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, January 24, 2018 7pm Woodland Management
Brad Withrow-Robinson, OSU Extension Service

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHEN WHO – WHAT – WHERE
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 9:00am Tour of Rick Deferrari’s Oregon Barrel Works
2780 SE Joseph Rd., McMinnville, OR 97128
Sponsored by Marion/Polk Chapter OSWA
BRING YOUR OWN SAFETY GLASSES.
Wednesday-Thursday , November 29-30, 2017 PNW Forest Vegetation Conference
Holiday Inn – Wilsonville
Register before Nov 21st to get reduced rate for OSWA members.
http://westernforestry.org/upcoming-conferences/pnw
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10am – 1pm Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
Riversdale Grange (4855 Garden Valley Rd., Roseburg)
Hosted by the Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWnet)
Learn how to harvest floral greens from your property, then make beautiful wreaths and swags, just in time for the holidays!
Before the class, head out to your woodland to collect greenery, cones, and berries to bring to the workshop (cedar and Douglas-fir work (and smell) great!). Some greenery will be available, but please bring some more (if possible) to ensure there is plenty for everyone. Bring a friend! And please RSVP to Tiffany by December 4th!
Don’t forget to bring the following (if you have it!): Clippers, Wire cutters, Pliers, Gloves, Decorations, Greenery, Cones
Soup and hot drinks will be provided to keep you warm while you craft!
Cost $10 per person
Please RSVP by Dec. 4th!
Contact Tiffany: tiffany.fegel@oregonstate.edu
Questions? Call Alicia at (541) 672-4461
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2pm Tour of Freres Lumber – Mass Plywood Facility
40519 South Cedar Mill Rd., Lyons, Oregon

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.

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: 11-16-2017