We are the Linn County chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA).

If you're a small woodland owner of less than 5,000 acres or if you're a small woodlands advocate, here's how you benefit from joining our group.

We help woodland owners...

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Manage their woods, water, recreation, and wildlife

  • Identify trees & native plants
  • Recognize & control invasive species
  • Know why trees die & what you can do
  • Recognize safety hazards in your woodland
  • Plan your estate
  • Find tax advisors
  • Find consulting foresters
  • Find loggers, road builders, and tree planters
  • Create a wildfire defensible space at your home
  • Understand Oregon's Forest Practices Act
  • Purchase woodland liability insurance
  • Access carbon markets
  • Connect with people who have similar interests

We hold regular events

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  • Workshops with woodland experts
  • Woodland tours
  • Annual sale of tree seedlings & native plants

We give small woodland owners a voice

  • There is a lobbyist for OSWA in the Oregon Legislature and on the Oregon Board of Forestry.
  • We represent small woodland owners at public gatherings and forestry events.

You don't just belong to LCSWA...

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  • A membership in the Linn County Small Woodlands Association means a membership in the state group (OSWA).
  • Membership puts you in touch with local woodland owners and with the major related organizations.
  • Members get benefits from related organizations.

We want to hear from you!

HazelnutContributions to this website from Linn County Small Woodlands Association members and forestry interests are welcome. Submittals will be edited. We are interested in news and meetings relating to Linn County and neighboring counties.

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Lena Tucker sitting at laptop, LCSWA board members standing around her.

Seedling sale online pre-orders now available

29th annual LCSWA fundraiser features native trees and shrubs; plant pickup date is Feb. 3, 2024 The 29th annual Linn County Small Woodlands Association seedling…

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Happy Valley tour highlights family’s passion for trees

Reforestation workshop moves outdoors

Mike Barsotti, left, Justin White, and John Jayne

Getting new trees off the ground

After harvest, a long list of activities needed to ensure success The path to replanting forests is filled with pitfalls. That message was delivered Oct….


Upcoming events

Board Meeting

LCSWA Board Meeting

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Board member’s home
Prepackaged orders waiting for pickup

29th Annual LCSWA Seedling Sale (2024)

February 3, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linn County Expo Center
Woodland associations gate signs

Oregon Family Forest Convention and Oregon Tree Farmer of the Year tour

June 13, 2024 - June 15, 2024
Boulder Falls Inn