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About Master Woodland Managers
The Master Woodland Manager (MWM) training is offered by Oregon State University Forestry Extension as a master's level course for landowners who are interested in an intensive forest management training and sharing the knowledge gained through this training with people in their local communities. Graduates of the program have been serving Oregon for 20 years.
Become a Master Woodland Manager
Whether you own five or 1,000 acres, the MWM program will help you gain skills for tending your woodland and provide you with opportunities to share your passion for stewardship.
Learn how to:
- Make your forest better suited for wildlife, timber production, and recreation
- Make your forest resilient to fire, pest and disease
- Manage road building and maintenance
How can a Master Woodland Manager help you?
Master Woodland Managers can visit your property to:
- Identify opportunities for a variety of forest management practices.
- Demonstrate simple forestry practices such as tree planting and tree diameter measurement.
- Identify important considerations that will protect your property from fire, insects and disease.
- Suggest sources for tree seedlings, forestry equipment, aerial photos and more.
- Help you locate sources of assistance such as consulting foresters, loggers, tree planters and other professionals.
- Refer you to financial help available through cost share programs, reforestation tax credits and loans.
- Inform you about upcoming woodland tours and meetings.
To request to work with a MWM, please contact the OSU Extension office in your county.
Resources for MWM graduates
- Upcoming events: Visit the Know your Forest calendar for forestry events and tours
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