Managing for the parts of the sum (webinar)

Managing for the parts of the sum: restoration treatments to accelerate late successional structures Register February 24, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Pacific Time Presenter: Dr. Klaus Puettmann, Oregon State University This webinar highlights results from various large-scale, long-term studies. General vegetation response trends after restoration treatments were highly predictable, but most responses were spatially…

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Accelerating the development of structural complexity

Accelerating the development of structural complexity: a case study from Ellsworth Creek Preserve, Washington. Register January 27, 2021 Noon – 1:00 p.m. PT Presenters: Dr Van Kane, Caden Chamberlain, University of Washington, and Michael Case, The Nature Conservancy. Restoration treatments can theoretically accelerate the development of structural complexity in simplified forest stands. New research provides…

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Changing Faces of Forestry – an online discussion

Register today! Panelist bios Revised event – details below…. All are welcome! The Forest Stewards Guild has been around for 25 years. As we celebrate this anniversary and look back, by the nature of the Guild’s focus we must also look to the next 25 years. This is a time for more than remembrance, it…

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California Forest Stewardship Workshop

Register today! Registration $60. More info online Online portion: Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. PT from October 12 – November 16, 2021 In-person event: October 23 and 24 Location: Siskiyou County, California Join the workshop to better understand and protect your forests by developing a Forest Management Plan. Topics include: Forest management objectives and planning…

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Fire refugia: where and why do conifer forests persist through multiple fire events?

Register today! October 7, 2021 11:00 a.m. PT Presenter: Dr. Meg Krawchuk, Oregon State University Changing wildfire regimes are causing rapid shifts in forests worldwide. In particular, forested landscapes that burn repeatedly in relatively quick succession may be at risk of conversion when pre-fire vegetation cannot recover between fires. Fire refugia (areas that burn less…

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Foresters for the Birds, Pacific Northwest

Register today, space is limited. July 9, 2021 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. PT 10 minutes outside of downtown Forest Grove, Oregon During this kick-off event we will visit a small, private forest lot in Washington County and think about silviculture with birds in mind. We will introduce Foresters for the Birds concepts in a breezy…

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Trees to Tap: Forest Management and Drinking Water Virtual Conference

Register March 11, 2021 (1:00 – 5:15 p.m. PT) & March 12, 2021 (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT) via Zoom In this virtual conference, experts will share key findings from the recent Trees to Tap Science Review, and connect research findings with management actions for the future of Oregon’s drinking water. Participants will engage…

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Women’s Chainsaw Safety Q&A (virtual)

Register November 14 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. ET Download event flyer This Q&A session is intended to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment for women who are new to chainsaws. We will answer your questions about: the fundamentals of women’s chainsaw safety including how to find well-fitting safety equipment, choosing the right saw for…

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Managing Forests for Carbon and Climate Change

Register November 12, 2020 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. ET Climate change, shifts in disturbance regimes, massive fragmentation and loss of forests, an increasing prevalence of non-native invasive insects, diseases, plants and animals have created considerable uncertainty around how to best care for our forests into the future. In response to these challenges, foresters, forest landowners…

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Zena Forest virtual tour!

Register October 21 10:00 a.m. PT (11 a.m. MT, Noon CT, 1:00 p.m. ET) Our partners at Zena Forest Products are offering a virtual tour of their forest. Zena is a multigenerational family business in Oregon’s Willamette Valley that makes sustainable hardwood flooring in order to support the robust forest they have been stewarding for…

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