Dedicated to helping land owners achieve a viable and sustainable vision for their land. Land Steward graduates and mentors have been expanding stewardship practices in Oregon since 2008.
The Land Steward Training
This award winning, eleven week training helps rural landowners learn how to better utilize and take care of their land through weekly field visits, presentations from natural resource professionals, and the creation of a personalized management plan. The multi-disciplinary course provides training on topics such as wildfire risk reduction, woodland and forest management, encouraging (and controlling) wildlife, stream ecology, pasture management, soils and organic waste, small acreage systems and infrastructure, economics and enterprise on your land, stewardship planning and much more. See Events for availability.
This coursecombines online learning with two weekend field days to introduce land owners to the concepts of the Land Steward Training. Designed to be accessible to working landowners, this program is open to all. See Events for availability. Not currently scheduled. Watch for upcoming offerings.
The Land Steward program provides evening classes, land tours, workshops and the regional Living on Your Land conference offering a wide range of topics relevant to rural living and stewardship. See Events for current offerings.