Oregon Small Woodlands Association

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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OSWA News & Events

  • Columbia County Small Woodlands Annual Meeting
    11-3-2018 Quincy Grange, 78314 Rutters Rd, Clatskanie, OR 97016 5:00pm Fried chicken dinner A short business meeting will follow dinner Following the business meeting, Park Ranger and mushroom expert Dane Osis will discuss mushrooms in Oregon More details will be posted soon
  • WCSWA October Monthly Meeting
    October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue – Station 17, 31370 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133, USA Topic TBD See WCSWA website for more details….
  • Valley of the Giants Tour
    UPDATE: Chapter Valley of the Giants Tour will be held Saturday, Sept. 22. We will meet at Moonshine Park near Logsden at 9 a.m. which has restroom facilities. From there, we will board buses to take us to our first stop of a scenic overlook where we will discuss riparian issues. Our next stop will […]
  • BCSWA Ice Damage Tour -Sept 18, 2018
    Tuesday 9/18/18: 8:00 a.m. Gary Springer, Starker Forest and Small Woodlands Properties: 2014 Ice Damage Revisited, a Marys Peak SAF and BCSWA Tour Location TBD
  • Tree Farmer of the Year, Douglas County
    Please join us for Douglas County Chapter of Oregon Small Woodlands Association’s Tree Farmer of the Year tour. September 15, 2018 8:00 am – 2:00pm Roseburg, OR Details are as follows: 8:00 Coffee and Doughnuts social hour -Presented By Northwest Farm Credit Services 9:00 -12:00 Tree Farm Tour with Ken and Sharon Harrison 12:00 - […]
  • Plant Nutrition in Forestry
    Mark Gourley, Starker Forests, Plant Nutition in Forestry Location TBD
  • Gaebel Neighbor to Neighbor Tree Farm Tour
    By Jeremy Felty On July 21st, 115 participants arrived at the Gaebel Tree Farm in North Plains for a Neighbor to Neighbor Woods Tour. In 2017, the Gaebel’s were the Washington County Tree Farmers of the Year. The tour was sponsored by the Gaebels and the Washington County Small Woodlands Chapter. It was funded by […]
  • Cafferata Family Outstanding Tree Famers of the Year Woods Tour
    By Jeremy Felty On June 30th in conjunction with OSWA’s Annual Meeting, 150 participants visited the 79-acre Cafferata Family Forest located in Lane County, hosted by the Cafferata family, OSWA’s Lane County Chapter, and Oregon Tree Farm System. It was funded by a grant to OSWA from Oregon Forest Resource Institute. Steve and Wylda Cafferata […]
  • Collins Tree Farm Neighbor to Neighbor Woods Tour
    By Jeremy Felty On June 2nd, 90 participants visited the 190-acre Collin’s tree farm located in Jackson County, hosted by Bill and Marion Collins, the Jackson/Josephine OSWA Chapter, and OSU Forestry Extension. It was funded by a grant to OSWA from Oregon Forest Resource Institute. Bill and Marion Collins purchased their 160 acres in 1969. […]
  • Carr/Oaks/Johnson Neighbor to Neighbor Woods Tour
    By Jeremy Felty On May 19th 2018, 160 participants visited the Carr-Oakes-Johnson Homestead/Hardell Tree Farm in Benton county. They are the 2018 Benton County Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. The property is in its 4th generation of continuous family management. The first piece was homesteaded in 1883. Some of the original family orchard is […]

Water Quality Issues in Oregon

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The Oregon 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.

To get involved, or find out more...

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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