Trees and Forests

Student wearing orange vest holding tree core sample showing years of growth
Tree Core Sample-Basic Forestry Shortcourse
Students measuring plot size with tape and counting live trees
Measuring seedling survival on replanted clearcut
Students learning about survival assessment on reforested site
Students learning about survival assessment on reforested site
Willow, twinberry, Douglas-fir, flowering Oregon grape and grass along stream
Successful riparian restoration on Milk Creek
Students learning about weed control in perennial weed infested replanted site
Bruce Kelpsas sharing knowledge at Weed Management Workshop
20 years of selective harvesting

Announcement Items

Woodland Notes Newsletter Summer 2017 edition now available

Good Wood Management and Products Tour, Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm., Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 s. Brockway Rd. Oregon City. Learn about management tradeoffs and harvest approaches and experience with milling and grading lumber at a small-scale sawmill. Registration is $15 per person and includes morning refreshment and lunch. Register at More information can be found on page three of the July - September 2017 Woodland Notes newlsetter.

Community Forestry Day, August 12, 2017, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S Brockway Rd, Oregon City, OR. Everyone welcome. Please let us know you're coming by contacting to be added for lunch. If you need more information contact Peter Matzka at


Tree School

Tree School, March 24, 2018.

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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.

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Field Research

Field Research addresses local problems and needs.

Forest Landowner Resources

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

Forest landowner resources

Office and field consultations and visits.

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Master Woodland Manager: volunteer training and community service


Demonstration and learning forests

Hopkins near Beavercreek and Ram's Dell near Dickey Prairie.

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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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