Two Oregon State University students from Douglas County were awarded C. Wylie Smith III Memorial scholarships. The two recipients are Corrine Walters, a graduate from Roseburg High School, and Michael, a Douglas High School graduate.
2017 OSAF Foresters Day at the Capitol
Friday, May 5, 2017
Oregon State Capitol, Salem
Five Umpqua Chapter SAF members engaged with students at the Tenth Annual Umpqua Community College Explore Event (Explore Engineering, Surveying, Forestry, Computing and Computer Science) about career opportunities and pathways in Forestry and Forest Engineering.
The yellow cedar tree grows from northern California to Alaska and the wood has both commercial and cultural value. But yellow cedars are declining. Scientists say that's mostly due to the planet heating up.
Francesca (Fran) Cafferata Coe of Hillsboro, Oregon, will receive the Young Forester Leadership Award for her outstanding contributions to the forestry profession. She will be recognized during a ceremony at the 2016 SAF National Convention, November 2–6, in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Hagenstein Lectures, an exciting community event presented by the World Forestry Center and the Society of American Foresters, debuts Sunday, October 9 at the World Forestry Center in Portland under the theme of “Emerging Voices in Forestry.” The lectures will introduce five young foresters that are all working at the forefront of social, economic, and environmental change. Urban professionals, college students, and other adults interested in creative thinking to advance sustainable forestry in the 21st century should attend.
Forestry and natural resource professionals are invited to participate in a conference that will bring the Intertribal Timber Council (ITC) and Society of American Foresters (SAF) together to discuss the role of Tribal forestry in forest management in the region with the theme, Partnership Opportunities with Indian Forestry: A Tribal Perspective.
The conference will take place October 5-7 at the Northern Quest Casino near Spokane, Wash., and will include indoor sessions as well as an evening networking social that will feature a student posters session.
Join the Portland Chapter for a Tree Farm Tour, BBQ, and program by featured speaker Tom Davidson on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Magness Memorial Tree Farm in Wilsonville. Here’s the line-up:
4:30 p.m. Tour of Magness led by resident forester and Portland Chapter Chair Liam Hassett
The southwest corner of Oregon is a very unique area, home to Oregon myrtlewood and featuring a working port with log export yards and chip export terminals. Our forests are threatened by insects, fire, and sudden oak death syndrome. Come explore Oregon’s Bay Area and have a good time. Join the Coos and Siskiyou Chapters at the 2016 Oregon Society of American Foresters’ (OSAF) annual meeting on April 27-29 at the Mill Casino Hotel and RV Park in Coos Bay.