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Beaver BarCamp 17

Environment Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (all day event)

Share your passion, connect with others, and learn something new at Beaver BarCamp 17. This is an informal un-conference that has been hosted by the OSU Open Source Lab for over 10 years. Attendees can participate in sessions throughout the day or propose their own session on a project, hobby or research interest. Help us fill OSU’s Kelley Engineering Center with interesting ideas and skills.

Continental breakfast and U-Hero lunch provided.

Free registration at http://beaverbarcamp.org/

 

Intro to Woodland Management

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (all day event)
6 total classes - April 12, 19, 29 & May 3, 10, 24. Topics:
assessing your property, reforestation, weeds/
invasives, forest development, wildlife habitat, forest
health, thinning, fire, harvest systems, roads/
transportation, forest practices, sources of assistance,
income opportunities. Call Alicia at (541) 236-3002 for
more details.

Passing it on: Farm and Forest Succession Workshop

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Monday, April 24, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Two-thirds of Oregon's agricultural land will be changing hands in the next 20 years, but the vast majority of Oregon's farmers and ranchers don't have succession plans.

·  Want to hear about the trends in farm/ranch succession, access to land, and land use in Oregon?

·  Want to learn the steps for preparing a succession plan for your property?

·  Want to hear the stories of local farmers who have gone through the process?

RSVP: Heather.Stoven@oregonstate.edu or 503-434-7517  

Cruise, Fall, Buck, & Scale

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cruise, Fall, Buck, & Scake - April 22  

This field will take you through the steps required to prepare a tree(s) for market. Learn to use the Woodland Stick and tariff system to measure, Cruise, merchantable log volume. We will also discuss the steps involved in evaluating a tree to be safely and properly cut down, Fall. Once the tree is on the ground we will observe some sample purchase orders and discuss cutting techniques, Buck, that generate the greatest revenue from the tree. After the logs have been bucked and limbed, we will observe the steps involved in conducting westside grading and scaling to determine individual log grade and volume, Scale.             

Presenters:
Steve Bowers and Francisca Belart, OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension - Timber Harvesting Specialists      

See the Flyer!  

Information and Registration

Forest carbon inventory and marketing for woodland owners

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, May 6, 2017 (all day event)
Location and details TBA. Contact jean.bremer@oregonstate.edu to get on the list for more information.

Intro to Woodland Management

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (all day event)
6 total classes - April 12, 19, 29 & May 3, 10, 24. Topics:
assessing your property, reforestation, weeds/
invasives, forest development, wildlife habitat, forest
health, thinning, fire, harvest systems, roads/
transportation, forest practices, sources of assistance,
income opportunities. Call Alicia at (541) 236-3002 for
more details.

PRIVATE FORESTLAND COLLABORATION IN EASTERN OREGON:

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (all day event)

Save the Date!

Landowners and partners involved in collaborative private forestland projects in eastern Oregon are invited to a one-day workshop. Topics will include how landowners can work together on market access, restoration projects, and fuels reducNon. We will learn from the efforts of the Ritter Land Management Team, East Face of the Elkhorns, and Blue Mountain Forest Cooperative.


Financial aid for travel available.

Corvallis | Ovation: Building Connections and Recognizing Impact

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and Dean F. Javier Nieto as we applaud the contributions of our volunteers and supporters. This special reception and dinner honors individuals who have made a significant impact on our students, within their communities or at our college.

A complimentary seated dinner will be provided to invited guests. Additional guests are welcome at $25 per person.

