Thinning and stand management

May 16, 2019

Thinning and stand management.  Society of American Foresters.

7-9pm, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

The Northern Spotted Owl and Your Forest

April 18, 2019

The Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) and its forest habitat requirements encapsulate the delicate balance between species protection and forestland management issues. Spotted owl expert Jim Thrailkill, field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has the latest information on why this species is officially listed as threatened under the Environmental Protection Act, its critical habitat requirements, the latest management strategies and programs, and why the non-Western barred owl poses a dire threat to spotted owl survival.

7-9pm, Thursday, April 18, 2019, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

TBD

March 21, 2019

Topic to be determined

7-9pm, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

Morels and other mushrooms

February 21, 2019

Morels and other mushrooms.  Mike Potts

7-9pm, Thursday, February 21, 2019, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

All about National Champion Trees, with Frank Callahan

November 15, 2018

National Champion Trees (Frank Callahan)

Frank Callahan is a leading nominator for National Champion Trees, having reported the largest individual tree for more than 80 species.  He has discovered in Oregon locations for more than 35 species of native plants not formerly known in the state, mostly northern extensions of the California floristic province.  He is currently working on six as yet undescribed taxa, three each in Oregon and California.  He is self-taught, driven by an insatiable curiosity for all things botanical.  Frank consults as a field botanist for the USFS and the BLM.

7-9pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

 

 

 

Riparian Habitat and Your Woodland

October 18, 2018

Riparian Habitat and Your Woodland

The importance of seasonal creeks on woodlands and other rural properties will be discussed by a panel of experts.  Topics will include riparian protection, enhancement and improvement so that trees and other plants will provide shade, soil conservation and biodiversity.  The goal is for all wildlife, including insects and birds, to live and thrive.  Smaller seasonal creeks and drainages also have a number of benefits to consider.

Among the panelists are Eugene Weir, Restoration Project Manager for The Freshwater Trust, and Jakob Shockey, Restoration Program Manager for The Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council.

7-9pm, Thursday, October 18, 2018, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

A Talk from Merv George, in the Hoopa Valley Tribe Oratory Style

September 20, 2018

Merv George Jr flyer (Sept 2018)

Merv George Jr., a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, is the first American Indian to serve as a Supervisor in the USFS.  He will answer questions about the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, how the USFS approaches fuel reduction and manages fires, and past and current tribal land management practices.

7-9pm, Thursday, September 20, 2018, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.

Smoke Panel

May 17, 2018

What is in smoke from wildfires?  What can we do about it?  How can we minimize the risk of wildfires on our land?  We will have a panel of speakers from various fields discuss smoke in the up-coming wildfire season.

7-9pm, Thursday May 17, 2018, at OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Rd,
Central Point. Pre-register: 541-776-7371. Cost: $10/person, $15/couple, JJSWA Members free.