Woodland Wildlife Workshop
Hopkins Demonstration Forest
16750 South Brockway Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
Join us as for a wildlife-focused walking tour of the beautiful 140-acre Hopkins Demonstration Forest!
This workshop will be led by two great wildlife biologists: Fran Cafferata-Coe, certified wildlife biologist with extensive consulting experience in applied wildlife biology on working forests; and Jimmy Taylor, research wildlife biologist for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) in Corvallis.
After a brief indoor orientation/discussion period, this will be a walking tour of the 140-acre Hopkins Demonstration forest, featuring the variety of wildlife management opportunities and challenges across many different forest management units and types. The workshop will provide extensive opportunities for Q & A throughout the day. Topics to be covered at multiple stops include:
- Biology and management of key species including deer, river beaver, mountain beaver, birds, amphibians, and predators.
- Managing habitat features including snags, down wood, and forest canopy structure.
- Methods of damage prevention and protection.
- “Calling” for owls and other species.
- Wildlife inventory techniques & game camera demonstration.
- Opportunities and challenges around ponds, wetlands, streams and wildlife.
Morning coffee and other refreshments provided. Dress for a field day (rain or shine) and bring your own lunch.
This event is free, but space is limited. Register online