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

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Email your name, email and a contact phone number to receive The Woodland Compass and The Needle

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

Starker Lecture Series

Recreation in the Forests: Finding a Healthy Balance. See website for details  

Dates: Wed. Mar. 8. John Allen, "Managing Impacts of Recreation"

          Wed. Apr. 12. Paul Jakus, "Economics"

          Wed. May 17 Capstone Tour. "Local Perspectives"

The Oregon Logging Conference

Dates: February 23rd - 24th Industry Days with topics geared towards industry

         Feb. 25th, Open to the public for families and kids

Location: Lane County Fairgrounds, Eugene 

Attendance is free

Woodland Information Night

Speakers and Topics: Julian Geisel, on his research about landowner’s strategies. Brad W-R, young stand thinning overview ahead of spring tours. Wallace Jennings to talk about NRCS forestry program. Raylene Gordin/Diane Kahldahl, attracting bluebirds

This year’s WIN is hosted by the Linn Chapter of OSWA and OSU Extension.

Date: Wednesday March 1st

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Linn County Extension Office, Tangent

Oaks & Prairies Critical landscapes for grassland birds and endangered butterflies

Marys River Watershed Council - Winter Forum 2017

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Time: 7:00 to 8:45 p.m.

Location: Corvallis Public Library

Era of Megafires

The Wildfire Project is a 60-minute, multi-media traveling presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, Research Ecologist with the US Forest Service. The presentation comes in the form of fast-moving, short topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and photography. Think TedX mixed with snappy documentary shorts and amazing photography. 

Date: March 15, 2017

Time: 7pm (doors open at 6:30)

Location: The LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU Campus

Free and open to the public 

Young Stand Thinning Tour

Will address the need for timely thinning of young stands (aka PCT) and ways to do a thinning when needed.

Date: March 18th

Time: 9 am - 12:00 noon

Location: Benton County sites, meeting location and carpooling information to follow.

This event is free but RSVP required. Include name, phone, email, and number attending by email or 541-766-6750. 

Clackamas Tree School 

Date: March 25, 2017 Visit website for details. Register early, classes fill fast.

Pollinators in Managed Forest Landscapes

A one-day event with presentations from leaders in pollinator research and collaborative discussion with land managers to develop a research agenda for pollinators in managed forests of the western US.

Date: March 30, 2017

Time: 9am-4pm,

Location: CH2M Hill Alumni Center, OSU Campus

This event is FREE to attend but registration is required.

For more information, or to register, see http://cpe.forestry.oregonstate.edu/PollinatorWorkshop