Welcome to Grant’s chapter of Oregon Small Woodlands Association. We have some helpful information below in the tabs. Feel free to contact us with any questions or to learn more!
Contact the Baker, Baker & Grant County Extension Forester
Baker County Extension Office
2610 Grove Street, Baker City, OR 97814
Telephone: (541) 523-6418
Fax: (541) 523-8225
Do You Need a Market or Juniper?
Here’s a start:
Western Juniper Manufacturers
Check out Western Juniper Manufacturers and look at their helpful links for woodland owners & managers. Get your names on this site by contacting Scott Leavengood. His email is on the page.
You’ll soon see that western juniper is used for far more than fence posts and firewood nowadays. As this page grows, you’ll be able to visit manufacturers of western juniper lumber, rustic furniture, interior doors, cabinetry, log homes, small and large animal bedding, and gifts and novelty items.
While traveling through Mitchell (Grant County) I had the chance to stop and speak with Bruce McAllister of Juniper Twists. He said that roughly 1 in 100 Juniper have the characteristics he’s looking for. He is willing to travel 100 miles to pick up a good specimen. Take a look at his website to see the types of products he makes and if you think you have a tree he would be interested in please contact:
- P.O. Box 355, Mitchell, OR 97750
- Telephone: (541)462-3232
Widow Creek Ranch
Another useful Juniper resourece for you may be the Widow Creek Ranch. They make juniper lumber, and are located approximately 15 miles west of John Day.
- Telephone: (541) 932-4188
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 […]