Introduction to Woodland Management: A Basic Forestry Short Course

January 16 - February 6 (Tuesdays)  &  February 10 Field Tour

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This shortcourse is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Classes are designed to provide woodland owners with a broad and thorough overview of many topics of importance when managing a woodland.

Topics covered include: 

  • Getting Started: Assessing your property and your site
  • What’s Going on in Your Woods? Understanding tree biology and forest ecology
  • Taking Care of Your Woods: tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control
  • Getting it Done: Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations. 


Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Forester

When & Where

Tuesdays, January 16 - February 6  ~ 2:00  -  5:00 PM

Location: OSU Extension- 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene 97402

Field Tour Saturday, February 10  ~ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location :  TBD


 $40 per person/ $50 for 2 participants from same family sharing materials



Pre-register online with a credit card Here or copy and paste the following link into your browser.

By Mail or In Person

To pre-register by mail or in person contact OSU Extension - Lane County 541- 344-5859, 996 Jefferfson Street(enter on 10th), Eugene OR 97402. Checks can be made out to OSU Extension.

Questions? Call Nicole Wells at (541) 344-5859 or email

Oregon State University Extension Service offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on age, color, disability, familial or parental status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, reprisal, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or because all or a part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. Oregon State University Extension Service is an AA/EOE/Veterans/Disabled.

This publication will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Please call 541-344-5859 for information. If you have a physical disability that requires special considerations in order for you to attend this event, please notify Lauren Grand at 541-579-2150 two weeks prior to the event.

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