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
Monte & Amy Waldorf at Windy Ridge

Announcement Items

Woodland Notes November - December 2015

Programs and Events

Tax Workshop for Forest Landowners, December 8, 2015, OSU Extension Annex, Oregon City. This session will help you improve the records you keep and explain your options for tax treatment of income from your forest. There is no fee, but registration is required. Call 503-655-8631 or email

Community Forestry Day, December 12, 2015,Hopkins Demonstration Forest.On the grounds - winterization chores, clean gutters, water lines, road drainage and culvert inspection. In Forest Hall - set-up and decorate Christmas Tree, swag and other holiday decorations. In the Shop - Winter inventory of all tools. Power tools  tested to make sure they work and winterized if appropriate. Make a wish list for tools and equipment we need to repair, replace, or purchase in 2016.
Please contact Jean at to get on the list. Contact Peter Matzka, Hopkins Forest Educator at 503-884-6202 or for more information.


Trees and Tree Problems presentation files from November 7, for Metro Master Gardeners.

Trees and Tree Problems Part 1 PDF file (6.4 mb)

Trees and Tree Problems Part 2 PDF file (3.6 mb)


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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

Forest landowner resources

Office and field consultations and visits.

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Master Woodland Manager: volunteer training and community service

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

Demonstration and learning forests

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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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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