The Forestry Corner
June 2020

A monthly collection of woodland-related events, resources, and updates from OSU Extension
for our neighbors in Marion, Clackamas, Multnomah, and Hood River counties.
Thank you to everyone who has participated in Tree School Online so far. The full schedule can now be found on the Know Your Forest registration page and the OSU Class Guide website. You may also find videos for past classes on either page.
From 10:00 - 11:30 AM and  3:00 - 4:30 PM
June 2
  • AM
    Forest Carbon for the Family Forest Owner
  • PM
    Forest Management Plan Writing
June 9  
  • AM
    Support Your Local Raptors
  • PM
    The Secret Life of Birds
June 16  
  • AM
    Spacing and Thinning of Young Stands
  • PM
    Small Engine Care & Maintenance
June 23
  • AM
    Free Online Forestry Planning
  • PM
    Insects in the Trees: Pest or Non-Pest?

June 30
  • AM
    Managing Root & Butt Rot of Conifers
  • PM
    See the Forest for the Bees

Class Information and Registration
If you did not get a chance to participate in "COVID-19 and the Oregon Forest Sector", you can view it by clicking the picture below. 

The Oregon State University Extension Land Steward course is designed for small to medium acreage landowners to deepen knowledge and understanding of their property. Registration will be open until the end of this week, June 5. 
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We are now on YouTube!

That's right! OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources now have a YouTube channel. The State EFNR programs have come together as a team so that we can share all of the educational videos we have been working on lately. Stay tuned for videos from your local Extension Forester, Glenn Ahrens!

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Hopkins Demonstration Forest

Hopkins plans to open back up to the public on Monday, June 1 with some modifications and new guidelines for visitors.

Find the guidelines and more on the Hopkins Facebook page.

Peter Matzka at Hopkins with online education in the forest on the Hopkins Facebook page. Review of how to measure the board foot volume of a standing tree using a diameter tape and clinometer plus a fun alternative way you can try this at home.
Measuring the Board Foot Volume of a tree. Peter Matzka at Hopkins.


Other Interesting Happenings

Contact Jean for questions or more information on any of the events or programs above at or 503-655-8631.
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