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Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Events

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13Apr2019 -  21Sep2019   Ongoing

Columbia River Gorge Master Naturalist Training

Want to learn more about the Gorge? Master Naturalists learn about the geology, plants, wildlife, and cultural significance of this beautiful place we call home.  Find out more and apply by March 15.…
22Aug2019

Twilight Walk in the Woods

Hosted with the Douglas Small Woodlands Association. This tour is light on the walking & heaving on the talking! Enjoy a "tour" of the woods from the comfort of your chair while sitting on a log landing at Benson Tree Farm. The tour will start with some social time, including…
23Aug2019

Woodland Discussion Group Twilight Tour

Ken and Sarah Edwardsson welcome you to visit their Oak Restoration project in progress for a casual walk through the property.  It is a chance to see the current year's work as well as oak stands that were thinned a year ago. There is good access for people with…
24Aug2019

A Walk in the Woods: Carbon Farming in the Forest

Join local forest steward, Jon Stewart, on a walking exploration of his family’s Raincloud Tree Farm. Hear about the steps they and their partners are taking to understand and demonstrate climate smart forestry.  With rising concerns about changing climate, this is an opportunity to learn about ways that local…
29Aug2019

2019 Master Woodland Manager Training

The Master Woodland Manager (MWM) program will help you gain in-depth skills for tending your forest, provide you with opportunities to share your passion for stewardship with others, while learning from topic experts from across the state. Registration for this class is by application only. Applications are also…
14Sep2019

Community Forestry Day

WE NEED YOUR HELP to create, support, and maintain forestry education opportunities at Hopkins. This is your chance to learn by doing a variety of projects in a sustainable managed woodland. September projects include: Wetland/Pond Restoration Area maintenance of plantings, trails, and bridge. Milling lumber from Hopkins logs. A…
14Sep2019

Linn County Small Woodlands Association Annual Picnic

The Linn County Small Woodlands Association will have their annual summer potluck picnic at Sunnyside Park near Sweet Home.  OSWA members and the general public are invited to attend to meet landowner neighbors, and look at plans for future pine demonstration planting at the park. Bring your own table…
21Sep2019

2019 Benton County Tree Farmer of the Year Tour and Picnic

Join Benton Tree Farmers of the Year Diana Blakney, Sid Picht & KC Thompson on their family property on the eastern flank of Marys Peak.   We will tour the property with family members and their long-time forester Scott Ferguson.  We will see results of long-term family management plus the…
05Oct2019

Trail Building Workshop - Matteson Demonstration Forest

Are you thinking about creating or improving walking trails on your property? Come to this hands-on workshop and work party to learn the proper techniques for designing trails that are enjoyable to walk on and stand up to the elements. Not only will you take home skills you can…
11Oct2019

Native Tree Walk

Trouble distinguishing white and black oaks? Wondering if that huge cedar is an incense, Port-Orford, or Western red? The more you know about your trees, the better you can care for them and improve their overall health. This workshop will give you all the tricks of the trade to…
12Oct2019

Community Forestry Day

WE NEED YOUR HELP to create, support, and maintain forestry education opportunities at Hopkins. This is your chance to learn by doing a variety of projects in a sustainable managed woodland. October is Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association Day at Hopkins Demonstration Forest. Preparing a holdover bed for tree…
24Oct2019

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 …
21Nov2019

Ever Wonder What Goes Thump in the Night? Wildlife Surveillance on Your Property

Want to learn how to identify the commonly occurring large mammals that inhabit your property? During this presentation we will take a look at identifying tracks and scat, creating or finding “tracks traps,”  and tips on setting up game cameras.       …
21Mar2020

Tree School Clackamas 2020

Mark your calendars for our 30th annual Tree School Clackamas event on Saturday, March 21, 2020. More info to come in December 2019! Join our email list for updates sent straight to your inbox.  …