Woodland Tours & Education

Local chapters sponsor field tours, giving members the opportunity to observe and learn from other successful land owners.  OSWA also has four to five Howdy Neighbor Tours each year, in partnership with Oregon Forest Resource Institute (OFRI).

During these tours participants can:

  1. Explore new ways to manage your forest for wildlife, timber, water quality and recreation
  2. Learn tips to identify trees, plants and animals found in the forest
  3. Discover Oregon’s environmental and economic issues with a balanced perspective
  4. Learn ways to make your property as fire safe as possible
  5. Learn ways to work safely in the woods
  6. Learn up-to-date information on:
    • Timber and log prices
    • Secondary wood products
    • Actions by governmental regulatory agencies
    • Pending state and national legislation
    • Activities of business leaders and conservation organizations
  7. Have a great time collaborating with friends and neighbors with common interests

Woods Tours are advertised in chapter newsletters and OSWA’s state newsletter “Oregon Family Forest News”. To participate in or host a woods tour, contact the local chapter president, board member, or Jim James.

Smokey Says

ALWAYS BE CAREFUL
Only you can prevent wildfires

Family Friendly Events

OSWA Activities are family-friendly, creating a fun space for hands-on learning.

Fire Liability Insurance

OSWA Fire Insurance is priceless protection against this natural catastrophe.

Tours & Events

Learn new things and meet new people at an OSWA Howdy Neighbor Tour.

Upcoming Events

Oct 2022

Twilight Walk in the Woods - 10/06/2022 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Columbia Board Meeting - 10/11/2022 at 7:00 pm
The Lincoln County Chapter OSWA Hosted Lunch Meeting - 10/15/2022 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nov 2022

Columbia Board Meeting - 11/05/2022 at 7:00 pm

Jul 2023

BCSW Annual Summer Picnic - Castle Family Forest - 07/23/2023 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Jul 2024

BCSW Annual Summer Picnic - Castle Family Forest - 07/23/2024 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Jul 2025

BCSW Annual Summer Picnic - Castle Family Forest - 07/23/2025 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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