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Citizen Fire Academy - Douglas County

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Friday, September 29, 2017 (all day event)
Online modules from the comfort of your own home. Each online module includes reading and video tutorials, review exercises, discussion board. Throughout the course, you will work on your own fire preparedness plan and present your final plan at the graduation session.

Citizen Fire Academy - Douglas County

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Citizen Fire Academy (CFA) volunteer education program represents a joint effort of many statewide and local agencies. The goals of this program are to develop your skills and knowledge so that you may help reduce the risk of catastrophic effects of wildfire for your home, your neighborhood, and your community. Over the course of 6 weeks, participants will attend two in-person classes, two field classes, and complete four online modules from the comfort of your own home. Each online module includes reading and video tutorials, review exercises, discussion board. Throughout the course, you will work on your own fire preparedness plan and present your final plan at the graduation session. Topics covered in the course include fire science, living in a fire environment, home protection strategies, and fuels reduction models.

 

Dates:

September 28 – 6-8pm – Introductory Session

September 29 – Begin Online Module 1: Fire Science

October 9 – Begin Online Module 2: Living in a Fire Environment

October 19 – Begin Online Module 3: Home Protection Strategies

October 21 – 9am to 3pm – Douglas Complex Fire burn area – Field Tour: Fire Science, Living in a Fire Adapted Ecosystem and the Wildland-Urban Interface

October 30 – Begin Online Module 4: Fuels Reduction Methods

November 4 – 9am to 3pm –Field Tour: Evaluating Fire Risk around Homes and Neighborhoods, Fuels Reduction Treatments

November 9 – 6pm to 8pm – Graduation Session

Woodland Management, A Basic Forestry Short Course

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructor: Norma Kline, OSU Ext. Forester for Coos & Curry Counties

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: Getting started: Assessing your property and your site. What’s going on in your woods? Understanding tree biology and forest ecology.  Taking care of your woods:  Tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control.  Getting it done: Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations. FIELD TRIP: See real examples of things learned in class.

Pre-Registration Required: Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/ *Registration closes 09/01/2017 at  5:00 PM. Questions: Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext. 

2017 OSU Land Steward Training

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Early Bird Registration before Aug. 1 save $50:   Register online here
Registration Deadline Aug. 15; Cost Full Registration price: $200 individual, $275 Couple.

For more information visit The Land Steward Web Page or call 541-776-7371

Apply today to participate in this fun and informative, field-based educational program that helps landowners learn what they have, decide how to manage it, and make a plan to get there. The program is based out of the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point.

 
The Land Steward Program, is an 11-week field-based course.  It is designed to help landowners, from small plots to large acreage, develop a management plan to accomplish their goals.
 
The program covers a full spectrum of land management considerations, from forests to farms, soils, water, pasture management, fire awareness, wildlife, economics and connection to resources that help landowners implement their plans.  Participants receive handouts, references, resources, professional presentations and site visits to bring the learning alive!

Woodland Management, A Basic Forestry Short Course

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructor: Norma Kline, OSU Ext. Forester for Coos & Curry Counties

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: Getting started: Assessing your property and your site. What’s going on in your woods? Understanding tree biology and forest ecology.  Taking care of your woods:  Tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control.  Getting it done: Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations. FIELD TRIP: See real examples of things learned in class.

Pre-Registration Required: Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/ *Registration closes 09/01/2017 at  5:00 PM. Questions: Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext. 

Native Tree Walk

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn to identify and care for your trees!

Trouble distinguishing White and Black Oaks? Wondering if that huge cedar is an Incense, Port-Orford, or Western red? The more you know about your trees, the better you can care for them and improve their overall health. This workshop will give you all the tricks of the trade to identify the native trees in Douglas County – even the look-a-likes! We will also discuss the tree’s life characteristics, so you know how to give your trees what they need to stay healthy.

Cost includes the book Trees to Know in Oregon

Register Online (credit/debit) at:  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas/classes-events

 

Woodland Management, A Basic Forestry Short Course

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructor: Norma Kline, OSU Ext. Forester for Coos & Curry Counties

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: Getting started: Assessing your property and your site. What’s going on in your woods? Understanding tree biology and forest ecology.  Taking care of your woods:  Tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control.  Getting it done: Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations. FIELD TRIP: See real examples of things learned in class.

