Non-Timber Forest Products

Life on the Dry Side Forestry Newsletter

Newsletter

Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.

Mushrooms: From Forest to Plate

Presentation

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.

Nontimber Forest Products for Small Woodland Owners: Bigleaf Maple Syrup

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication describes how to tap bigleaf maple trees for sap that can be boiled down to make maple syrup.

By Carrie Berger, Tiffany Fegel

Nontimber Forest Products for Small Woodland Owners: Shiitake Mushrooms

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication explains how to successfully cultivate shiitake mushrooms in your own garden or woodland property.

By Carrie Berger, Tiffany Fegel

Silvopasture: An Agroforestry Practice

OSU Extension Catalog

Silvopasture is the intensive management and growing of perennial grasses or grass-legume mixes in a forest stand for livestock pasture.

By Sam Angima

Agroforestry: A Land Use Integration System

OSU Extension Catalog

Agroforestry combines trees, shrubs, forages, grasses, livestock, and crops in innovative, flexible combinations tailored to the needs of landowners.

By Sam Angima

Cottonwood: Establishment, Survival, and Stand Characteristics

OSU Extension Catalog

Describes site characteristics and the conditions necessary for cottonwood to establish and sustain itself naturally. Covers site conditions, methods of reproduction, seedling establishment and survival, and stand characteristics. Not intended to be a how-to guide for artificially establishing...

By Michael Borman

Lynn Ketchum photo of red barn

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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