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Upcoming Forestry & Natural Resource events in & around Benton, Linn, & Polk Counties
Small Woodland Harvest Tour
An informal tour is of Greg Vollmer’s Tree Farm south of Alsea. The property is 20 acres with a creek and slopes & include planning for harvest and thinning near riparian areas, roads, landings, slash piling and burning, site preparation, and stand establishment on a small acreage. Information about harvest volumes and costs will be provided, there will be an opportunity to discuss what worked and didn’t work. This will be a great opportunity to see and ask questions about several aspects of conducting a harvest on a small property. Tour sponsored by Benton Small Woodlands Association & OSU Extension.
Save the Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014
Time: 9:00 am leave Starker office, 12:15-12:30 return arrival at Starker office
Meeting location: Starker Forests Office 7240 SW Philomath Blvd.
Transportation by Starker bus, or carpool.
RSVP to Jody by email (please include a phone number) or call 541-766-6750
Linn County Small Woodlands Annual Meeting
Save the Date: January 17, 2015
Location: ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N. Main St. Scio
Watch for details.
Benton County Small Woodlands Annual Meeting
Rick Fletcher will be our speaker and will talk about the recent woodland owner trip to Norway and Sweden. A couple new members of the woodland community, OSU Extension Forestry Tammy Cushing and Tiffany Fegel, will be introduced and will have a chance to tell us about their new jobs and how they will be interacting with the small woodland community.
Date: Saturday, January 24, 2014.
Location: Beazell Forest Education Center, Kings Valley Hwy.
Time: Lunch at 12:00 noon, program will run until 3:00 pm
Fee for lunch: $15.00 payable at the door
RSVP to Jody by email (please include a phone number) or 541-766-6750
Forest Tax Symposium
Understanding Oregon's Family Forest Tax Landscape. Join fellow landowners, foresters, and trained tax and estate planning professionals to learn about the myriad of taxes related to forests and forestland ownership. Space is limited - register early! See flyer for additional details.
Date: Monday January 26, 2015
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: OSU's CH2M Hill Alumni Center
Registrater online or contact OSWA 503-588-1813
Local Wood Products Fair
Bring your “Goods from the Woods” to exhibit.
Got Wood... If you are a local woodland owner, craftsperson or business producing & selling materials or products from our local woodlands and forests you are invited to exhibit. See flyer for registration and further details. Held in conjunction with the Linn Small Woodlands Seedling Sale
Date: Exhibitor Regisration deadline: Janunary 27, 2015
Fair date: February 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 12 noon
Location: Linn County Expo Center Albany
Questions contact Jody or call 541-766-6311
Linn Small Woodlands Association Seedling Sale
Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 12 noon
Location: Linn County Expo Center, Albany
Watch for additional details
Benton Soil & Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale
Paper orders deadline December 31, electronic order deadline January 31. See flyer for details and order form
Order pick up date: Saturday February 22, 2015 you will be assigned a pick up time.
Native Plant Market Sale, cash or check only. All plants $3.00
Date: Sunday February 23, 2015
Time: Noon to 3:00 pm