Chapter News Briefs:
For 2012 and 2013: The Tillamook Clatsop Chapter meets on the second Monday of the month, October through May and then has a field tour in June. We do not meet in the summer, July through September.
We usually get together at 5:30 for a social ½ hour before dinner (6-7) then a program from 7 to 8 followed by a short business meeting (8-8:30).
Our current meeting location is The Lumberyard Grill & Rotisserie located at 264 E 3rd Street in Cannon Beach.
For other upcoming events at the National and State Level, see the Oregon Society of American Foresters (OSAF) Web Page at http://www.forestry.org/ or the national SAF web site at www.safnet.org/ for a complete calendar of activities.
Tillamook-Clatsop Chapter June Field Tour
3.5 CFE credits
:Meet at the “Divine Grounds Espresso” parking lot across from 7
Leave for Feldenheimer Tract within
Hosted by Craig Leech, Oregon State Parks (one hour).
· History of acquisition of Ecola/Feldenheimer property.
· Oregon State Parks & Recreation Dept. Natural Resource planning process.
· Forest Management technical report & recommendations for restoration projects: thinning over-stocked stand.
Arrive at Hug Point Gate to Stimson Lumber Company ownership in the
Hosted by: Tim Shiel, North Unit Manager, Stimson Lumber Co., (1-1/2 hours).
· Challenge of protecting domestic streams on the coast. View an older Weyco harvest area & a recent Stimson area.
· Observing visual management---a good habitat tree in the wrong location.
· Operational challenges hauling through a small community.
· Onion Peak Conservation Easement—working with TNC.
· Clatsop Spit---unique view from a mystery peak.
· Site preparation, planting, and silviculture operations on the coast.
Lunch!! Hosted by: OUR Chapter.
Hosted by Craig Leech,
· Windthrow salvage efforts done in 1983-84 (1/4 mile walk)
· Future PCT & commercial harvest in the park (where & why)
(when done) - Leave for home
RSVP needed to arrange for transportation needs and to purchase items for lunch (We need a head count). Reply to Ed Holloran ([email protected])
As meetings progress all through 2013, please keep posted on past developments and meeting minutes.
Chapter News Briefs: . Here is the link for the January meeting Power Point, OSU Forestry Extension, in 2013 and Beyond /media/docs/or/OSU Ext Forestry in 2013 and Beyond.pptx Re-Cap of the January Meeting Mr. Sam Angima, OSU Extension Director from Newport. His topic was “OSU Forestry Extension in 2013 and Beyond”. He shared the vision and mission OSU Extension forestry program and the change in funding. They are moving from an outreach program to an engagement model.
At the December 2012 Guest Night meeting, Mr. Mark Gustafson, President of Gustafson Logging and his Brother Clay Gustafson spoke to us about the first season of “Axe Men” in 2008, and some of the in’s and out’s of the filming. It was a great evening enjoyed by all members and their guest.
Here is a re-cap of the last annual meeting agenda, from April 2012
2012 Annual Meeting
This was our featured event for 2012, and professionals from all over the region attended. Theme was: Global Issues, Local Solutions: Sustaining Oregon’s Forests April 25-27, 2012 Seaside Civic & Convention Center .
DAY ONE *Afternoon General Session *Global Forest Marketplace: Implications for Oregon *Investment-driven forestry in our Future *Sustaining Forests in a changing World *Leadership in Forestry to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World
DAY TWO *Concurrent Technical Sessions *Sustaining Oregon’s Forests in a Changing World *Oregon’s Forest Sector in the global Marketplace *Intensive Forestry in our Future
DAY THREE *Private Land Tours: See how a forest is managed under a TIMO structure that balances forest stewardship and the timber investment value *Public LandTours: A look at how the Northwest Forest Management Plan is being implemented on the Clatsop State Forest to achieve “greatest permanent value” to the citizens of the Oregon
Don LaFrance: Chapter Chair 503-842-5836; [email protected]
Ed Holloran: Past Chair
Tom Parke: Chair-elect
Tona Mortensen: Secretary/Treasurer
Kathryn Keim: Delegate-at-Large
Jay Holland: Membership Chair
Tom Parke: Foresters' Fund
John Tillotston: Policy Chair
Dave Wells: Historian/Archivist
Tom Scoggins: Awards Chair
Jim Reeb: CFE Contact
Jim Reeb: Education chair
Ed Holloran: Newsletter Editor
Kathryn Keim: Web Master Contact
Tillamook-Clatsop Bylaws (pdf)
- March 2012 Meeting [doc]