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Upcoming Forestry & Natural Resource events in & around Benton, Linn, & Polk Counties
Clackamas Tree School
Date: March 22nd
Location: Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City
Register early for the best class selection. The deadline is February 21, 2014 or when 600 registrations have been accepted. Catalog now available online.
For more information (view catalog & registration information)
The Ins & Outs of Selling Logs
Conducting a timber sale can be a complicated process for many woodland owners. Many of
you only get one chance, so be sure to get it right! See flyer for details.
Date: April 8th
Time: attend one of two sessions: 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m., or 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Location: Lane County Extension office, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene
Instructor: Steve Bowers, Douglas County Extension forester
Cost: $10.00 (pay at the door)
Preregistration required by Friday, April 4th, call Lane County OSU Extension Office at
541-344-5859 or e-mail Christina
Discover Your Forestland
This is an online discovery of available information. Learn where to find aerial photos, topography maps, soils maps, species, etc pertaining to your land.
Co-sponsored by Linn County Small Woodlands Association and OSU Extension.
Date: Tuesday April 22, 2014
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Lebanon Center LBCC, Computer Lab
Event is free, and registration not required.
2014 Starker Lecture Series
April 10/Rescheduled Lecture 1 (rescheduled because of snow) “Forestry Diversity: A Key to Oregon’s Future.” John Gordon, Pinchot Professor Emeritus and Former Dean, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
April 24/Lecture 3-“Beyond Boundaries: Social Challenges and Opportunities in Forest Landscape Management.” Paige Fischer, Research Social Scientist, Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center and PNW Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Prineville, OR.
May 29/Capstone Field Trip: The field trip will visit and discuss the “Cool Soda All Lands Project” in the Sweet Home area of Linn County, a 10,000 acre collaborative project among local landowners.
Featured speakers include Dave Furtwangler, Cascade Timber Consulting, Eric Hartstein, South Santiam Watershed Council, and Cindy Glick, Willamette National Forest. NOTE: Registration for the field trip is open until May 20th, or until seats are full.
All lectures will be held in 107 Richardson Hall from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a reception following the event. The May 29 field trip will leave at 9:00 a.m. and return at 4:00 p.m.
All events are free and open to the public, with SAF Continuing Education Credits available.
The Starker Lecture Series is sponsored by the Starker Family in honor of T.J. and Bruce Starker and is supported by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute and the OSU College of Forestry.