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 September - October 2015

Programs and Events

Community Forestry Day, October 10, 2015, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Hopkins Demonstration Forest. Site preparation in the recently harvested area across Little Buckner Creek. Clean-up and landscape around cedar shelter, erosion control,  and trail re-construction in the new harvest unit. Lunch is provided at noon. Please contact Jean at 503-655-8631 or For more information contact Peter at 503-884-6202 or

Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse, October 14, 21, 28, and November 10, 2015, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Forest Education Classroom at The Oregon Garden, Silverton. Write your own forest management plan by taking this shortcourse. This course will guide you through the process as you write your plan. There is a $40 charge per family/ownership to attend the course. Pre-register by October 9, 2015. You can register at For more information please call 503-655-8631 or email

Ties to the Land - A Facilitated Workshop on Succession Planning, October 24, 2015, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hopkins Demonstration Forest, Oregon City. Family forestland owners, farmers, ranchers, and other land-based family businesses face issues of passing the business and its land to succeeding generations. The workshop fee is $50 per family (up to three members, $10 extra for each additional member). For more information or to register email


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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 addresses local problems and needs.

Forest Landowner Resources

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

Forest landowner resources

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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.

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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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