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Transfer START orientation program Session 4

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (all day event)

Transfer START is a one-day program that occur during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend the full day in order to be eligible to register for classes.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Take care of any business you still to need to prepare for fall term
  • There are option components that allow you to learn about opportunities and resources that may be of interest to you.

For all Transfer START details, schedule and registration visit
Transfer START | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

First-Year START orientation program Session 10

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Monday, August 28, 2017 - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 (all day event)

START is a two-day program that occurs during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend both days and on-campus housing accommodations are offered, but it is not required for you to stay on campus during START.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Tour your residence hall and learn about what to expect
  • Meet other new students and hear from a current student’s experience
  • Learn about what it means to be part of the OSU Community
  • Take care of any business you still need to prepare for fall term

For all First Year START details, schedule and registration visit
First-Year Student | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

Backyard Woodlands Workshop

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Are you a landowner with 1-40 acres?

Interested in learning how to get started in the management and care of your property?

This workshop will teach you how to tend your woodland. Morning classroom and afternoon field visit will cover Stewardship & Woodland Planning, Woodland health, care for trees in your home landscape, enhancing wildlife habitat, and where to get assistance. Instructors:

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension Specialist in Silviculture

Norma Kline, OSU Extension Forester for Coos and Curry Counties

Includes Shrubs to Know in Pacific Northwest Forests book

Lunch provided

Pre-Registration Required: Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/

*Registration closes 08/23/2017 at 5:00 PM. Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Questions:  Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext 25292

 

Backyard Woodlands Workshop

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Are you a landowner with 1-40 acres?

Interested in learning how to get started in the management and care of your property?

This workshop will teach you how to tend your woodland. Morning classroom and afternoon field visit will cover Stewardship & Woodland Planning, Woodland health, care for trees in your home landscape, enhancing wildlife habitat, and where to get assistance. Instructors:

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension Specialist in Silviculture

Norma Kline, OSU Extension Forester for Coos and Curry Counties

Includes Shrubs to Know in Pacific Northwest Forests book

Lunch provided

Pre-Registration Required: Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/

*Registration closes 08/23/2017 at 5:00 PM. Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Questions:  Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext 25292

 

Farm, Fish & Forest Tour for Community Leaders

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a conversation about water quality with industry professionals, scientists, land managers and community leaders.

Agenda

This tour focuses on the research, protection measures and enhancement of water quality in Tillamook county. We will discuss the current conditions, laws and regulations and what is being done on the ground to protect this resource.  

Register

Please RSVP by July 14th using the online registration system link above or call 503-842-3433. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by July 14th by calling OSU Extension 503-842-3433.

 

Stand Density Tour – Alsea Nelder plots

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, July 29, 2017 8:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Planting densities have a critical effect how individual trees and stands of trees grow. We will join Professor Mike Newton for a visit to a variable density research site (a Nelder plot) to hear some of what he learned there, and in other density-related work while at OSU. Join us for a lively discussion of planting densities and other management tools for supporting optimal stand health and productivity. Sponsored by the Benton Chapter of OSWA, Starker Forests and OSU Extension.

Location: We will meet at 8:15 at the office of Starker Forests, to car pool to the site in the Alsea area. We will depart promptly at 8:30.

Space is limited and registration is required by July 26. Register by calling Benton County Extension 541-766-6750, or email including your phone contact and number attending.

What to bring: Please come prepared for the weather of the day and being in the brush. Please wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Bring a water bottle, snacks or other personal items you need.

Annual Picnic of the Linn Chapter of OSWA

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Linn Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association invites you (OSWA member and public alike) to join them for their annual picnic. Activities for all ages will begin at 9:00 and include a tour of the property, educational displays and plant identification. It is a great chance to see a well-managed woodland property and visit with friends. The Sallee and Tye family will grill burgers, so please bring a potluck item to share.

For more information contact Bill Bowling 541-791-1370 or email 

Columbia County Small Woodlands Summer Picnic

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, July 22, 2017 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where: Mist – Birkenfield Fire Station

Schedule:

8:00 AM     Coffee and donuts at Mist Birkenfield Fire Station

9:00 AM     Introductions and tour of Mist Birkenfield station Don Beck

10:00 AM   Oregon State Department of Forestry talk and demonstration Kelly Niles.     

11:00 AM Vendors Talk   Mallory, Cowlitz River Rigging, others.

12:00 PM   Lunch: barbecued ribs free to current CCSWA members.  $16/person for non CCSWA members. Event catered by Sunshine Pizza.                                        

1:00 PM     Short Drive to firewood processor demonstration.

2:30 PM    Drive to Banzer Road ELK Fence talk and demonstration  

3:30 PM     End of Picnic

Thanks for coming. Hope you enjoy the picnic!

