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, February 28, 2018 7pm Accounting and Taxes for Small Woodland Owners
by Tamara Cushing, OSU.
Tamara is the Endowed Starker Chair in Private and Family Forestry, an Assistant Professor in the College of Forestry in the Dept. of Forest Engineering and Resources Management at O.S.U., and an Extension Specialist in Forest Economics, Management and Policy. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry from the Univ. of Georgia with emphasis on Finance and Taxation in 2006.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 7pm Surveying: What Small Woodland Owners Need to Know about Property Issues
by Leonard Rydell, P.E., P.L.S.,W.R.E.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7pm What’s New in Wood Products and Why Wood Utilization is Good for the Environment
by Timm Locke, Director of Forest Products at Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI).

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHEN WHO – WHAT – WHERE
Friday Feb 9th ODF&W decides whether to move Marbled Murlet to “endangered”, currently listed as “threatened”
Friday March 2nd 9:00am – 6:00pm & Saturday March 3rd 9:00am – 4:00pm Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale at Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, McMinnville
Saturday March 3rd 8:00am til sold out Lane County Seedling Sale
Saturday March 10th 9:00am – 3:00pm Washington County Native Plant Sale, Hillsboro Armory
Saturday March 24th Tree School at Clackamas Community College
If you would like to receive a Tree School catalog in the mail, please contact the Extension Office at 503-655-8631 or contact Jean Bremer to be put on the mailing list.
Tree School Website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas/tree-school

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.)
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 Fall Planting (including plugs) and Forest Nutrition
with Mark Gourley, Certified Forester, Starker Forests Inc.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7pm Woodland Management
Brad Withrow-Robinson, OSU Extension Service

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: 02-09-2018