The Linn County Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association will be holding a Seedling Sale and “Goods from the Woods” Saturday, February 4th, 8AM – Noon at the Linn County Fairgrounds in the Santiam Room.
Proceeds benefit youth educational programs in Linn County, including 4-H forestry activities and college scholarships in forestry or natural resources.
Click link for plant info and order form:
The next South Santiam Watershed Council meeting will be on Tuesday Jan 17th from 3-5pm. at the Lebanon Public Library.
Join us for our speaker Sharon Kanareff, Coordinator for the South Santiam All Lands Collaborative (SSALC). Sharon will discuss current projects that SSALC is participating with.
Council board business to follow.
The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board has awarded the South Santiam Watershed Council a nearly $149,000 grant for riparian restoration on Middle Crabtree and Upper Thomas creeks.
Click the link for the press release:
On Wednesday, October 19th there will be a twilight tour on the farm of Shirley Jolliff and Lee Peterman. The tour will be from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. The tree farm address is 35488 Ede Road (between Scio and Lebanon).
Dan Olson of the Natural Resource Conservation Service will attend and explain the assistance programs available to land-owners. Wet prairie restoration will be discussed along with the management of conifer stands surrounding the wet prairie.
Drinks and snacks will be provided by the chapter but participants may wish to bring a sack meal.
RSVP Lee Peterman – petey711 [at] hotmail.com
Please Help the South Santiam Watershed Council bring our area 5th and 6th graders up to Trout Creek for their Salmon Watch Field Trips. Copy and paste this direct sign up link into your browser: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054fa8ac2faaf94-sweet
Join us Wednesday, September 21 from 6pm to 8pm at the Lebanon Public Library (55 Academy in Lebanon) for the next Council meeting!
Presentation: Birds of the Willamette Valley’s oak woodlands: Conservation needs and opportunities.
Speaker: Joel Geier
Joel Geier is a hydrogeologist who works mainly on groundwater contamination issues, but spends part of each year on scientific research aimed at conservation of grassland and oak woodland birds in western Oregon. He also server as field notes compiler for Audubon Society of Corvallis, and as coordinator of the Willamette Valley Birding Trail initiative, which promotes birdwatching opportunities in this region as a means of bringing tourism-based economic opportunities to rural communities.
Council business to follow presentation.
Light refreshments provided.
The South Santiam All Lands Collaborative (SSALC) invites community members on a filed trip to the USFS Sweet Home Ranger District’s Trout Creek planning area on Friday, September 9, from 9am to 4pm. See the link below for more info.
Sep 9 Field Trip SHRD Trout Creek final