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Oregon Small Woodlands Association

An organization made up of Oregon small woodland owners who practice and believe in:

  • The strength of peer to peer communication between landowners
  • The strength of a unified effort to address legislative and regulatory challenges
  • The strength of partnerships in addressing and solving common problems

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Water Quality Issues

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Board of Forestry is in a Rulemaking Process to evaluate riparian protections on small and medium fish bearing streams.

OSWA is actively engaged in this process emphasizing the use of science and common sense to determine what regulations are needed to protect the beneficial uses of forest streams.

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OSWA News & Events

  • The Partnership for Forestry Education is proud to announce that the 2015 PNW Forestry Leadership Academy will be held on January 16-17 at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Ore. The goal of the forestry leadership academy is to equip forest landowners sand foresters to take active roles in leading Pacific Northwest forestry organizations. The […]

  • The Washinton Post has come out with a relavent article titled “Experts fear for long-term health of U.S. forests”. Check out quotes from some of our own OSWA members! To read the article in its entirety, click here.

  • In celebration of Port Blakely Tree Farms LP’s 150th anniversary Port Blakely and OSWA are offering college scholarships for up to $1000 to the children and grandchildren of OSWA members who are enrolled in a natural resource college Winter Term 2015. The scholarships are available because of a gift from Port Blake. To apply a […]

  • OSWA’s Marion Polk Chapter has a Winter 2014-2015 newsletter to share. Click here to go to Marion Polk’s chapter page and download the newsletter, as well as get current contact info for chapter representatives.

  • October Family Forest Newsletter – OSWA’s newsletter – is here!

  • Understanding Oregon’s Family Forest Tax Landscape 8:30am to 4:30pm on Monday, January 26 2015 at OSU’s CH2M Hill Alumni Center in Corvallis, OR Register at http://www.taxsymposium.eventbrite.com View the full size flyer by clicking here or on the image below.

  • At OSWA’s September 2014 Board meeting, the board approved OSWA’s 2015 Legislative Priorities. The 2015 Legislative Session is a full session that will focus on State agency budgets and the ever increasing demand for school funding. With two consecutive high cost fire seasons, the issue of how to pay for fighting fires in Oregon will […]

Mailing Address

Oregon Small Woodlands Association
187 High Street NE, Suite 208
Salem, OR 97301

Telephone & Fax

 (503) 588-1813
 (503) 588-1970