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06Sep2018 -  20Dec2018   Ongoing

Master Woodland Manager Training - Lane County

Skill building Are you interested in how your lands can better suit wildlife, timber production, or recreation? Do you want to make sure your forest is resilient to fire, insects or disease? Are you interested in making sure your roads are well-built, that you are prepared for conducting logging…
12Dec2018

WOWNET WINTER TREE ID AND CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP

Interested in increasing your knowledge around forest management topics? Want to talk with women who are interested in those things also? Need a friend you can call and say, “What in the world is going on with my trees!?” WOWNet may be the group for you! Come join us…
12Dec2018

So You've Got a Forest... Now What?

Join your Extension Forester, ODF Stewardship Forester, and other service providers to get answers to some of the most common questions new forest owners (or those new to managing their forests) ask. We'll provide an overview of how forestland is assessed and taxed (with emphasis on how to get…
09Jan2019

Growing Trees for Optimal Wood Quality

The way you manage your timber can have big implications for the quality of the wood. Learn how trees grow and develop their wood, how wood quality is defined for different end uses/markets, and how activities like pruning and stand density management impact wood quality. #FNR Cost:  $15 per…
10Jan2019

Growing Trees for Optimal Wood Quality

The way you manage your timber can have big implications for the quality of the wood.  Learn how trees grow and develop their wood, how wood quality is defined for different end uses/markets, and how activities like pruning and stand density management impact wood quality. Instructor:  John Punches, Extension Forestry…
10Jan2019

Who’s Your BFF? Beetle Friends Forever!

Discover the roles beetles play in pest management, sanitation, weed control, and pollination. We’ll discuss how to provide beetle habitat while increasing crop yields and reducing costs. Beetle banks are used to reduce or replace the use of insecticides and can also serve as habitat for ground-nesting birds,…
17Jan2019

Jackson Josephine Small Woodlands Association Annual Dinner and Program

Program: 2018 Oregon Department of Forestry Fire Season Review and a Look Ahead. After 151 days, the 2018 fire season finally ended on Monday, October 29. Fire season proved to be challenging throughout the Southwest Oregon District due to high temperatures and, and in particular, a lightning storm that…
24Jan2019

21st Century Fire Management: Building a Better Relationship with Fire

Rich Fairbanks has held various positions in the USDA Forest Service, including Interagency Hotshot Crew Foreman, Brush Disposal Crew Foreman, Division Supervisor, and Complex Burn Boss. His presentation will describe how we can use fire and mechanical fuel treatment to restore ecosystem structure and function while protecting life and…
26Jan2019

Selling Logs From Your Property

Selling logs is one of the most important decisions you face as a landowner. Landowners log their property for a number of reasons. For some it’s the culmination of decades of planning and hard work to produce a valuable crop. For others it might be a liquidation of an…
02Feb2019

Linn Chapter OSWA’s Annual Seedling Sale & Goods from the Local Woods Fair

The Linn County Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (LCSWA) is proud to announce its annual Seedling Sale and Goods from the Woods Fair. Portions of the proceeds will be used to fund the chapter’s youth educational programs in Linn County. These programs include 4-H forestry activities and…
07Feb2019

Managing Troublesome Weeds

In this class, we will learn to identify and apply integrated management tactics to control troublesome weeds in our fields, pastures, and riparian areas. By understanding the biology of weeds like yellow star-thistle, blackberry, and buttercup, we can maximize the control of these plants while minimizing the need for…
19Feb2019

Wildfire Trends in SW Oregon with Bill Kuhn

Southwest Oregon Area Ecologist for the US Forest Service. What’s driving these trends? Bill will cover past, current & projected future trends. JJSWA Program. Presented by: Bill Kuhn…
21Feb2019

Introduction to Trail Design for Non-Motorized Trails

This class will focus on the basics of planning, design, layout, construction, and maintenance of non-motorized trails on private property. We will also discuss guidelines for constructing sustainable trails.…
07Mar2019

What You Need to Know About Ponds

Ponds can be attractive features, create wildlife habitat and store water for irrigation, stock watering and other uses. They can also have a variety of problems including weeds, vectors, and inability to hold water effectively. Fixing the problems can be difficult. This class will include four topic areas; pond…
09Mar2019

Rural Living Day 2019

If you are a small acreage/rural property owner or considering a move to the country you won’t want to miss this event. Workshops throughout the day offer something for every one.  Classes on Bee Keeping, Compost, Pasture Management, Well Water Management, Soils, Tree ID, Wildfires and more. …
21Mar2019

Off-Grid Living & Systems

Visit this property on 170 acres of forest land to learn about a house that is off-grid, uses rainwater harvesting for potable water, and is both passive solar and complies with the high-efficiency Passive House Standard. Land Steward Workshop. Instructor: Susan Stone &   Geoff Weaver …
21Mar2019

Mushrooms in Your Forest with Mike Potts

He has studied fungi & their habitats in Southern Oregon since 2007 & is considered an expert in field identification. Come learn about mushrooms & enjoy his stunning photographs. JJSWA Program…
16Apr2019

Northern Spotted Owls with expert Jim Thraikill

Jim Thraikill, Field Supervisor for the US Fish & Wildlife Service. How is the Northern Spotted Owl doing in the Siskiyou region? What can forest owners & managers do to improve owl habitat & population viability? JJSWA Program…
16May2019

Thinning & Stand Management with Marty Main

Discover how thinning & other diverse stand management approaches can benefit forest health, fire resistance, habitat & timber production. JJSWA Program. Instructor: Marty Main  …