Jacob Putney, an Oregon State University Extension Service forester and assistant professor of practice in the College of Forestry, stepped into the role of regional coordinator for the Master Woodland Manager (MWM) program in Baker and Grant counties.
Oregon State University Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) Extension Fire Program faculty members banded together to create a webinar series exploring the roadblocks landowners face when managing varied forest types in eastern Oregon.
About 300 landowners, who need over 3.5 million trees, are tapping into ongoing educational assistance to decide what actions are needed for site preparation, species selection, planting density and maintenance needs.
Northwest Nature Matters: Oregon Wildlife Society. This podcast is produced by the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society in partnership with the Oregon Wildlife Foundation. The goal of the podcast is to give you the opportunity to hear directly from the experts, through long-form conservation about natural history and conservation.
PolliNation Podcast: Oregon State University Extension's own Andony Melathopoulos, Pollinator Health Specialist hosts a podcast about bees. He invites scientists, growers, and managers onto his podcast to have a conversation about bees and pollinator health.
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.
Fostering Stewardship: A How-to Guide for Trainers
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.
This class will cover how a small woodland family northeast of Estacada embarked on a ten-year effort (ongoing) to restore their creek to improve fish habitat and allow for fish passage. Topics covered include planning, ...
David Bugni, Glenn Ahrens, Dan Stark |
Apr 2022 |
Most small woodland owners want to manage their forests for a wide range of benefits, including wildlife habitat, aesthetics, long-term income and carbon sequestration. This class will introduce you to basic principles of forest ...
Wood is seen as an environmentally friendly building product and is a favorite of the design/build community, as long as the forests are sustainably managed. This webinar will introduce a new video "Sustainable Wood from ...
The Oregon Master Naturalist Program is for people interested in Oregon’s natural history and natural resources management who want to dedicate their time as volunteers. Take courses online and on-location in Oregon’s beautiful outdoors.
Topics covered include the natural history of plants, animals, habitats, and geology in Oregon, the history and processes of landscape change, as well as present-day sustainable natural resource management.
We have a large walnut tree and would like to compost the leaves for our vegetable garden. I have read conflicting reports about the ability of composting to break down the toxin juglone. Is it safe to compost these leaves?
The Nature Conservancy: The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
Oregon Conservation Partnership: The Oregon Conservation Partnership is committed to protecting and enhancing Oregon’s natural beauty and conservation values by promoting, supporting, and advocating for voluntary conservation throughout Oregon.
Ask an Expert 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: We have a large walnut tree and would like to compost the leaves for our vegetable garden. I have read conflicting reports about the ability of composting to break down the toxin juglone. Is it safe to compost these leaves?