Pre-Registration Required: Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/ *Registration closes 09/01/2017 at  5:00 PM. Questions: Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext. 

Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach & Service Programs

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - Thursday, September 21, 2017 (all day event)

This dynamic conference is for professionals and partner organizations that coordinate, administer, or host training and volunteer programs in natural resource conservation, education, and outreach or for those interested in developing similar programming. This year the conference will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Word Forestry Center. There will be many opportunities to explore the natural, cultural and historic sites in and around Portland. During this conference, you can expect to gain knowledge from a diverse range of programs, network with colleagues, and obtain valuable tools to enhance your existing program or develop a new one.

For more information, www.anrosp.com

 

2017 OSU Land Steward Training

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Early Bird Registration before Aug. 1 save $50:   Register online here
Registration Deadline Aug. 15; Cost Full Registration price: $200 individual, $275 Couple.

For more information visit The Land Steward Web Page or call 541-776-7371

Apply today to participate in this fun and informative, field-based educational program that helps landowners learn what they have, decide how to manage it, and make a plan to get there. The program is based out of the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point.

 
The Land Steward Program, is an 11-week field-based course.  It is designed to help landowners, from small plots to large acreage, develop a management plan to accomplish their goals.
 
The program covers a full spectrum of land management considerations, from forests to farms, soils, water, pasture management, fire awareness, wildlife, economics and connection to resources that help landowners implement their plans.  Participants receive handouts, references, resources, professional presentations and site visits to bring the learning alive!

Woodland Management, A Basic Forestry Short Course

Forestry Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructor: Norma Kline, OSU Ext. Forester for Coos & Curry Counties

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: Getting started: Assessing your property and your site. What’s going on in your woods? Understanding tree biology and forest ecology.  Taking care of your woods:  Tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control.  Getting it done: Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations. FIELD TRIP: See real examples of things learned in class.

Pre-Registration Required: Class size is limited. No walk –ins

Online (credit/debit) at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/ *Registration closes 09/01/2017 at  5:00 PM. Questions: Call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext. 

2017 OPHA Annual Conference

Health & Wellness Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting is the premier public health event in Oregon. Since 1944 public health leaders, professionals, educators, advocates, students and stakeholders have come together to share the latest in research, programs, and information. Join us for this important, informative, and inspiring public health event!

View conference site for full details

Download the 2017 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting flyer

At OPHA 2017 you'll find the latest in public health research and trends, focused learning sessions, thought-provoking speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities.

Highlights include:

Education: Over 100 presentations on key functional areas of public health; facilitated discussion forums to learn from your peers; and an interactive poster session. Continuing education credits will be available - Stay tuned for more information!

Networking Events: Connect with other public health professionals and stakeholders from around the Northwest during plentiful breaks, receptions, and evening events.

Association Awards: Join OPHA in recognizing Oregon's public health advocates and leaders.

Professional Opportunities, Products & Services: Connect with OPHA Sponsors and visit the Exhibit Hall.

Cuban Public Health and Politics

Health & Wellness Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you’ve been to Cuba or are thinking about visiting, this interactive and informative session is not to be missed.

Join us for a discussion with the College of Public Health and Human Sciences dean, F. Javier Nieto and David Bernell, an associate professor and director of the Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies program (MAIS) for a conversation about Cuba's public health and politics.

During the discussion, Dean Nieto will talk briefly about life in Cuba and the Cuban health care system. David Bernell will give us an overview on Cuban politics of yesterday and today. They will also describe their experiences living in and visiting Cuba. After each of their brief overviews, we will invite questions and conversation about Cuba. 

Thursday, Sept. 28
4 - 5 p.m.
Centro Cultural César Chávez
91 SW 26th St, Corvallis, OR 97331

Details and registration 


This event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged to assist us in planning.

2017 OPHA Annual Conference

Health & Wellness Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting is the premier public health event in Oregon. Since 1944 public health leaders, professionals, educators, advocates, students and stakeholders have come together to share the latest in research, programs, and information. Join us for this important, informative, and inspiring public health event!

