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Fire-Adapted Forests Workshop/Collins Forestry Field Day Series

Collins Demonstration Forest

Gold Hill, OR
United States

Jan 27 1:00 pm - May 19, 2022 4:00 pm

$10 per session or all 5 workshops $40

Contact for questions and requests for accessibility-related accommodations
Max Bennett

Join us for these active, hands-on field days at Oregon State University’s Collins Demonstration Forest. At each field day you will learn and practice new skills while contributing to the ongoing stewardship of this unique forest parcel. Sign up for the entire series or for individual sessions.

Who are these workshops for?

  • Woodland owners and other rural landowners
  • Students
  • Members of the public who are interested in forest stewardship
  • Natural resource professionals

See more information about each workshop

Fire-Adapted Forests - Field Skills Workshop

Offered twice, on January 27 or February 12, 2022, 1-4 pm (choose either Jan. 27th or Feb. 12th, not both)

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to create and maintain a healthy, fire-adapted forest. You’ll receive guided practice from our experts in the assessment and selection of trees in thinning, thinning techniques, pruning, and pile burning.

Tree Planting for Future Forests

1-4 pm, February 24, 2022

Plant sugar pine seedlings and contribute to the restoration of this species to the Collins forest as you learn about successful reforestation practices in a changing climate.

Forest Health Field Day

1-4 pm, April 7, 2022

Learn to identify major insect, diseases, and other threats to the health of native trees including pines, Douglas-fir, madrone, and others. Discover how to prevent pest problems and help your forest cope better with drought.

Native Plants in the Woods: Trees & Shrubs

1-4 pm, April 28, 2022

Get to know common native trees and shrubs of our unique ecoregion. Practice tree and shrub identification while exploring the diverse ecology of the Collins forest landscape.

Native Plants in the Woods: Wildflowers & Grasses

1-4 pm, May 19, 2022

Enjoy a spring wildflower walk as you practice your native plant identification skills. Learn about native seed collection and propagation.

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