OSWA Events & News
Join us Saturday, September 6 to tour the family forest of Mike and Molly Albrecht, our 2014 Benton County Tree Farmers of the Year. The Albrechts were selected for Benton County’s 2014 Tree Farmer of the Year because of their extensive contributions to our chapter. Mike has served as president of the Benton County Chapter […]
September 20, 2014 Rohl Tree Farm – Near Veneta Lane County Small Woodlands Association will host a woods tour on Dick and Lou Rohl’s property on Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Coffee and donuts available at 8:15 am Activities for youths will be available during lunch. Bring the entire family. Enjoy […]
Saturday, August 23, 2014 Linn County Howdy Neighbor Tour at Avery Family Forest. Buses will transport participants to the Avery property. Meet at Mason Bruce and Girard office, 42960 Hwy 226, Scio 7:45 am for coffee and doughnuts. Tour begins at 8:30 and will conclude at 3:00 pm. To download the flyer with complete schedule […]
This is a great article in the Oregonian – written by our own OSU Extension Forester and OSWA Member Max Bennett on the possibility of creating fire-resistant forests through fuels reduction. To read this article, written by Max Bennett and Stephen Fitzgerald, in the August 16th post on OregonLive.com, click here.
The Oregonian has a new article out titled “Thinning Forests Can Cut Fire Risk, Boost Diversity: Guest Opinion“. Written by Dick Powell, August 9, 2014, this article is a great read and relevant to current issues regarding woodland management. Check it out the complete article here.
OSWA’s Marion-Polk Chapter has another exemplary newsletter available to read. Much of the news is of interest to all OSWA members, not just ones located in the Marion-Polk area. There are important upcoming events, as well as informational articles. To see the current newsletter, as well as past editions, click here.
In celebration of Port Blakely Tree Farms LP’s 150th anniversary Port Blakely and OSWA are offering college scholarships for up to $1000 to the children and grandchildren of OSWA members who are either juniors or seniors in a natural resource college. The scholarships are available because of a $10,000 gift from Port Blakely. To apply […]