The Central and North Oregon Coast are home to some of the most productive tree growing land in the world. In Lincoln County forests cover 90% of the county's land and are 65% privately owned by nearly 2,000 woodland owners. Oregon State University Extension Forestry and OSU Forester Jim Reeb offer objective, research-based information and educational opportunities for woodland owners, loggers and other forest workers, wood products employees, Christmas tree growers, teachers, youth and the public through classes, workshops, tours, demonstrations and information resources.
Western tent caterpillar - read or download information about this hardwood defoliator here
Silver-spotted tiger moth - read or download information about this conifer defoliator here
Spruce aphid - major defoliator of Sitka and other spruces. Read or download information here
A questionnaire was sent to 250 randomly chosen private woodland owners in Lincoln County to assess their programming needs. 86 valid questionnaires were returned. You can view the results of this survey here.
Logs, lumber, non-timber forest products, someone who will mill your logs on your property - these are just a few examples of the different products and services you will find on the Oregon Forest Industry Directory. If you have products to sell, it is easy to sign up on the Directory so that potential buyers can contact you. The Directory gets over 1 million hits per month so it is an easy and effective way to either find or sell a forest product.
The Web Soil Survey is a useful web-based tool created and maintained by the Natural Resource & Conservation Service but it is not always easy to use. Click here to view or download a step-by-step example of using the Web Soil Survey. Click here to view or download the report generated by this example.