Upcoming Forestry & Natural Resource events in & around Benton, Linn, & Polk Counties

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Recreation in the Forests: Finding a Healthy Balance. See website for details  
Wed. Feb. 15. Dr. Nina Roberts, "The Big Picture" 

Benton & Polk County 2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Tour and Picnic

Please join us to recognize this year’s honorees, Dave Hibbs and Sarah Karr and visit their Cedar Springs Tree farm property near Airlie. Dave and Sarah have been managing this property for twenty years to balance sound conifer management and production with unique wildlife considerations. The couple have lots of insights and stories to share about managing for diverse objectives.

Tour sponsors include: Dave and Sarah, OSWA Benton and Polk County Chapters, Oregon Tree Farm System and OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension.

Date: Saturday September 2, 2017

Time: 8:30 am to 1:00 -ish

Lunch will be served post-tour at the park, cost $5.00

Location: Since space is limited, we are encouraging carpooling. Please arrive at the Adair County Park group picnic area A & B by 8:30 a.m. for a car pool to the property. We will return to the park for lunch. Watch for signs within the park.

Registration Required by August 29. Call Benton County Extension 541-766-6750, or email including your phone contact and number attending. 

Please come prepared for the weather of the day and being in the brush, and possible poison oak. Bring a water bottle, snacks or other personal items you need.

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