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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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Our Next Howdy Neighbor Tour is August 15!

August 15, 2015
John & Cathy Dummer’s
The Ridge Tree Farm Challenges when Managing a Young Forest

OSWA Tour 2015 DummerHowdy Neighbor Tour in Washington County, Saturday, August 15th. Tour will focus on challenges in managing a young forest, including insect and disease challenges, animal damage, dealing with beavers, thinning strategies, and future log markets. It is hosted by OSWA's Washington County Chapter. Registration is required. The tour and lunch are free. See the attached flyer for details.

To learn more about this day of Information and fun , as well as to get complete directions, download a copy of the event flyer here.

OSWA News & Events

  • John & Cathy Dummer’s The Ridge Tree Farm Challenges when Managing a Young Forest Saturday, August 15th 8:30 am to Noon Registration Required To Register email oswaevents@gmail.com or call (503) 588-1813 by August 7th Please mention the event date – August 15th FREE Admission & Lunch Howdy Neighbor Tour in Washington County, Saturday, August 15th. […]

  • OSWA Howdy Neighbor Woods Tour & Farm Bureau Agriculture Tour Tim and Susan Miller’s – Miller Farms Combining Forestry with Agriculture Saturday, August 8th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Registration Required To Register email oswaevents@gmail.com or call (503) 588-1813 by July 31st Please mention the event date – August 8th FREE Admission & Lunch To learn […]

  • Click here to check out the most recent edition of Northwest Woodlands Magazine. This Spring 2015 edition is all about “Loving the Land”

  • 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.

Water Quality Issues

water-qualities-picBoard 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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Mailing Address

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

Telephone & Fax

 (503) 588-1813
 (503) 588-1970