Lane County Tree Farmer of the Year Woods Tour – August 17, 2019

OSWA Events

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/17/2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location


Lane County Small Woodlands Association, will host its Tree Farmer of the Year tour on Saturday, August 17 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  at Whitewater Forests LLC Penn Road Tree Farm.  

Please RSVP to confirm attendance by August 10th, 2019.

Contact Dick Beers at:   rbeers2606@comcast.net   or  Cell Phone: (541) 729-2516

Shuttle Provided ~departs at 9:00 a.m. ~ tour begins at 9:30 a.m.

A shuttle will leave Western Lane ODF Office in Veneta at 9:00 AM; coffee, treats and social time will start the day.  Parking space is limited at the tree farm, so we urge you to use the shuttle to the event.

The tour will include walking in the woods on roads and trails. 

Please come prepared for a moderate hike by wearing boots and appropriate clothing.  Should you require any special assistance please let us know.

Driving Directions

Penn Road intersects HWY 126 (highway to Florence) at milepost 35 between Noti and Walton.

Turn on to Penn Road, follow for 1.5 miles.

Tour location is on the left. At tree farm sign, entrance is at the next gate. Follow woods tour signs.

The Tour Will Provide Insight Into:

  • Wildcat Creek, McGlynn and Penn community local history
  • Reforestation and young stand management for wood & wildlife
  • Red alder management and economics
  • Maintaining forest roads, gates, access & easements
  • Commercial thinning strategy and life with Douglas fir root rot
  • Riparian management considerations, the Forest Practices Act and clean water objectives

The event is open to all those interested in private forest lands. Thank you for your support.  We look forward to seeing you at the event. Bring a friend along.

Lane Small Woodlands Association, Lane Families for Farms & Forests, and Oregon Tree Farm System, Inc.

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