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New Oregon State Wildland Fire Extension program

This new program will add capacity for up to six new OSU Extension Wildfire Specialists to work with agency and industry partners, communities, landowners, and land managers. The work to be done is too big for any one organization, but by leading partnerships and working together we plan to make a real impact on the ground, spreading land management and fuel reduction projects over the Oregon landscape.

By Glenn Ahrens, | Article

Timber harvesting: a process of many decisions

Curious about what goes into planning for a timber harvest? This overview can help prepare you to make informed decisions throughout the process.

By Francisca Belart, Lauren Grand, | Article

Aggressive local efforts were key to limiting spread of sudden oak death disease in Oregon

Aug 19, 2019
Limiting sudden oak death’s spread in southern Oregon has proved to be a success.

By Chris Branam | News Story

West Coast forest landowners will plant less Douglas-fir in warming climate, model shows

Jul 30, 2019
West Coast forest landowners are expected to adapt to climate change by gradually switching from Douglas-fir to other types of trees such as hardwoods and ponderosa pine, according to a new Oregon State University study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Creating habitat

Want to be a good neighbor to local wildlife? Check out these tips from a Conservation Specialist to take your "naturescaping" game to the next level!

By Rose Clarke, Jon Wagner | Article

Many forest insects are mistaken for tree killers

Found an insect in your tree? Chances are it's not a pest. Here's what to look for.

By Amy Grotta, | Article

Leaf Identification Key

Guide to identifying plants by leaf shape, margin, and venation.

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Balancing weed control, fuels reduction, and wildlife

While it can be challenging to find the balance, there is much that we can do to meet our objectives for wildlife while controlling weeds and reducing fuels. Recent research at OSU can help us make informed decisions about some of the tradeoffs.

By Glenn Ahrens, | Article

Woodland Roots

Logs & Non-timber Forest Products: Prices and Trends in the Lane County Area

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