2015 Starker Lecture Series “Douglas-Fir: the legacy and future of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree ”
107 Richardson Hall, OSU (unless otherwise noted). Free. Bring a neighbor!
You can also catch the Starker Lecture series on a Live Video Stream, which you can join by following links on the Starker Lecture Series website http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/
March 12, 3:30 pm. “A Contemporary View of Douglas-fir Silviculture”
April 16, 3:30 pm. “Innovative Applications of Douglas-fir in Building Design”
May 14, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Capstone Field Trip in Benton County area.
see website for details. Early registration closes Feb. 13th.
Date: March 6-8, 2015
Location: Linn County Expo Center
Sponsored by the Linn & Benton chapters of the Small Woodlands Association and OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension
Date: March 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: the NEW Linn County Extension Office, 33630 McFarland Road, Tangent (Corner of Old HWY 34 & McFarland Rd) Map to the new office in Tangent
This year’s speakers will address a range of woodland management issues, as well as some tools and programs to help you get things done. Speakers are:
This program is free and open to the public
Check your mail for the catalog or visit online. Classes fill fast, register early (deadline February 27th)
Date: March 21, 2015
Location: Clackamas Community College, Oregon City
Visit areas hit by the 2014 Ice Storm, which affected a large area of the Coast Range in Benton County last November. Starker Forest managers, logging operators and Forestry Extension faculty will join family forest landowners to discuss the effects of the storm on stand conditions, forest health, salvage and future management options the storm presents to landowners. Jointly sponsored by OSU Extension, Starker Forests and the Benton Chapter of OSWA.
Space may be limited. Please RSVP to Jody or phone 541-766-6750
Date: Thursday, March 26
Time: 8:30 -12:30
Location: Meet and load vans at Benton County Fairgrounds
Ponds serve many functions such as wildlife habitat, irrigation, fire protection, and/or just personal enjoyment. Oregon State University is completing a new publication on Ponds and its author, Steve Bowers, will conduct a workshop discussing the many aspects of pond development and maintenance. The workshop is sponsored by the Linn County Small Woodlands Association and OSU Extension
Date: May 13th
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: LBCC Lebanon Campus