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 yearâ€™s 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 : Thursda
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Thompson Timber Co. Tree Farm Tour This tour will feature a 165 year old stand established following the 1850 Yaquina Burn. Steve Kadas (Thompson Timber Forester) will discuss local history, forest succession and characteristics, and salvage logging practices. Date : Saturday, April 21 Time : 8:30 to noon, Optional byo (bring your own) picnic to follow, weather permitting. Location : Meet 8:15 am in the gravel parking area on N side of Hwy 20, directly across from Blodgett Country Store to carpool to site. Registration deadline Wed. April 18th or until full! Call Benton County Extension 541-766-6750 (include name, phone, email, and number attending)
Woodland Information Night Topics and Speakers : "Optimizing wildlife habitat in small woodlands," Fran Cafferata Coe, Cafferata Consulting . "Native pollinators in managed forests" Jim Rivers, OSU College of Forestry ."Growing a diverse forest on your property," Brad Withrow-Robinson, OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension . The 2018 WIN is hosted by the Benton Chapter of OSWA and OSU Extension.