Douglas County Forestry and Natural Resources

Out there for Oregon’s forests. Here for Oregonians.

Photo by Lynn Ketchum

Stay on top of news and events.

Sign up for our local newsletter to receive information on upcoming events, cost share opportunities, and other useful information. You can also subscribe to our TreeTopics blog!

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TreeTopics Blog

The TreeTopics blog is used as a means to communicate information and share perspectives with woodland owners and other people interested in forest management.

By Amy Grotta, Brad Withrow-Robinson

Attend a workshop, conference, or field tour.

Join us for a forest management series, a one-day forest health field tour, or one of our many other educational offerings.

Upcoming Events

January 2019

Jan 26

Selling Logs From Your Property

9:00 am - 5:45 pm Roseburg, OR

March 2019


March 29, 2019 - Tree School Umpqua - Phoenix Charter School, Roseburg

May 15-17, 2019 - School Forestry Tour - Glide Educational Forest

Explore Oregon’s forests with us.

Participate in science-based learning experiences that help you appreciate Oregon's diverse forest ecosystems and make informed decisions regarding forest policy and management. For example, our Master Naturalist Program offers opportunities to learn about the natural history of plants, animals, habitats, geology, culture, as well as the most relevant topics in sustainable natural resource management.

Find your people.

Our community-based groups, such as the Women Owning Woodlands Network and Master Woodland Manager Program, get together to learn with – and from – other landowners who value Oregon’s forests and communities.

Photo by Carrie Berger

Dig into our educational resources

Our catalog includes dozens of free publications, videos, webinars, and podcasts, covering a wide variety of topics, such as forest health, forest management planning, and estate and succession planning.

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Woodland Stories Podcast

Woodland Stories is an audio tour of the forest from the perspective of family forest owners. These are stories about building your own cabin, planting trees by hand, watching an eagle’s nest, and so much more.

By Valerie Elder, Tiffany Fegel

Protect what you care about.

The Fire Program and the Citizen Fire Academy, Ties to the Land succession planning, and forest health offerings are all tailored to help you keep your property safe from wildfire or insect and disease outbreaks, and to build a legacy for future generations.

Photo by Carrie Berger