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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

Fire Without Borders: Observations, Experiences, and Lessons Learned from the 36-Pit Fire

May 29th, 2015 8:30am—4:00pm PST The field tour will begin and end at Timber Park in Estacada to gather participants and board vans/buses.

Featured topics include: silviculture, stand management, fuels management, and what was observed/learned about fire behavior in the different forest types and management units across both public and private land ownership.