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Practical Application in Vegetation Management

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:10 PM

This one-day workshop will focus on practical applications in managing forest vegetation.  Speakers will address current issues, methods, and timelines in their presentations.  Don't miss this opportunity to pick up your Herbicide Applicator and SAF CFE credits.  Actual credit hours will be available by May 23, 2014.

Hosted by the SAF Coos Chapter.

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Friday, June 6, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"New Global Health: Transforming the Horizon" Inaugural Symposium for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences' Center for Global Health 

2014 Oregon Urban & Community Forestry Conference

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Thursday, June 5, 2014 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

In recent years, our ability to measure and monitor the benefits of the forests in and around our cities has increased significantly. Concern for diminishing habitat, increasing invasive species, and realizing the benefits of being around trees has motivated city residents to become engaged with local environmental science efforts and natural resource management as never before. The theme of this conference is about increasing the “deep engagement” of city dwellers with the “forests where they live.” By empowering them to make thoughtful natural resource decisions and getting involved with local biological monitoring, tracking and measuring efforts, urban dwellers are becoming more articulate and dedicated advocates for the trees in our communities. This conference begins with a keynote by an expert on tree advocacy, and highlights the efforts of several nonprofit groups to manage the natural resources where they live. After lunch, we will learn about the newest canopy and urban forest measurement technologies, the efforts that are being made to keep the destructive Emerald Ash Borer out of Oregon, youth training in arboriculture and how communities can determine the fate of public lands. You will come away from this day inspired to organize and take action on behalf of your community’s trees. –Allan Wells, President

 Further details and online registration can be found by visiting:  http://oucfc2014.eventbrite.com/

 

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Get Outdoors Day

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Again this year OSU College Forests, OSU Extension Service, Benton County and many community partners will be hosting a National Get Outdoors Day event at Peavy Arboretum north of Corvallis.  The event will be held on Saturday, May 31st from 10:00am-3:00pm and is focused on introducing first time visitors to the forest.

It is a no cost event and will feature a variety of hands-on activities for youth.

Free fishing for youth 12 and under

Bilingual guides (Spanish & English)

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Friday, May 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Panel Discussion: Academic Trajectories: From Graduate Student to Tenured Professor" Co-Directors of the Schools in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences

2014 Starker Lecture Series

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:00 AM

The field trip will visit and discuss the "Cool Soda All Lands Project" in the Sweet Home area of Linn County, a 10,000 acre collaborative project among local landowners.

Featured speakers include:  Dave Furtwangler, Cascade Timber Consulting, Eric Hartstein, South Santiam Watershed Council, and Cindy Glick, Willamette National Forest.

 

Note Registration for this field trip is open until May 20th, or until seats are full

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Outdoor Business Workshop

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Presentations are held indoors and in the field.

  • Enterprise revenue potential
  • Liability and legal considerations
  • Marketing your business
  • Business management
  • Outdoor recreational operations and amenities
  • Tour of Fort Vannoy Farms
  • NRE opportunities on the farm
  • Wildlife habitat management and conservation

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Citizen Fire Academy

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The OSU Extension Service is pleased to offer the new Citizen Fire Academy state-wide program.  The first regional training will take place in Southwest Oregon including Jackson and Josephine Counties to help local residents learn about ways to create a healthy, firewise environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management/safety plan for their property.

The 8-week training course will provide training for southern Oregon residents on topics such as fire science, home protection strategies, fuels reduction, evaluating risk, fire-adapted communities and emergency preparedness, and much more.  The Citizen Fire Academy is an education and service program that seeks to increase the outreach capacity of wildfire agencies, to help local residents safely prevent and prepare for wildfire, and to create more fire-adapted communities.

Weekly classes will take place on Tuesday afternoons, April 15th - June 3rd 1:00 - 5:30 pm.  Citizen Fire Academy participants will be required to invest 30 service hours to support and expand programs and projects related to wildfire and preparedness.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 11th, 2014.

Celebration of Excellence

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Celebrating our generous donors and the outstanding students they support. Fellowships, scholarships and awards for the 2012-2013 academic year will be presented during the college's annual event. Recipients are seated with their donors. Families and  Faculty are invited to attend and share in the celebration of their students' accomplishments. More information and photos available at Celebration of Excellence.

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Friday, May 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"A Family–Based Training Program to Improve Brain Function and Cognition Among Preschoolers" Eric Pakulak, PhD, Research Associate, Brain Development Lab, University of Oregon

Dr. Pakulak's research interests concern brain mechanisms important for language processing, in particular syntactic processing. He is primarily interested in how these language systems, and the development of these systems, are dependent on language experience and proficiency. He uses the complementary techniques of event-related potentials (ERPs) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to explore these questions in both monolingual and bilingual adults. In addition, he is involved in an ongoing research project in which we use ERPs, fMRI, and behavioral measures to characterize the development of brain systems important for language and the effects of experience on the development of these systems.

Woodland Wildlife Workshop

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Saturday, May 17, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

This is an all-day field workshop looking at both habitat enhancement and wildlife damage aspects of managing your woodlands for wildlife.  We are fortunate to have Jim Taylor, USDA wildlife biologist for APHIS in Corvallis, as our resident forest wildlife expert to cover the damage side of the equation.  And on the habitat side, Fran Cafferata-Coe is a forest wildlife consultant with extensive experience in the world of applied wildlife biology on working forests.

Please register by May 12, 2014.

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Is Affordable Care Act the Best We Can Do?" Gerald Friedman, PhD, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Friedman's research interests include Economic History: 19th and 20th century United States, New World slavery; 19th and 20th century France. Labor History: Europe and North America. Labor Economics. Political Economy. The Economics of Health Care.

Forest Road Surfacing

Forestry Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:00 AM - Thursday, May 15, 2014 4:30 PM

Speakers:

Rene' Renteria is a civil/geotechnical engineer with 28 years of experience in pavement and geotechnical engineering for the USDA Forest Service, including 10 years with the Oregon DOT.  His responsibilities include pavement management guidance for both paved and unpaved roads of the national forests in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

Bill Shelmerdine is a Civil Engineer with the Forest Service and Licensed Engineering Geologist in the state of Washington.  He has 28 years of experience working in geology and geotechnical engineering with the USDA Forest Service in Washington State.  His responsibilities include transportation management, rock material management, geologic hazards, design, and construction.

Society of American Foresters CFE credits:  Workshop attendees will be eligible for CFE credits thru the Society of American Foresters.

Register on-line at:  www.westernforestry.org

 

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Air Apparent: Designing and Conducting the Evaluation of the OSU Smoke-Free Campus Policy’s First Year" Marc Braverman, PhD, Professor & Extension Specialist, Extension Family and Community Health Program, CPHHS. Lisa Hoogesteger, MS, Director, Healthy Campus Initiatives. Jessica Johnson, MPH, Graduate Student, Health Promotion and Health Behavior Graduate Assistant, Healthy Campus Initiatives

TEAM OREGON 30th Anniversary Celebration

Health & Wellness Events - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You are invited to the TEAM OREGON 30th Anniversary Open House.

 The TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program provides statewide training, education and outreach for riders of all levels of experience and riding ability.

TEAM OREGON is an outreach program of the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Public Health and Human Sciences. The college is committed to robust community involvement and providing the education and services needed to help people lead safe, healthy lives.

DATE:            May 1, 2014
TIME:             12:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
LOCATION:   TEAM OREGON Headquarters
                       3550 SW Deschutes St.
                       Corvallis, OR 97333
 
TEAM OREGON is located in south Corvallis, one block west of Hwy. 99 at mile marker 86.

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