Tree School 2020

 

OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources is working with the Partnership for Forestry Education to provide you a webinar series. You can participate in the live classes hosted on Tree School Online or watch past webinars. 

THESE WEBINARS ARE FREE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS. 

For questions about the series, please contact:

Glenn Ahrens, OSU Extension Forester, glenn.ahrens@oregonstate.edu
Amanda Brenner, Tree School Coordinator, amanda.brenner@oregonstate.edu
Mike Cloughesy, OFRI Director of Forestry, cloughesy@ofri.org

 

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS: 

December 3, 6:00 p.m.
Biodiversity and Forest Ecosystem Health (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Thomas Stokely, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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December 8, 3:00 p.m.
Making Maps for Management Planning
David Diaz, Director of Forestry Technology & Analytics
Sara Loreno, Natural Resources Data Scientist, Ecotrust, Portland, OR
FREE Registration | Webinar description | Full class guide

December 15, 3:00 p.m.
Managing Your Forest with Fire in Mind
Brad Withrow-Robinson, Oregon State University Extension
Amanda Rau, Fire Program Specialist, Oregon State University Extension
Glenn Ahrens, Oregon State University Extension
FREE registration | Webinar description | Full class guide

January 5, 3:00 p.m.
Forests as Habitat for Wildlife: Priority Actions for Habitat Management
Instructors: Fran Cafferata Coe, Certified Wildlife Biologist, Cafferata Consulting, LLC
Julie Woodward, Senior Manager of Forestry Education, Oregon Forest Resources Institute
FREE registration | Webinar description | Full class guide

January 19, 3:00 p.m.
Wind, Rain and Dead Tanoak: Sudden Oak Death in Oregon
Instructors: Norma Kline, OSU Forestry and Natural Resource Agent, Oregon State University, Myrtle Point, OR. 
Dan Stark, OSU Forestry and Natural Resource Agent, Oregon State University, Astoria, OR. 
Sarah Navarro, USFS Regional Sudden Oak Death Pathologist, Portland, OR.
FREE registration
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PREVIOUS WEBINARS:

April 21, 3:00 p.m.
Managing to Keep Your Forest Healthy
Glenn Ahrens, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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April 28, 3:00 p.m.
Making Shiitake Happen
Tiffany Hopkins, Master Woodland Manager, Oregon State University
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May 5, 10:00 a.m.
Your Property Taxes & Your Forestland
Lynn Longfellow, Appraisal Manager, Clackamas County Assessor's Office
Bronson Rueda, Deputy Assessor, Clackamas County Assessor's Office
Tony Hunter, Senior Appraiser, Clackamas County Assessor's Office
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May 5, 3:00 p.m.
COVID-19 and the Oregon Forest Sector
This panel discussion will address how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the Oregon Forest Sector and how members of the sector are responding to it. Each panelist will be asked to present for up to 10 minutes.
Panelists:

  • Steve Zika, Hampton Lumber 
  • Tammy Cushing, OSU Extension
  • Rex Storm, Associated Oregon Loggers
  • Ron Graham, Oregon Department of Forestry 
  • Gordon Culbertson, Oregon Tree Farmer of the Year

