Forestry Education Programs and Events

Tree School is a one day workshop event for woodland and Christmas tree growers. Tree School 2017 will be on March 25.

Community Forestry Day, August 13, 2016, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S Brockway Rd, Oregon City, OR. There is a lot to be done in August. Cleaning and staining outbuildings (pump house, shop, and Hopkins Hall) and resurfacing of trails in the Native Plant Garden. Contact to get on the list for lunch. If you need more information contact Peter Matzka at

Woodland Farmer of the Year picnic, Saturday, August 13, 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Jack Thronson and Holly Hordichok were the 2015 Woodland Farmers of the Year. Come visit the 360 acres of forest across two farms a few miles east of Molalla. Registration is required.  For more information contact

Tree Health in your Neighborhood, August 24, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Boulevard, Sandy, OR. Attend this evening session to learn and share about forest and tree health problems in the region this year. Bring your examples, photographs, and questions for discussion. Space is limited. Registration is required and there is no fee. Register by emailing or calling Jean at 503-655-8631.

Small Farms School, September 15, 2016,  8 am - 4:30 pm, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon. Small Farm School is a full day event with hands-on and classroom workshops for beginning farmer and small acreage rural landowners. Join us Saturday, September 12 at Clackamas Community College.

Hopkins Demonstration Forest 25th Anniversary, Saturday, September 17, 2016, 2:00 - 6:00 pm, Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S. Brockway Road, Oregon City. Everyone is invited to a public re-dedication of the Hopkins Demonstration Forest, The event will be held on Saturday, September 17. Tours and displays will be available in the afternoon beginning at 2:00 pm. A re-dedication ceremony at Everett (Forest) Hall will be at 4:00 pm. Details for the program are being developed now. “Save the Date” and plan to join the celebration! Contact