<strong>NEW UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO PROGRAM SEEKS TO ATTRACT YOUNGER WORKFORCE</strong>
A new set of degree programs at the University of Idaho seeks to attract and educate young workers in the fields of logging and forest management. By Dawn Killough | https://forestnet.com | 11/10/2022 The three new associate degree programs will prepare students for jobs in fire mitigation, forestry operations, and nursery management. The programs combine online […]
Biochar Benefits Studies in the Blackfoot Valley
GOLD CREEK Emerging technology and forest product utilization was the focus of the forest tour in the Gold Creek area Oct. 25. Jean Pocha | Pathfinder Correspondent | 11/10/2022 More than two dozen people observed the Tigercat Carbonator 6050 make biochar out of slash piles as part of forest thinning and fuels reduction work done […]
Life of a Snag
A snag is a dead tree that is still standing. Snags come in all sizes and occur in all species. The Douglas Fir snag is of particular interest as it is the tree that occupies the majority of the timbered regions in western Oregon. BY Melvin Thornton | Communities For Healthy Forests | 9/16/2022 The changes […]
The Impact of CHF Forestry Tours
Lifetime forester Javier Goirigolzarri leads forestry tours where community members get off the beaten path and into areas where fire has impacted the landscape. Javier’s passion for education and forestry is obvious as he immerses members of the tour into the story of what happens to the forest after fire.
Life of a Snag
A snag is a dead tree that is still standing. Snags come in all sizes and occur in all species. The Douglas Fir snag is of particular interest as it is the tree that occupies the majority of the timbered regions in western Oregon.
Burn severity explained
Shovel Creek: an example of burn severity assessment and ecology in interior Alaska Zav Grabinski, Alaska Fire Science Consortium | https://storymaps.arcgis.com/ |Chris Smith, Geographic Information Network of Alaska Wildfire is a natural process that shapes the landscape of Alaska In 2019, the Shovel Creek Fire grew rapidly and threatened nearby neighborhoods north of Fairbanks. The […]
Communities For Healthy Forests – Supporting FFA is Supporting the Future of Forestry
Umpqua Community College hosted students from across the state at the Oregon FFA Forestry Career Development Event May 23. Staff Writer | Communities For Healthy Forests | 6-21-2022 Umpqua Community College hosted students from across the state at the Oregon FFA Forestry Career Development Event May 23. A handful of volunteers from Communities for Healthy […]
Planting Trees with Fir Grove Elementary
CRAIG REED | Communities for Healthy Forests | April 29th, 2022 One shovelful of dirt at a time, fifth grade students at Fir Grove Elementary School in Roseburg helped plant trees on the school’s grounds Friday afternoon. With guidance and help from members of Communities For Healthy Forests, about 30 students took turns on the shovels […]
The Return to the Apple Jack Fire
The Apple Fire, about 21 miles east of Glide, burned through over 14,000 acres September of 2002. The latest photos are from our tour of the 2021 Jack fire which burned into the 2002 Apple Fire.
Taking a cruise through timber
The Forestry Club students from Umpqua Community College were able to experience an actual boots-on-the-ground timber cruise and do the work themselves on 57 acres of private property several miles northwest of Roseburg. Craig Reed | The News-Review | May 5, 2022 Four local college students took a break from classroom work on Friday to […]