Yamhill County Chapter

Chapter President Hal Hagglund hal.elin@gmail.com


MEETINGS CALENDAR

WHEN WHO – WHAT – WHERE
Social half hour at 6:30pm,
Meeting at 7:00pm.
Meetings are open to all – You need not be a member to attend.

Location:
OSU Yamhill County Extension Auditorium, 2050 NE Lafayette Avenue, McMinnville, OR 97128

Wednesday, October 25, 2017; 7pm Forestry in Ireland by Mike Barnes (Mike visited Irish forests this past summer.)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – third Wed. of month; 7pm Mark Gourley from Starker Forests, “Fall Planting (including plugs) and Forest Nutrition”

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHEN WHO – WHAT – WHERE
Current Links to Wildfire status update Resources
ODF wildfire blog, updated regularly:
http://wildfireoregondeptofforestry.blogspot.com/
ODF Twitter account with frequent updates:
https://twitter.com/ORDeptForestry
ODF- Significant Fire Potential Map:
http://nfdrs.smkmgt.com/sfp/ODF_Significant_Fire_Potential.htm
Northwest Coordination Center – Regional Update:
http://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/information/fire_info.aspx
Inciweb, a national incident information site that can be sorted by state:
http://inciweb.nwcg.gov
National Situation Report:
http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:30-8:30 pm Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner
Fresh Local Cuisine From Rogue Gourmet Catering, The menu will include gluten free and vegetarian choices.
$15 per person with reservations or $20 at the door.
Special Guest Speaker Alexis Taylor, Director Oregon Department of Agriculture
Alexis Taylor was appointed Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) by Governor Kate Brown in December 2016. As Director, Alexis works with the governor and legislature as well as agricultural, conservation, and consumer groups to carry out the state’s agriculture policy. Join us for this great opportunity to hear Alexis share her vision for ODA and Yamhill County.
RSVP by Oct 10 Register online at yamhillswcd.org or call 503-472-6403

RECENT PAST EVENTS:

WHEN WHO – WHAT
Wednesday, September 27, 2017; 7pm Small Woodland Tools
Want to do some of the physical labor on your tree farm? Show and tell of tools (including some in the parking lot) to make the job easier by Mark Havel (aka Forest Dan) and Hal Hagglund. (If there is interest, there will be a DIY pre-commercial thinning tour at the Hagglund tree farm near Sheridan at 9:00 am Saturday, Sept. 30th.)

WEB LINKS

Oregon Forest Resource Institute http://OregonForests.org
Brad & Amy’s TreeTopics Blog: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/treetopics
Tall Timber Topics Quarterly Newsletter: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/columbia/forestry/newsletters
Join OSWA online http://www.oswa.org/view-available-memberships
Download OSWA Membership Application http://www.oswa.org/images/docs/OSWA-Membership-2015-printable-application.pdf

BYLAWS for OSWA YAMHILL CHAPTER:

Current Chapter Bylaws version May 26, 2004.

Yamhill is an energetic, friendly and fun chapter to be a part of.

 

Web Page Last Updated: 10-16-2017