April 2018: Basic Woodland Management

Basic Woodland Management

OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources is offering the ever-popular Basic Woodland Management Shortcourse this April in two locations, Tangent and Dallas.
Ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property, providing a broad introduction to woodland ownership. It is offered in four evening sessions with a Saturday fieldtrip. This year̢۪s class is offered in conjunction with the Polk SWCD.
Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started - Assessing your property and your site
  • What's Going on in Your Woods? - Understanding tree biology and forest ecology
  • Taking Care of Your Woods - Tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control
  • Getting it Done - Safety, timber sale logistics, and laws and regulations

Tangent Class filling up fast

Dates: Wednesday April 4, 11, 18 and 25. Field Trip Saturday, April 28
Time: 6:00 to 8:30
Location: OSU Extension Linn County office

Dallas Class

Dates: Thursday, April 5, 12, 19, and 26. Field Trip Saturday, April 28.
Time: 6:00 to 8:30
Location: OSU Extension Polk County office
Cost: $50 for an individual, $60 for two from the same family sharing class materials.
Registration required by March 27.
Register online (http://bit.ly/BentonForestry ) , or call Benton County Extension 541-766-6750, or email (jody.einerson@oregonstate.edu)
(Include name, phone, email, and number attending)


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