Workshops listed below are led by OSU Extension Service forestry faculty upon request. These hands-on workshops are good for families, clubs, business groups and more. Donations are suggested to support education programs at Hopkins Demonstration Forest. Call 503-632-2150 for workshop scheduling and more details.
Geometry of Trees
Learn how to use common forest measurement tools: clinometer, diameter tape, Woodland Stick-practical, hands-on, and in the field! Participants receive a Woodland Stick with instruction card. Suggested donation $15/person.
Finding Your Way
Learn basic orienteering skills using map, aerial photo and compass. Participants develop skills as they navigate a cross-country course through the forest…and back. Borrow ours, or bring your own compass. Suggested donation $15/person.
How to Know Trees
Learn basic tree identification using the dichotomous keys found in Trees to Know in Oregon field guide. Participants may borrow or purchase Trees to Know in Oregon. (Latest edition is $18.00.) Suggested donation $15/person.
Other workshops offered seasonally at Hopkins Demonstration Forest include:
Plant Your Trees Right (winter)
Mountain Beaver Natural History and Control (winter)
Pruning Young Conifers (fall)
Tree School is an annual, one-day event focused on trees, forests, forestry and related topics. A course catalogue is published and distributed in January. Early registration is advised for best choice of classes. Call OSU Extension Service at 503-655-8631 for more information.