Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Oregon

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 Chapter Meeting - The 2020 Labor Day Fires and Implications for the Future

Join the Portland SAF Chapter for a virtual meeting that will feaure a discussion the 2020 Labor Day Fires and Implications for the Future. Speakers will include Daniel Leavell, an Oregon State Extension Fire Specialist, and Amanda Rau who is a Willamette Valley & North Cascades Region Fire Specialist with the new Oregon Extension Fire Program.

All SAF members are welcome to attend. 

Location:Your Choice!

Date/Time: 11/16/2020, Presentation starts 7:00 p.m., social hour at 6:30 p.m. 

FIRE x FAUNA webinar series: Mammals, birds x fire in western forests

Please join us for a special upcoming webinar series presented by the Forest Service Research and Development

November 19 @ 2-3pm EST - Mammals, birds x fire in western forests
Exploring pyrodiversity and biodiversity: effects of fire on bird and small mammal communities of the Southwest, Jamie Sanderlin, Research Vertebrate Ecologist

Effects of fire on small mammal communities of the Pacific Northwest, Todd Wilson, Wildlife Biologist

FIRE x FAUNA webinar series: Where there's smoke there's fire

Please join us for a special upcoming webinar series presented by the Forest Service Research and Development

November 20 @ 2-3pm EST - Where there's smoke there's fire

Cannabis cultivation and wildfires: Where there’s smoke, there’s smoke, Adam Cummings, Ecologist

Wildfires ignitions, costs to wildlife, and workplace safety issues from illegal cannabis cultivation, Mourad Gabriel, Research Wildlife Biologist

FIRE x FAUNA webinar series: Bats x fire across the US

Please join us for a special upcoming webinar series presented by the Forest Service Research and Development

November 16 @ 2-3pm EST - Bats x fire across the US
Prescribed fire effects on bats and bat habitat in the eastern U.S.Roger Perry, Research Wildlife Biologist

What we know and don’t know about bats’ responses to wildfire and prescribed fire in North American forests, Susan Loeb, Research Ecologist

Virtual Portland Chapter Meeting - Walk with Me: Discover Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum

Join the Portland SAF Chapter for a virtual meeting that will feature Walk with Me: Discover Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum presented by David Boe. He will present his latest book, Walk With Me, which came about as a result of the challenge of turning a hike in Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum into a two-hour “Airbnb Experience.”

When: Monday, October 26, 7:00 p.m. program, 6:30 Social “Happy Hour” 

Email kenneth.schmidgall.86@gmail.com for Zoom registration instructions.