Forestry and Natural Resources Upcoming Opportunities


Fire, Fuels, & Density Management

Dive Deeper into Forest Management Topics Join us for our latest webinar series where we will expand on topics related to fire risk and fuels reduction, as well as density management, for a variety of forest types and diverse management objectives across Central and Eastern Oregon.Series…
18Jan2024

(Closed/Full) Growing Your Own Mushrooms 2024

An introduction to growing mushrooms using materials from your forest. Are you interested in growing your own mushrooms? This hands-on workshop will focus on the production of three edible species of mushrooms (Wine Caps, Lions Mane, and Shiitake) using purchased wood pellets as well as wood chips and logs…
02Mar2024

What You Need to Know About the New Oregon Forest Practice Rules: A 4-part series for small woodland owners

Oregon forestland owners planning forest operations have new rules to follow this year. This 4-part series will explore the most important changes to the Oregon Forest Practice Rules that took effect in 2024. Class topics include: Session 1 | Tues. March 12, 3pm - 5pm | (Registration closes…
12Mar2024

Master Woodland Manager Training - Lane County

Applications open for the 2024 Master Woodland Manager volunteer program The OSU Extension Master Woodland Manager (MWM) training is a high level course for private landowners who are interested in an intensive forest management training and sharing the knowledge gained through this training with people in their local communities.…
18Mar2024

Tree School Clackamas

What is Tree School? Tree Schools are festivals of learning for people who love forests. Organized by Oregon State University's Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program, Tree Schools are day-long mini-college programs that are hosted in various counties around the state of Oregon. Catalog and registration Tree School Clackamas…
23Mar2024

Certified Burn Manager Course

The Certified Burn Manager program provides formal training in the safe and effective use of prescribed fire (including pile burning and broadcast burning). This Oregon Department of Forestry program provides limited civil liability protection when certified individuals follow program criteria. The CBM program is for: private individuals, landowners,…
01Apr2024

Woodland Management

Taking care of a woodland property. This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property. Topics covered include: Assessing your propery and your site; Understanding tree biology and forest ecology; Tree planting, caring for established forest, weed control; Safety, timber…
04Apr2024

IGNITE: Prescribed Fire Skills

IGNITE Prescribed Fire Skills is a two-day training for all who want to learn about the intentional use of fire for healthy landscapes and safer communities. Experienced instructors will teach hands-on skills including: weather monitoring, equipment use, ignition techniques, and unit layout. Additional talks will cover fire science,…
06Apr2024

Introduction to Forest Management Plans Webinar Series + Field Day

Introduction to Forest Management Plans Webinar Series + Optional Field Day. This three session webinar series is ideal for anyone interested in starting a woodland management plan. Learn how to assess your site, integrate existing maps and resource data, collect field information, schedule management activities…
08Apr2024

Weed Management Field Day

Weed control is often the key to success or failure in establishing trees and maintaining tree growth. This field day will cover principles and practices of vegetation management for establishing and maintaining trees in forestry and forest restoration. Key topics include vegetation management with herbicides, nonchemical methods, and integrated…
13Apr2024

2024 Douglas County School Forestry Tour

We are pleased to announce that the OSU Extension Service will be offering the Douglas County School Forestry Tour this spring! The Forestry Tour is geared toward 5th-grade students but 4/5 and 5/6 blend classrooms are welcome to reserve space. The Tour dates are April 17-19 (Wednesday through…
17Apr2024

Wildfire Ready!

A free, wildfire preparedness event for land owners and managers in Washington County. The day will focus on getting rural properties ready for wildfire. While all are welcome, this event will be most useful for residents who manage at least five acres of land. At this educational event,…
22Jun2024