Trees and Forests

Linda Butts displays her commemorative plaque.
Linda Butts is Oregon's Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.
Logging tour participants with hard hats and reflective vests
High Cable Logging Tour Group
36 Pit Fire burned area with stumps and mineral soil, Port Blakely Tree Farm
OSU Fire without borders field tour: 36 Pit Fire burned area, Port Blakely Tree Farm
Fire without borders field tour: Lance Christensen (Port Blakely Tree Farms)
Lance Christensen (Port Blakely Tree Farms) giving tour participants the inside scoop.

Announcement Items

Woodland Notes July - August 2015

Programs and Events

Community Forestry Day – Saturday, August 8  and September 12 8:30 am-2:30pm at Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S Brockway Rd, Oregon City, OR. Come help with projects and have lunch.

Windy Ridge Tree Farm Tour – Twilight Tour, August 13, 2015, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This will be at Ilene and Monte Waldorf's tree farm in  Molalla, Oregon. There is no fee. Please register at or call 503-655-8631 and let Jean know you are coming.

Tree Genetics Field Tour – August 27, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. This will be held at Port Blakely Demonstration Site and BLM's Horning Tree Seed Orchard in Colton, Oregon. There is no fee, but registration is required. Contact Jean at 503-655-8631 or

Plant Propagation - October 1 - December 10, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. This will be held at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. Contact Loretta Mills at or 503-594-3292 for registration information.

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Introduction to Clackamas Extension Forestry

Growing and managing trees is a big business in Clackamas County. The OSU Extension Forestry program provides cutting edge education and research support for tree growers in Clackamas County.

Extension Publications

Natural Resources

Field Research

Field Research addresses local problems and needs

Forest Landowner Resources

Service Provider Lists: up-to-date lists of contractor services

Get involved

Woodland Notes Newsletter (bi-monthly hard copy or electronic version)

Find us on Facebook: OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension

Master Woodland Manager: volunteer training and community service

Education programs and events including tours, demonstrations, indoor and outdoor learning experiences.

Tree School, the largest annual, one-day event for family forest owners in the Pacific Northwest.

Office and field consultations and visits.

Demonstration and learning forests: Hopkins near Beavercreek and Ram's Dell near Dickey Prairie.

Forest landowner resources

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). See if yours is here!


Oregon Small Woodlands Association Annual Meeting
June 13, 3:00 – June 15, 2013
Roseburg, OR
OSWA’s 53rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by OSWA’s Douglas County Chapter at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The theme is “Family forests our Legacy our Future – It’s a Family Thing”. The OSWA schedule includes: Thursday, June 13, OSWA Board meeting Friday, June 14, Program and Annual Membership meeting Saturday, June 15, Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year and Howdy Neighbor woods tour Registration required. Contact OSWA for more information at 503-588-1813.
Field tour of Meripah Woodland
June 26, 2013
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Twilight Tour
Estacada, OR
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