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


Linn County Small Woodlands Annual Meeting

Save the Date: January 17, 2015

Location: ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N. Main St. Scio 

Watch for details.

Oregon Master Naturalist Online Training

See website for details and to register 

Date: January 19th - April 12th

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, 2015.   

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

Willamette Valley Bird Symposium

See flyer for details and to register.  Registration deadline January 15

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Linus Pauling Science Center, Room 125, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Fee: $10 includes lunch

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  

Polk Soil & Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale

See flyer for details.  For more information call 503-623-9680 x 5, or Polkswcd.org

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 sksallee@yahoo.com

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

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