Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions


A View of Scandinavian Forestry Cooperatives


The Oregon Woodland Cooperative (OWC), Washington Co. Small Woodlands Association (WCSWA) and Oregon State University Forestry & Natural Resources Extension (FNR Extension) have organized a tour to Scandinavia especially for small woodland owners, forestry professionals and forest products producers. Guided by experienced foresters, this educational tour will focus on private forestry in Sweden and Norway and the role of woodland owner cooperatives.


OSAF 2014 Award Winners

Forestry Appreciation Award – Doug Robertson, OSU Outstanding Student Award – Jessica Kessinger, Community College Outstanding Student Award – Serena Burdick, MHCC, Chapter Achievement Award – Umpqua Chapter, Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Harold ‘Hal’ Salwasser, Forester of the Year Award – Dave Cramsey