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Susan Watkins and Arnie Hollander Tree Farm—Yamhill County Tree Farmer of 2016. What will 25 years of hard labor do for a deforested hillside? Come see the work Arnie and Susan have done to arrive at a diverse forest. See an oak restoration project in progress, stream side rehabilitation, the largest madrone in Yamhill County and a unique home. You will want to come for the food (provided) and the tour. Bring a chair and share the evening with friends. Directions to 13440 SW McCabe Chapel Road, McMinnville: From McMinnville take Highway 18 toward the coast. Turn right onto Masonville Road (before the dump). Take first left on McCabe Chapel Road. Turn right on the gravel road just past a graying barn (marked with the address, 13440).
Coffee/donuts at 8:00 am. Tour begins at 9:00 am. The 155-acre farm along the Nehalem River is managed by CCSWA member Eve Lonnquist and family. Tour highlights: young alder plantations, recent thinning project and equipment demo, riparian tree planting, and firewood bundling and marketing through the Oregon Woodland Cooperative. BBQ lunch provided by CCSWA (non-members please consider a donation to cover your lunch cost). RSVP by July 17th to Mark Dreyer: 503-369-9592 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: from the junction of Hwy 47 and Hwy 202 in Mist, follow Hwy 202 north for 4.3 miles. Turn right on Fishhawk Rd. Cross the Nehalem River and take the first right onto Lonnquist Rd. Follow signs for parking.
Active oak savanna restoration, results of 4 years of cut-to-length thinning in young plantations, and thinning in a mature mixed fir/madrone/oak woodland. For details and directions contact www.wcswa.com.
Adante Vineyard focuses not only on grape management but also on forest management practices, including Oak restoration. It is going to be a very unique WOWNet tour and will include a tour of the vineyard and potentially some samples of the wine produced at Adante. Lunch will be provided. Call or email Tiffany Fegel to register: email@example.com or (971) 409-4030
Sponsored by Marion/Polk Small Woodlands Association. Tour of family-owned mill that processes Oregon white oak and other hardwoods. Wear closed-toed shoes and bring a hard hat.
Also, many educational programs are sponsored by local chapters of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association and are open to the public. Visit www.oswa.org to find out about chapters in Columbia, Washington, and Yamhill Counties.