts and scholarship information. Clackamas OSWA Chapter also has it’s own website, with much more detailed information.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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