Forestry Classes & Events

Lane County Extension Events Calendar - All Programs

Extension Forestry Calendar - Statewide Forestry & Natural Resources Events

OSU Extension Forestry Workshops in Lane County

  • Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse-

Need a Forest Management Plan?  Write on with the help of your local OSU Extension Foresters Lauren Grand - Lane Co.  &  Alicia Jones - Dounglas Co.

Date: March 6, 13, 20, & April 3

Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: North Douglas High School - Drain, Oregon

Cost:  $40 per family (1 set of materials per family provided)

For more information and to register CLICK HERE

  • Growing healthy and Diverse Forests: A Walking Tour

Join OSU Forestry and Natural Resources Extension, Forests Today and Forever, and Bauman Tree Farm for a journey through a locally managed forest to learn about the dynamic nature of how forests grow in Western Oregon. 

Date: March 17th, 2018

Time:  Arrive at 9:45 AM; Tour will begin at 10:00 AM and will end around 2:00PM

Location:  Bauman Tree Farm*

*Directions will be given upon registration

Cost:  This tour is FREE, but pre-registration is required.

Registration:  Space on this tour is limited, so early registration is suggested. LearnMore OR Register Online   

  • Become a Citizen Scientist: Join Oregon Season Trackers

Do you like the outdoors and like the idea of contributing to science research? If so, become an OST citizen scientist volunteer!  Oregon Season Tracker (OST) is an OSU Extension program that connects local community volunteers with OSU researchers studying weather and ecology.  

  • OST trains volunteers to collect and report local data on precipitation and native plant seasonal changes
  • Volunteers collect data from their backyard, on their farms or woodlands and in schoolyards
  • Data collected is shared with researchers at OSU and across the country

We are offering a trainin this Spring in Leaburg. Take an on-line training at home and then attend a local face-to-face Q&A and skills building session.

Co-sponsors include the McKenzie Watershed Council and HJ Andrew Experimental Forest. 

For more informaiton and Registration 

Local Education Events - Hosted by our Partners

at Axe & Fiddle Public House, 657 E. Main Street, Cottage Grove

On February 27th, the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council (CFWWC) welcomes geologist, author, photographer and University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences senior instructor, Marli Miller, PhD, as guest speaker at the February 2018 Science Pub presentation entitled Roadside Geology of Oregon & Washington. Oregon and Washington feature a variety of physiographic regions with stories tied to explosive volcanic activity, effects of glaciation, continental growth and massive floods of lava and water. The talk will provide a geologic explanation and photographic “road trip” for many subtle and eye-catching roadside landscapes and rock formations. To find out more about this event, click here!

  • The 2018 Starker Lecture Series; What’s next: managing for healthy productive forests

All lectures: 3:30-5:00 p.m. , La Sells, C&E Hall, OSU Campus. More info at:

Wednesday, March 14. Zack Parisa, Silvia Terra on technoloy in the future of forestry.

Tuesday, April 24. Carlton Owen, President & CEO at U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, on the future of markets and policy in forestry.

Wednesday,May 23. Connie Harrington, Research Forester, Forest Service, on keeping forests growing under future conditions

  • Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State 2018 Conference

Date: February 28-March 1, 2018

Location: LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University

To register and view the full agenda, visit: