OSU Extension Programs

Citizen Fire Academy

Program

The Citizen Fire Academy program equips participants with the knowledge they need to improve fire preparedness and resiliency on their own properties and in their communities.

Land Steward Program

Program

The Land Steward Program helps owners learn how to better utilize and take care of their land. The multi-disciplinary program covers a broad range of management topics including wildfire risk reduction, woodland and forest management, encouraging (and controlling) wildlife, stream ecology, pasture management, soil health, rural acreage systems and infrastructure, economics and enterprise on your land, stewardship planning and more. Program offerings include field-based training, online short course, evening classes, land tours, workshops and the regional Living on Your Land Conference.

Women Owning Woodlands Network

Program

The Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWNet) is a diverse, enthusiastic, group of women who are interested in woodland management. WOWNet allows women to come together to learn about forest management, share their forestry and natural resources experiences, and exchange personal knowledge in a unique peer-to-peer learning environment. The group encompasses many different knowledge sources and diverse management goals. WOWNet women are working in forests, they are owning forests, and they are actively engaged in land management!