This curriculum package helps natural-resource professionals train landowners on best practices in resource management. Topics include forests, fire, streams, wildlife, soil, pastures, water systems and economics — all issues facing landowners in many parts of the West.
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Become an Oregon Forest Pest Detector!
Oregon Forest Pest Detectors (OFPDs) are trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of invasive forest insects. They apply these skills in their day-to-day activities as arborists, parks managers, foresters, community tree stewards, Master Gardeners and other roles.
How do you find a forestry services contractor who can meet your needs? How do you determine whether they will do good work on your land and treat their workers fairly? This guide helps you pose key ...
Swiss needle cast is a significant disease for Douglas-fir trees in the coastal Pacific Northwest. The disease turns foliage yellow, reduces needle retention, thins crowns and reduces tree growth. Options for forest ...
Learn to manage your forested property in ways that protect water quality, maintain soil health, reduce the threat of fire and improve wildlife habitat. This publication is one of a series of Land Steward Rural Resource Guidelines.
In the Woods: Each month we will bring you research and science-based information on a new topic related to forests that aims to offer some insight into what we know and are still learning about forest science and management.
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.
Ecology and Management of Eastern Oregon Forests: A Comprehensive Manual for Forest Managers
This manual gives an overview of Eastern Oregon forest types and various silvicultural systems for managing them. Topics include the ecology and management of ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, and mixed-conifer forests. Suggests ways to enhance range and wildlife values while managing eastside forestland.
In this episode, Lauren Grand is joined once again by Cristina Eisenberg to discuss how creating relationships with indigenous tribes can help strengthen Western science methodologies to create natural ecosystem resiliency.
Lauren Grand, Cristina Eisenberg |
Nov 2023 |
The Master Woodland Manager (MWM) training is offered by Oregon State University Forestry and Natural Resources Extension as a high level course for private landowners who are interested in an intensive forest management training and sharing the knowledge gained through this training with people in their local communities.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University-led collaboration of ecologists and art historians has demonstrated that landscape paintings from more than 150 years ago can advance environmental science.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Increases in mortality among Douglas-fir in the Klamath Mountains are the result of multiple factors that have the iconic tree in a “decline spiral” in parts of the region, a new study by the Oregon State University College of Forestry and OSU Extension Service indicates.
The Oregon Legislature’s 2022 session ended Friday with approval of several key Oregon State University initiatives, including conversion of the Elliott State Forest in southwestern Oregon into an OSU-managed research forest, funds ...
Tree School 2020 Online: OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources is working with the Partnership for Forestry Education to bring you this 15-week webinar series. You can participate in many of the classes that were set for Tree School in Clackamas County, along with some new classes developed exclusively for Tree School Online. Click the link to enroll today!
Oregon Small Woodlands Association: Oregon Small Woodlands Association is an organization made up of Oregon small woodland owners who practice and believe in: the strength of peer to peer communication between landowners, the strength of a unified effort to address legislative and regulatory challenges, and the strength of partnerships in addressing and solving common problems.
Oregon Forest Management Planning: Are you thinking about writing a forest management plan? This site will guide you and your forestry professional to all the resources you’ll need.
Ask Extension is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.
Q: I had an arborist out because one of my birch trees had died and needed removal. He said it was the bronze birch beetle and that it was beginning to affect a second birch. He said it could be treated with a ...