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After COVID-19 cuts down in-person Tree School, event re-grows online

The first Tree School Online session debuted with 300 registered participants. Since then, the live classes have rolled out with anywhere from 50 to 100 participants.

Jim Sloan | Jun 30, 2020 | News Story

Lunch and Learn: The Oregon Forest Industry Directory - Getting connected with buyers, sellers, and service providers

Learn to use the Oregon Forest Industry Directory and connect with buyers, sellers, and service providers.

Scott Leavengood, Lauren Grand | May 2020 | Video

Horning Tree Seed Orchard: producing seed for our local forests

Strong, resilient forests begin with select seeds. A tour of the Horning Tree Seed Orchard reveals how superior genetic stock is developed into healthy tree seedlings.

Amanda Brenner | Jan 2020 | Article

Dig into hundreds of publications from OSU Extension online catalog

Have a gardening question? Find an answer in one of OSU Extension's publications.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 22, 2019 | News Story

South Valley Forest health update

On October 25th, Dr. Dave Shaw, OSU Extension Forest Health Specialist, gave a presentation to an enthusiastic group of landowners about some of the issues our native trees have been having this year. Here is a rundown of what he discussed.

Lauren Grand | Oct 2019 | Article

Harvesting evergreen boughs from your woodland

Harvest evergreen boughs from your woodland property to make holiday wreaths. Be sure to harvest sometime after the first hard frost, and use proper pruning techniques.

Alicia Christiansen | Oct 2019 | Article

How true is the Fox News story about dying trees in Lane County?

Q: Drought was stated as what caused the trees' death, only dying pine trees were pictured. No mention of the boring insects that kill pine trees, was that omission intentional? No pictures of dying deciduous trees either. I ...

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Why are my trees dying?

Trees all over Oregon are displaying signs of poor health. People are quick to blame insects, but insects are rarely the underlying cause of the problem. Drought and other stressors can make trees vulnerable to pests and disease.

John Punches | Sep 2019 | 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.

Francisca Belart, Lauren Grand | Aug 2019 | Article