Seating is limited, so please register by April 20

Woodland Discovery Plan Workshops

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, April 6, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This two-evening OSU Extension workshop helps families discover the potential of their property and explore their relationship with their land. See flyer for more details. Offered in two locations:

Dallas: Thursdays April 6 & 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Polk County Extension Office

Corvallis: Thursdays April 13 & 27, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Benton County Extension Office

Cost: $20 per family sharing materials

Register online  

For more information call the Benton Extension office 541-766-6750 or email Jody

Woodland Discovery Plan Workshops

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This two-evening OSU Extension workshop helps families discover the potential of their property and explore their relationship with their land. See flyer for more details. Offered in two locations:

Dallas: Thursdays April 6 & 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Polk County Extension Office

Corvallis: Thursdays April 13 & 27, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Benton County Extension Office

Cost: $20 per family sharing materials

Register online  

For more information call the Benton Extension office 541-766-6750 or email Jody

Woodland Discovery Plan Workshops

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This two-evening OSU Extension workshop helps families discover the potential of their property and explore their relationship with their land. See flyer for more details. Offered in two locations:

Dallas: Thursdays April 6 & 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Polk County Extension Office

Corvallis: Thursdays April 13 & 27, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Benton County Extension Office

Cost: $20 per family sharing materials

Register online  

For more information call the Benton Extension office 541-766-6750 or email Jody

Woodland Discovery Plan Workshops

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This two-evening OSU Extension workshop helps families discover the potential of their property and explore their relationship with their land. See flyer for more details. Offered in two locations:

Dallas: Thursdays April 6 & 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Polk County Extension Office

Corvallis: Thursdays April 13 & 27, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Benton County Extension Office

Cost: $20 per family sharing materials

Register online  

For more information call the Benton Extension office 541-766-6750 or email Jody

Weed Management Methods in Reforestation and Restoration

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Full spectrum weed management options in forestry and wildland management. This workshop is limited to 20 people. You can register online by April 6.

Intro to Woodland Management

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 29, 2017 (all day event)
6 total classes - April 12, 19, 29 & May 3, 10, 24. Topics:
assessing your property, reforestation, weeds/
invasives, forest development, wildlife habitat, forest
health, thinning, fire, harvest systems, roads/
transportation, forest practices, sources of assistance,
income opportunities. Call Alicia at (541) 236-3002 for
more details.

Oregon Season Tracker Training

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

OSU Extenison citizen science program observing and reporting precipitation and seasonal plant changes like leaf buds.  Participants take a self paced online training at home (approx. 2 hrs) and then attend one classroom hands-on session to practice protocols, ask questions, and pick up you rain gauge.

Attend one classroom sessions:
     Wednesday March 22, 2017 in Stayton, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
     Tuesday April 4, 2017 in Wren, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
     Saturday May 13, 2017 in Portland, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $40 per family sharing materials/$30 for Linn County residents requesting a LCEA grant discount
Register: online 
For information contact Jody or call 541-766-6311

COE Faculty Development Workshop

Environment Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Friday, April 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

This workshop focuses on ways to recruit, retain, and mentor GTAs and GRAs. Presenters include:

Dr. Dorthe Wildenschild, Dr. Joe McGuire, and Dr. Irem Tumer

Full Workshop series and registration: http://red.engr.oregonstate.edu/2016-2017

Women Owning Woodlands Network Walk in the Woods

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Twilight (~5-8pm). Do not have to be involved with WOWnet to attend. More details to come! Call Alicia for more info - (541) 236-3002.

The CO Corvallis Maker Fair

Environment Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The CO  is an annual Oregon maker fair, hosted by Oregon State University. It is free and open to all ages, and supports the open and inclusive exploration of hands-on learning opportunities.

 

http://www.corvallismakerfair.org/

 

Living on Your Land - Tree School Rogue

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 22, 2017 (all day event)

27 classes to choose from...

Details and Registration Information Coming Soon!

Living on Your Land – Tree School Rogue presents a one-day conference for small farmers, small woodland owners, land owners/managers, wildlife enthusiasts, backyard gardeners, and those invested in our region's natural resources. Expand your knowledge and leave with a renewed enthusiasm and enhanced vision for your land.

The registration brochure is now available at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/sites/default/files/treeschoolrogue2017finalweb.pdf

Please note that call-in registration opens March 8.

 

Cruise, Fall, Buck, & Scale

Forestry Events - 6 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In this field event we will take you through the process required to prepare a tree(s) for market. Including measuring volume, safely cutting, bucking to generate revenue, and scaling.