Upcoming Forestry & Natural Resources Events Around Columbia, Washington & Yamhill Counties

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Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse

Thursdays, Oct. 30th, Nov. 6th, Nov. 13th, Dec. 4th, 6:00 - 8:30, McMinnville

Get started writing your own forest management plan with guidance in this class. In addition to the in-class instruction, you will be paired with an experienced mentor who can help with the process. Course fee is $40/family and space is limited. Flyer with more details.

Wildlife in Managed Forests: Songbirds and Early Seral Habitat

November 18th, 8 am - 4 pm, Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany

Land managers, landowners and biologists are invited to spend a day learning about migratory songbirds and the importance of early seral habitats. The goal of this one-day symposium is to advance our understanding of early seral habitats and how to manage for the species that depend on it. 

This symposium is FREE. Space is limited so please register early.


Forest Tax Symposium - Understanding Oregon's Family Forestland Tax Landscape

January 26th, 2015, 8:30 - 4:30 pm, OSU CH2M Hill Alumni Center, Corvallis

Join fellow landowners, foresters, and trained tax and estate planning professionals to learn about the myriad of taxes related to forests and forestland ownership.  Space is limited - register early! See flyer for additional details. Cost is $45. To register: http://taxsymposium.eventbrite.com.


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.