Tree School Umpqua 2014

Date: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location:  Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon.

Questions? Program developer and coordinator> E-mail Raini Rippy, Natural Resources & Small Farms Instructor. Or, E-mail Steve Bowers OSU Extension Forestry Agent in Douglas County (email to:  steve.bowers@oregonstate.edu). Call 541-672-4461.

Registration Deadlines:  5:00 pm, Friday, March 14, 2014 for standard fee schedules.  Fees will increase to $70 per person after March 14, 2014.  Register EARLY since each year some classes fill to capacity.  Seating is limited.

Registration Deadline:  March 14, 2014...No registrations will be accepted after March 19th.  No walk-in registrations will be accepted.

Registration and Information Brochure:

  1. Complete brochure
  2. Registration form
  3. Block schedule of classes
  4. Maps
    1. Umpqua Community College's  Maps and Directions
    2. Roseburg Visitors Center (for lodging and other information)

This once a year event in SW Oregon is a one-day mini-college for family forestland owners, foresters, loggers, arborists, teachers and the general public.  Classes typically include vegetation management and reforestration, riparian planting and silviculture, insects and diseases of conifers and hardwoods, thinning, small scale logging, wildfire, hydrogeology and water regulations, soils, forest protection rules, tree identification, Christmas tree management, certification and sustainability, and cruising, falling, bucking, and scaling timber. Included are morning coffee and refreshments, lunch, morning and afternoon break refreshments, portable sawmill demonstrations and vendor tables.

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