Spring programs to look out for

Glenn, Amanda, and Jean are still working hard to continue the delivery of forestry education through these difficult times. We are still delivering programs virtually, and we had our first field class in March (reforestation). Here are a few programs to look out for this spring (2021)! 

Don't forget to check-in for more programs as they become available. 

Tree School Online

Tree School Online classes are set through June 15. We are working with our partners to plan what comes next.

Visit the OSU Tree School Online Class Guide for information on upcoming classes and to view past webinars. 

Read The future of Tree School: 2021 and beyond for updates on Tree School Online and for Tree School Clackamas. 

Fire Aware. Fire Prepared.

Have you prepared for the upcoming wildfire season? Last summer’s wildfire events impacted most Oregonians and we learned that EVERYONE living in Oregon should be prepared for a wildfire emergency. Every community is different though, and it can be difficult to navigate all of the resources.

The Fire Aware. Fire Prepared. program was developed to help Oregonians prepare for the reality of wildfire. This series of webinar sessions and online local meetings will address preparedness at three levels:

  • Individual
  • Community
  • Landscape

View the full schedule, register, and watch past sessions, and get resources. 

Fire Preparedness in My Area

As part of the Fire aware. Fire prepared. program, we are working with partners to host a series of LOCAL online sessions that complement the program. These local sessions will offer details about fire and emergency response specific to your own county or area. You will be given opportunities to ask questions about how to begin putting the things you are learning from the Fire aware. Fire prepared. program into action.

More information will be available soon. We are planning local sessions for the North Willamette Valley and Columbia Gorge area.

Dates and times for each webinar will be available shortly. For updates, follow our Willamette Valley Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Facebook page and subscribe to our newsletter. If you need further assistance, email Glenn or Amanda

Other Upcoming Programs

Journey Down the Clackamas

Journey Down the Clackamas continues the year-long series of FREE webinars covering every aspect of the Clackamas River basin. Everything about the river will be covered, from its birth on 7,218-foot high Olallie Butte to its confluence with the Willamette River, 83 miles away. The Journey will cover geology, hydrology, water quality, forestry, agriculture, fish, wildfire, recreation, history, indigenous culture, and public policy.

Learn more / Register

Forestry Taxes

Four sessions remain in this series covering the spectrum of tax issues affecting private forest landowners.

  • April 13 - Deducting Expenses
  • April 27 - Capital Expenditures
  • May 11 - Choosing a form of Business and Other Tax Issues
  • May 25 - Understanding Oregon’s Property and Harvest Tax Programs

Learn more / Register

Videos

All Tree School Online classes, as well as wildfire related webinars and videos, can be found on our EFNR YouTube Channel.

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