Managing Woodland Property shortcourse
larryc at teleport.com
Sat Oct 18 16:50:28 EST 1997
I just thought you other coasters would like to know what the local
extension service is doing in Douglas County, Oregon. They're offering
a 7-week short course. Class sessons are 2.5 hours, field trips are
3.5 hours. No cost. Coffee and cookies provided.
Woodland owner orientation - laws, regulations and taxes
Silviculture and logging - growing and harvesting trees
Ecology and tree identification - field trip
Reforestation - successful planting
Forest protection - keeping trees healthy
Inventory and Marketing - what you have and how to sell it
Course summary - field trip
This course is prerequisite for the Resource Management Planning and the
Master Woodland Manager programs.
The Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA) offers a woodlands management
college at its annual meeting. Last year they offered over 90 hours of
instruction over the 3-day conference, much more than any single person
OSWA also works with local community colleges to offer courses of interest
to woodland owners. Last year I took a 3-credit class in log scaling and
There is no reason for woodland owners to be ignorant about their property.
An active Woodland Owners Association is a real plus. Check with your
extension agent for associations in your area.
More information about the Ag-forst