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Upcoming Forestry & Natural Resource events in & around Benton, Linn, & Polk Counties
2015 Starker Lecture Series “Douglas-Fir: the legacy and future of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree ”
107 Richardson Hall, OSU (unless otherwise noted). Free. Bring a neighbor!
January 29, 7:00 pm. “Finding David Douglas (documentary film)” Whiteside Theater, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, OR
February 12, 3:00 pm. “Every Reason to Hope”: David Douglas and Pacific Northwest Trees
March 12, 3:30 pm. “A Contemporary View of Douglas-fir Silviculture”
April 16, 3:30 pm. “Innovative Applications of Douglas-fir in Building Design”
May 14, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Capstone Field Trip in Benton County area.
Polk Soil & Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale
Pre-order by January 16th
Pre-order pick up February 6th,
Overstock sale February 7th, 9 am - 4 pm
Location: Polk County Fairgrounds Building C
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
Pre-order seedlings & mail check to the address on the order form. Your seedlings will be packaged and ready for you to pick up the morning of the sale, you avoid lines & more likely to get what you want.
Information table and an OSU Extension trained Master Woodland Manager will be available to answer questions.
Proceeds will be used to help fund educational programs for youth in Linn County, including 4-H and college scholarships.
Pre-order deadline: January 31, 2015
Sale Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 12 noon
Location: Linn County Expo Center, Albany
Questions: Fay or Sherm Sallee,(541) 451-5322 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
You, Your Tree Farm & Taxes
Free talk sponsored by Linn Chapter of Oregon Small Woodlands Association and OSU Extension
Date: Wednesday Febrary 25, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: LBCC Lebanon Center
Tree School Clackamas
Check your mail for the catalog or visit online. Classes fill fast, register early (deadline February 27th)
Date: March 21, 2015
Location: Clackamas Community College, Oregon City
Ponds serve many functions such as wildlife habitat, irrigation, fire protection, and/or just personal enjoyment. Oregon State University is completing a new publication on Ponds and its author, Steve Bowers, will conduct a workshop discussing the many aspects of pond development and maintenance. The workshop is sponsored by the Linn County Small Woodlands Association and OSU Extension
Date: May 13th
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: LBCC Lebanon Campus