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

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