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May 12, 10:00 a.m.
Wildfire in Your Forest Future & What to Do About It
Daniel Leavell, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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May 12, 3:00 p.m.
Coyotes: Wild & Free
Dana Sanchez, Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, Oregon State University
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May 19, 10:00 a.m.
Forest Management Methods (Silviculture)
Stephen Fitzgerald, Director of the College of Forestry Research Forests & Extension Silviculture Specialist, Oregon State University
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May 19, 3:00 p.m.
Forest Practice Laws
Mike Cloughesy, Director of Forestry, Oregon Forest Resources Institute
Joe Goldsby, Stewardship Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry
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May 26, 10:00 a.m.
Christmas Tree Research Update
Chal Landgren, Extension Christmas Tree Specialist, Oregon State University
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May 26, 3:00 p.m.
So You Want to Plant Some Trees
Daniel Stark, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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June 2, 10:00 a.m.
Forest Carbon for the Family Forest Owner
Jon Stewart, Co-owner, Raincloud Tree Farm
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June 2, 3:00 p.m.
Forest Management Plan Writing for Tree Farmers
Ryan Gordon, Family Forestland Coordinator, Oregon Department of Forestry
Lauren Grand, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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June 9, 10:00 a.m.
Support Your Local Raptors
Marilyn Ellis, Tryon Creek State Natural Area
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June 9, 3:00 p.m.
The Secret Life of Birds
Marilyn Ellis, Tryon Creek State Natural Area
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June 16, 10:00 a.m.
Spacing and Thinning of Young Stands
Brad Withrow-Robinson, Oregon State University
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June 16, 3:00 p.m.
Small Engine Care & Maintenance
Rob Clark, Clark's Lawn and Garden
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June 23, 10:00 a.m.
Free Online Forestry Planning
David Diaz, Ecotrust
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June 23, 3:00 p.m.
Insects in the Trees: Pest or Non-Pest?
Christine Buhl, Oregon Department of Forestry
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June 30, 10:00 a.m.
Managing Root and Butt Rot of Conifers
Sarah Navarrow, Oregon Department of Forestry
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June 30, 3:00 p.m.
See the Forest for the Bees
Christine Buhl, Oregon Department of Forestry
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July 7, 10:00 a.m.
Commercial Truffle Cultivation in Western Oregon
Charles Lefevre, New World Truffieres
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July 7, 3:00 p.m.
Goods from the Woods
Neil Schroeder, Oregon Woodland Cooperative
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July 14, 10:00 a.m.
Introduction to Small Woodland Management
Brandy Saffell, Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District
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July 14, 3:00 p.m.
Managing for Beneficial Understory Vegetation
Michael Ahr, West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
Laura Taylor, West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
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July 21, 10:00 a.m.
Pruning Timber & Landscape Trees for Quality & Health
Casey Clapp, City of Portland Certified Arborist
Dan Gleason, City of Portland Urband Forestry Department
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July 21, 3:00 p.m.
Restoring Riparian Areas - Beginner
Jon Souder, Oregon State University
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July 28, 10:00 a.m.
Red Alder Management: Silviculture to Marketing
Andy Bluhm, Oregon State University
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July 28, 3:00 p.m.
Words of Wisdom from the Woods: Panel
Mike Bondi, Former OSU Extension Forestry Agent
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July 30, 6:00 p.m.
Eastern Oregon Forests 
John Punches, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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August 13, 6:00 p.m.
Trees to Know in Eastern Oregon, Part 1
John Punches, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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August 20, 6:00 p.m.
Trees to Know in Eastern Oregon, Part 2
Thomas Stokely, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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September 10, 6:00 p.m.
Abiotic Stress in Conifers (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Jacob Putney, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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September 15, 3:00 p.m.
Biology & Management of Western Redcedar
Connie Harrington, Research Forester, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Olympia, WA.
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September 17, 6:00 p.m.
Bark Beetles (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
John Punches, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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September 24, 6:00 p.m.
Fungal Diseases of Tree Roots and Stems (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
John Punches, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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October 1, 3:00 p.m.
After the Fire - Now what?
Daniel Leavell, Oregon State University
Stephen Fitzgerald, Oregon State University
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October 6, 3:00 p.m.
Thinking about the Future of Your Forest: Passing it Onto the Next Owner
Tamara Cushing, Starker Chair of Private and Family Forestry, Oregon State University
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October 8, 6:00 p.m.
Dwarf Mistletoe (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Jacob Putney, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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October 15, 6:00 p.m.
Defoliators (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Dave Shaw, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension, Oregon State University
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October 22, 6:00 p.m.
The Other Insects (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Dave Shaw, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension, Oregon State University
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November 3, 3:00 p.m.
Fish Habitat and Riparian Management
Guillermo Giannico, Associate Professor and Extension Fisheries Specialist, Oregon State University
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November 12, 6:00 p.m.
Diseases of Conifer Needles, Twigs and Buds (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
John Punches, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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November 17, 3:00 p.m.
Diamonds Under the Douglas-fir
Charles Lefevre, Ph.D., New World Truffieres
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November 19, 6:00 p.m.
Wildlife Damage in Eastern Oregon Trees (Forests of Eastern Oregon series)
Thomas Stokely, Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Oregon State University
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December 1, 3:00 p.m.
Replanting Your Forest after Timber Harvest or Wildfire
Stephen Fitzgerald, Oregon State University
Video coming soon | Webinar description | Full class guide