Forestry and Natural Resources Upcoming Opportunities


Forests of Eastern Oregon

Join us for a series of practical educational webinars for people who own, manage, or are interested in private forestlands in Eastern Oregon. Brought to you by Oregon State University Extension Service, the My Blue Mountains Woodlands Partnership, and the Klamath-Lake Forest Health Partnership. Each session includes approximately 1…
30Jul2020 -  03Dec2020   Ongoing

Rain Gardens and Bioswales: From Basics to Installation

Are you experiencing pooling or ponding on your property? Do you want to manage stormwater or perhaps just beautify your property with functional landscaping? Consider installing a rain garden or bioswale! Learn about the basics of them, how they are similar, how they differ, and how to install them.…
13Aug2020

Wildfire in Your Forest Future

How important is wildfire risk in your neighborhood? Is it getting worse? Is there really anything you can do to change it, especially when there are thousands of public and private acres beyond your control? For good answers we seek the knowledge of those who are most…
13Aug2020

Gardening with Pacific Northwest Native Plants: An Ecological Approach

While gardening with native plants today is more popular than ever, gardeners often wonder how to best use them in the landscape. This presentation explores what makes a plant “native”, situates native plants in the context of native ecosystems, and adopts those ecosystems into concepts for the home garden.…
17Aug2020

Shared habitat: How we can unpack wildlife conflicts

We will cover how and why human-wildlife conflicts develop in our yards and gardens and then discuss basic tactics to manage potential and ongoing problems. As OSU’s Extension Wildlife Specialist, Dana Sanchez gets to meet many Oregonians and discuss their encounters, curiosity, and conflicts around our native…
27Aug2020

Coastal Woodland Management Webinar Series

Learn the basics of caring for your woodland from planting a new tree to taking care of a mature forest. Woodland owners, living-on-the-landers, and everyone else interested in learning more about basic forestry principles and practices are invited to attend this seven-course series that will cover tree identification, wildlife…
10Sep2020

Pastures to Meadows: Creating Pollinator Habitat on Your Backyard

Lawns and small, unused pastures present a great opportunity to provide high-quality habitat to the many pollinating insects and birds that are currently threatened by habitat loss. In this class, you will learn to convert a lawn or small pasture to pollinator habitat. We will cover eliminating current vegetation,…
10Sep2020

2020 Online Land Steward Course

The online Land Steward course from OSU Extension combines self-paced online modules with instructor-led webinars. It is designed for busy adults who enjoy online learning and who want to create goals for their land and learn how to achieve them.  The course includes: Nine self-paced online lessons (one new…
11Sep2020

Biology & Management of Western Redcedar

This class is part of the Tree School Online webinar series. Tree School Online started as a 15-week webinar series that has included many of the classes that were set for Tree School Clackamas 2020. We have decided to continue working with partners to bring you Tree School Online classes. Instructor: Connie Harrington,…
15Sep2020