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Oregon SAF Hosts Second Annual Trail Run

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On October 4th, the Oregon Society of American Foresters will host its second annual evening trail run, the SAFsquatch Scurry. Run with a forester on a 5k or 10k race, both starting and ending in Peavy Arboretum. Funds raised will benefit the Oregon Society of American Foresters, which is the largest state affiliate of the National Society of American Foresters, representing over 800 Oregonians in forestry and natural resources professions.  

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Portland SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Current and projected future recreation use on public and private lands

The Portland SAF Chapter's Virtual meeting will feature Eric White, a research social scientist with the USFS PNW Research Station, discussing the current and projected future recreation use on public and private lands.

All foresters and their guests are invited regardless of SAF membership!

Date: March 15, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7:00 p.m. program

Please contact Bob Deal robertdeal1701@outlook.com for the Zoom link and CFE credits. 

Portland Chapter Virtual Meeting - Invasion of the Aliens: Identifying and Controlling Invasive Vegetation in Pacific Northwest Forests

The Portland SAF Chapter's Virtual meeting will feature a discussion on "Invasion of the Aliens: Identifying and Controlling Invasive Vegetation in Pacific Northwest Forests." Speakers include Pualani Derman, MHCC Faculty Representative, Detto Kennedy, Allyssa Wilson, Jacob Monzon, Joseph Kennedy, Justin Gary, Jonathan Sheely, Owen Rubsam, Erin Rice, Rachael Kerr, Dylan Enemark, Kyrie Howarth and Taylor Robinett. 

All foresters and their guests are invited regardless of SAF membership!

Date: February 22, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7:00 p.m. program

Umpqua Chapter Virtual Meeting - Disaster Assessment and Recovery for Forestland Owners

The Umpqua Chapter meeting will feature a panel discussion that includes Heather Whitman with BLM on post-disaster assessment, Brennan Garrelts with Lone Rock Timber on salvage, and Charley Moyer with Roseburg on reforestation and the challenges faced following the September 2020 wildfires. 

Date: February 25, 2021 

Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m. (PST)

Blue Mountain Chapter Virtual Meeting - OSU Extension Fire Program

For the Blue Mountain Chapter's February meeting, John Rizza, who is the new fire specialist for the Northeast Oregon Region of the new OSU Extension Fire Program, will tell us a little bit about the new Fire Program. John has been busy meeting folks in NE Oregon and is excited to meet and talk with those of us involved with SAF.

Date - Feburary 18, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.  - 1:00 p.m. 

This meeting will be hosted on Zoom. Please email jacob.putney@oregonstate.edu for the log-in information. 

Umpqua SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Archie Creek Fire: Before, During and After

JANUARY MEETING:  

Thursday, January 21st 5-6pm:

Topic: Archie Creek Fire: Before, During and After

Presenters: Pat Skrip, Douglas Forest Protective Association District Manage;  Amanda Astor, Associated Oregon Loggers (AOL) Forest Policy Manager; Alicia Christiansen OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources 

Location: Your Choice!

Date/Time: 1/21/2021   5 PM

 

Please register in advanced for the zoom meeting

Central Oregon SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Forest Management in Central Oregon—An Ecological Perspective

On January 14 at 6:00 p.m., Dr. Thomas Spies will give a presentation on "Forest Management in Central Oregon—An Ecological Perspective." 

Tom is an Emeritus Scientist with the Forest Service and very recently retired as a researcher with the USFS. His expertise is in forest succession, stand and landscape structure and dynamics, overstory-understory relationships, and old growth forest ecology and conservation. Tom has extensive record of publications on forest ecology and spends summers in Central Oregon.

Continuing education credits are pending.

Portland SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Forestry at OSU: Sustainability and Resilience in a Changing World

Tom DeLuca, Dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, will discuss how the forestry program at Oregon State University is being resilient and sustainable in a changing world. 

A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7:00 p.m.

All foresters and their guests are invited regardless of SAF membership!

Contact Bob Deal robert.deal@usda.gov for the Zoom link. 

CFE credits available upon request.

Capitol Chapter Virtual Chapter Meeting - Beachie Creek Fire Recovery

Robbie Lefebvre, a seedling and reforestation coordinator with the Oregon Department of Forestry, will discuss the impacts of the Beachie Creek Fire upon the 48,000-acre Santiam State Forest and share future plans for recovery. Chapter members will be encouraged to discuss other fire impacts across the area and the paths of resiliency and recovery that are happening.

Day: January 12, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m. (PST)

Email woodward@ofri.org for a Zoom link to the meeting