View conference site for full details

Download the 2017 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting flyer

At OPHA 2017 you'll find the latest in public health research and trends, focused learning sessions, thought-provoking speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities.

Highlights include:

Education: Over 100 presentations on key functional areas of public health; facilitated discussion forums to learn from your peers; and an interactive poster session. Continuing education credits will be available - Stay tuned for more information!

Networking Events: Connect with other public health professionals and stakeholders from around the Northwest during plentiful breaks, receptions, and evening events.

Association Awards: Join OPHA in recognizing Oregon's public health advocates and leaders.

Professional Opportunities, Products & Services: Connect with OPHA Sponsors and visit the Exhibit Hall.

Pasadena | Let's Talk About Sleep!

Health & Wellness Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Is a good night's sleep the secret to better health?

Dean F. Javier Nieto thinks so. He has spent a lifetime studying the relationship between inadequate sleep and chronic disease and will share what he's learned in this can't-miss presentation.

Through our OSU In Your Neighborhood event format, the OSUAA is committed to bringing quality programming to our alumni and friends where they live, work and play. These programs will feature outstanding faculty and alumni as speakers, and be held in multiple locations throughout the region.

Thursday, Sept. 21 - Pasadena
 6 - 7:30 p.m. (includes dinner and your first drink)
 Green Street Tavern
 69 W. Green Street
 Pasadena, CA 91105

Friday, Sept. 22 - Long Beach
12-1 p.m. (includes lunch)
Tantalum Restaurant
6272 E Pacific Coast Hwy # J
Long Beach, CA 90803

$10 OSU Alumni Association members | $15 nonmembers

Event details and registration

Long Beach | Let's Talk About Sleep!

Health & Wellness Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Is a good night's sleep the secret to better health?

Dean F. Javier Nieto thinks so. He has spent a lifetime studying the relationship between inadequate sleep and chronic disease and will share what he's learned in this can't-miss presentation.

Through our OSU In Your Neighborhood event format, the OSUAA is committed to bringing quality programming to our alumni and friends where they live, work and play. These programs will feature outstanding faculty and alumni as speakers, and be held in multiple locations throughout the region.

Thursday, Sept. 21 - Pasadena
6 - 7:30 p.m. (includes dinner and your first drink)
Green Street Tavern
69 W. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91105

Friday, Sept. 22 - Long Beach
12-1 p.m. (includes lunch)
Tantalum Restaurant
6272 E Pacific Coast Hwy # J
Long Beach, CA 90803

$10 OSU Alumni Association members | $15 nonmembers 

Event details and registration 

Living on the Land (Lane)

Small Farms Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, November 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Weed Management

Learn about management strategies for common weeds on your land.  Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are five classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water & Electric Board. This this the first in the series of five.  For additional information, go to the website: http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms  Preregistration required.

    $10/CLASS,  $30 FOR SERIES or $35 FOR 2 Farm Partners

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Living on the Land (Lane)

Small Farms Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pasture & Grazing Management

Make the most of your pasture by learning how grass plants grow, rotational grazing, nutrient and winter-time management. Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are five classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water & Electric Board. This this the first in the series of five.  For additional information, go to the website: http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms  Preregistration required.

    $10/CLASS,  $30 FOR SERIES or $35 FOR 2 Farm Partners

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Living on the Land (Lane)

Small Farms Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Woodlands and Wildlife

Look at the woodlands and natural areas on your property and consider options to enhance and manage for healthy trees and wildlife habitat.  Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are five classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water & Electric Board. This this the first in the series of five.  For additional information, go to the website: http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms  Preregistration required.

    $10/CLASS,  $30 FOR SERIES or $35 FOR 2 Farm Partners

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Living on the Land (Lane)

Small Farms Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wells & Septic Systems

Bring well water for nitrate screening .Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for   small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are five classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water & Electric Board. This this the first in the series of five.  For additional information, go to the website: http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms  Preregistration required.

    $10/CLASS,  $30 FOR SERIES or $35 FOR 2 Farm Partners

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Living on the Land (Lane)

Small Farms Events - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn the basics of planning for natural resource management, including soil health and water rights. Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for   small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are five classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water & Electric Board. This this the first in the series of five.  For additional information, go to the website: http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms  Preregistration required.

 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs