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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The Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State 2020 conference

Register now Location: LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Price: $150 early bird (deadline February 18) Full details and conference website Event flyer for download Summary: The Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State 2020 conference is a biennial conference and scientific update that brings together researchers and members of the forestry community. Participants…

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Webinar: Engaging Women Landowners in Discussions of Silvicutlure (and Forestry!)

Register today! We’ll have more information and an event flyer to share soon! Webinar start time is: 1:00 ET/12:00 CT/11:00 MT/10:00 PT. Please allow extra time ahead of this if you have not used zoom before. Join UMN Extension Forester Angela Gupta for this web-presentation and discussion about communicating with women woodland owners. Learn some…

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Forestry for Resiliency and Perpetuity in Chimacum – Guild Gathering

Register today (spaces are limited)! Join us for a 1/2-day tour of two Chimacum Ridge properties, and an optional social gathering afterwards until 7 p.m. Some of the questions we’ll be considering during our tour: Foresters manage and plan with a long-term perspective. But how can “forestry that is ecologically, economically, and socially responsible,” as…

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Multiage Forestry Group Spring Field Tour

Register by June 6! Location: Meet at Camp Twenty Recreation Area on Highway 20, Fort Bragg, CA (see itinerary for details) Hosted by UC Cooperative Extension Event flyer to share with itinerary/agenda Join this field tour of current research at Jackson Demonstration State Forest, and some time for discussion over dinner and drinks on June 13.…

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