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

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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.


Basic Woodland Management Shortcourse

February 2nd - March 7th, 2015, 6:00 - 8:30, St. Helens

This course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: site evaluation, tree biology and forest ecology, tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control, timber sale logistics and laws & regulations. Course is held on four Monday evenings + a Saturday field session. Course fee: $40/individual or $50/couple. See flyer for more details.

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.