RSVP required by 7-19-2017. I need to know who is coming and how many. Contact Mark Dreyer 503-369-9592 (call, voice mail or text) or email me at mdreyer51@msn.com. Please No children under 12. 

Note from the CCSWA president Mark Dreyer

I just wanted to thank everyone for the help on the tree sale in March. We couldn’t do it without you. Thank you

Our two new board members Ray Biggs and Alex Berg have stepped up and Ray is our new Treasurer and Alex is our new secretary. Both are doing a great job. Thanks for your help.

I nominated Bill Hanson to OSWA as our 2017 CCSWA volunteer of the year. He has been handling the seedling sales program and doing a fine job. Thanks Bill.

See you at our 2017 picnic on July 22.

CREATING FISH HABITAT ON PERKINS CREEK

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to a Twilight Tour to see how private woodland owners implemented a stream habitat project near Clatskanie.  The Richen family worked with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to plan and install five logjams in Perkins Creek in 2016.  See how the stream is changing to provide better conditions for salmon and trout. Hear from members of the Richen family and a biologist from ODFW about the project.

Date: Wednesday, July 26th

Time: 6:00—8:00 pm

All are welcome. Please RSVP: 503-397-3462

Directions from Clatskanie:

From Hwy 30 follow signs for Swedetown Rd. Take 0.2 miles to Olson Rd. Follow Olson Rd. for 2.2 miles and look for entrance to property on the left, immediately after Olson Rd. crosses Perkins Creek.

Co-sponsored by: OSU Extension Service, Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, and Columbia County Small Woodlands Association

Hopkins Community Forest Day

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
This is your chance to learn by doing a variety of projects in a sustainably managed woodland. Volunteers help with essential seasonal tasks of managing a working demonstration forest.
LEARN BY DOING—IT’S THE HOPKINS WAY WE MANAGE OUR FOREST!
The focus for the summer months is on trail and building maintenance, and trail and road brush removal.
Registration is requested and hot lunch will be provided. Please let us know you are coming to get a count for lunch. Contact Jean at 503-655-8631 or jean.bremer@oregonstate.edu.
For more information contact Peter Matzka at peter.matzka@oregonstate.edu.

Many Shapes and Sizes: A Tour of “Good Wood” Management and Products

Forestry Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Join the Build Local Alliance, Forests Forever, Inc., and OSU Extension for an exploration of “Good Wood” Management and Products from local forests.


Background
The Build Local Alliance (BLA) seeks to improve the vitality of local forests and related human communities by connecting local, responsibly grown and processed wood with local projects. The BLA is comprised of forest owners and millwrights, retailers and distributers, designers and architects, craftsmen and builders, developers and homeowners, and other individuals who are interested in developing our local economy through sustainable forestry.
Forest Forever, Inc. (FFI) promotes science-based education to enhance understanding of, and appreciation for the complexities and benefits of woodland management. FFI operates Hopkins Demonstration Forest as an accessible example of sustainable forestry.


Mutual interests of BLA, FFI, and OSU Extension include:
•Sustainable management of local forests
•Forest-related enterprises that add value to the local economy
•Alternative markets for a wide range of wood products
•Improved returns for small scale harvest operations
•Connecting people and enterprises, from forest to finished product
•Improved connections between urban consumers and rural producers
•Improved awareness and understanding of sustainable forestry in Oregon

Registration: The cost is $15. Registration is required. To register BLA will provide eventbrite online registration - coming soon. Questions? Call 503-655-8631 or email jean.bremer@oregonstate.edu .

First-Year START orientation program Session 7

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Friday, July 21, 2017 (all day event)

START is a two-day program that occurs during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend both days and on-campus housing accommodations are offered, but it is not required for you to stay on campus during START.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Tour your residence hall and learn about what to expect
  • Meet other new students and hear from a current student’s experience
  • Learn about what it means to be part of the OSU Community
  • Take care of any business you still need to prepare for fall term

For all First Year START details, schedule and registration visit
First-Year Student | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

First-Year START orientation program Session 8

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Monday, July 24, 2017 - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 (all day event)

START is a two-day program that occurs during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend both days and on-campus housing accommodations are offered, but it is not required for you to stay on campus during START.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Tour your residence hall and learn about what to expect
  • Meet other new students and hear from a current student’s experience
  • Learn about what it means to be part of the OSU Community
  • Take care of any business you still need to prepare for fall term

For all First Year START details, schedule and registration visit
First-Year Student | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

Transfer START orientation program Session 3

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (all day event)

Transfer START is a one-day program that occur during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend the full day in order to be eligible to register for classes.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Take care of any business you still to need to prepare for fall term
  • There are option components that allow you to learn about opportunities and resources that may be of interest to you.

