Non-Timber Forest Products

Mushrooms: From Forest to Plate


Mushroom safety, Introduction to NW edible fungi, Eco-friendly harvesting practices, Grow your own mushrooms, Ways to enjoy and preserve fungi, Mycological health benefits, Other uses for mushrooms ie: dyes, oil, clean-up, fertilizer, Continued Education

Know Your Forest - Non-timber forest products

Online Resource

The forests of Oregon have an abundance of commercially marketable nontimber forest products (NTFP) that forest landowners can manage for on their land to earn extra income. Some commonly collected nontimber forest products (NTFPs) in the U.S. include wild mushrooms, berries, ferns, tree boughs, cones, moss, syrup, honey and medicinal products like cascara bark and Oregon grape.

Know Your Forest Learning Library

Online Resource

Looking for practical information about managing your forestland? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together an extensive library of resources to help you reach your goals.
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The Nature Conservancy

Online Resource

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
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Oregon Small Woodland Owner Association

Online Resource

Oregon Small Woodland Owner 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.
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Oregon Forest Industry Directory

Online Resource

The directory facilitates the establishment of business connections between the broad array of interests in Oregon's forestry sector.

My Land Plan

Online Resource

My Land Plan is a free online resource tool created by the American Forest Foundation that helps woodland owners get more out of their woods.

Tree School

Online Resource

Every year, Tree School is hosted in various counties around the state of Oregon. Organized by Oregon State University's Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program, Tree School is a festival of learning for people who love forests. OSU and agency experts teach dozens of workshops covering everything from chainsaw safety to mushroom identification to wood product marketing. Join us, and discover what Tree School has to offer for you.

Hopkins Demonstration Forests

Online Resource

Hopkins Demonstration Forest is a 140-acre privately-owned forest open to the public for self-guided exploration, tours, workshops, and education programs. We welcome guests during daylight hours, seven days a week throughout the year. Property maps are available at the information kiosk near our main parking area.