June 2012 SW OREGON WOODLAND E-NEW
Welcome to the June 2012 E-Newsletter of SW Oregon Woodland News. Produced by OSU Extension Service, Jackson/Josephine Counties. Click on the titles below to be linked to articles and more information.
Jackson Josephine Small Woodlands Annual Tour & Picnic – Saturday, June 16
Visit a woodland property owned and managed by 2011 Jackson County Tree Farmer of Year Mike Meredith. The tour will highlight reforestation challenges on the Dead Indian plateau, timber harvesting, pre-commercial thinning, spring development, noxious weed control, elderberry harvest and more! Following the tour there will be a potluck picnic at Hyatt Lake. Saturday, June 16, 9:30 am tour, picnic at noon. See flyer for details.
Join restoration practitioners, agency managers, wildlife biologists, and private landowners for a morning in the field to learn about oak restoration in the Rogue Basin and opportunities for restoration on private lands. Saturday, June 30, 9:30-1:00. See flyer for details
Here’s an update on local and regional log prices based on information provided by the Oregon Department of Forestry.
Pacific madrone leaf blight and information
For landowners and others who want to plant trees and shrubs along creeks in SW Oregon, knowing which species are well-suited to the site is important. This report summarizes results of inventories of trees and shrubs on 15 low elevation riparian sites in SW Oregon, from semi-arid interior Jackson County to relatively wet sites in Josephine County.