For all Transfer START details, schedule and registration visit
Transfer START | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

First-Year START orientation program Session 9

Health & Wellness Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017 (all day event)

START is a two-day program that occurs during the summer and is required for you to attend if you are entering Oregon State in the fall or summer term. You will need to attend both days and on-campus housing accommodations are offered, but it is not required for you to stay on campus during START.

At START you will:

  • Meet with advisors
  • Register for your fall term courses
  • Tour your residence hall and learn about what to expect
  • Meet other new students and hear from a current student’s experience
  • Learn about what it means to be part of the OSU Community
  • Take care of any business you still need to prepare for fall term

For all First Year START details, schedule and registration visit
First-Year Student | New Student Programs & Family Outreach | Oregon State University

For College of Public Health and Human Sciences' START details, contact the CPHHS Office of Student Success

 

Dry Farming Collaborative Field Day

Small Farms Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 (all day event)

More than ten Dry Farming Collaboratize members will be hosting tours for our field days in August! Come learn about dry farming, see crops (tomatoes, potatoes, squash, melon, zucchini, dry beans, corn) grown without any supplemental irrigation in the field.

SAVE THESE DATES:

  • August 1st - Corvallis
  • August 8th - Springfield
  • August 15th - Southern Oregon
  • August 22nd - Elmira/Veneta
  • August 29th - Philomath

Registration will open in June!

See http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/dfdemo for more details. 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Dry Farming Collaborative Field Day

Small Farms Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (all day event)

More than ten Dry Farming Collaboratize members will be hosting tours for our field days in August! Come learn about dry farming, see crops (tomatoes, potatoes, squash, melon, zucchini, dry beans, corn) grown without any supplemental irrigation in the field.

SAVE THESE DATES:

  • August 1st - Corvallis
  • August 8th - Springfield
  • August 15th - Southern Oregon
  • August 22nd - Elmira/Veneta
  • August 29th - Philomath

Registration will open in June!

See http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/dfdemo for more details. 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

OSU Forage Management Series

Small Farms Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Each part consists of an evening classroom presentation at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus, followed by a morning field practical at a local outdoor location.

Class meets Wednesdays (6 – 8:30 pm) and Thursdays (10 – noon). Topics for each month are:
April 19 & 20 – Farm and Forage Assessment
May 24 & 25 – Harvest Management
June 28 & 29 – Irrigation
August 16 and 17 – Fertility
September 20 and 21 – Renovation Techniques

Speakers will be Shelby Filley, David Hannaway, Serkan Ates, Gene Pirelli, and Troy Downing, plus other OSU faculty and local experts.

This series will focus on a “project ranch” that we work on together, including site visits and on-line document sharing and blog. The project ranch will be the Wilson Farm, the OSU sheep facility with sheep and cattle grazing the pastures. You can also work on your own ranch as a side project if desired. The objective of the series is to improve knowledge about managing forage on properties in the Willamette Valley.
Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

OSU Forage Management Series

Small Farms Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Each part consists of an evening classroom presentation at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus, followed by a morning field practical at a local outdoor location.

Class meets Wednesdays (6 – 8:30 pm) and Thursdays (10 – noon). Topics for each month are:
April 19 & 20 – Farm and Forage Assessment
May 24 & 25 – Harvest Management
June 28 & 29 – Irrigation
August 16 and 17 – Fertility
September 20 and 21 – Renovation Techniques

Pre-registration and a $30 fee per part per ranch is required. There is a discounted price of $120 for signing up for all five parts. Click here for on-line registration. If you do not have Internet access, stop by or call the OSU Extension Linn County office, 541-248-1088 for assistance.


Speakers will be Shelby Filley, David Hannaway, Serkan Ates, Gene Pirelli, and Troy Downing, plus other OSU faculty and local experts.

This series will focus on a “project ranch” that we work on together, including site visits and on-line document sharing and blog. The project ranch will be the Wilson Farm, the OSU sheep facility with sheep and cattle grazing the pastures. You can also work on your own ranch as a side project if desired. The objective of the series is to improve knowledge about managing forage on properties in the Willamette Valley.
Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Dry Farming Collaborative Field Day

Small Farms Events - 1 hour 28 min ago
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 (all day event)

More than ten Dry Farming Collaboratize members will be hosting tours for our field days in August! Come learn about dry farming, see crops (tomatoes, potatoes, squash, melon, zucchini, dry beans, corn) grown without any supplemental irrigation in the field.

SAVE THESE DATES:

  • August 1st - Corvallis
  • August 8th - Springfield
  • August 15th - Southern Oregon
  • August 22nd - Elmira/Veneta
  • August 29th - Philomath

Registration will open in June!

See http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/dfdemo for more details. 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs