Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions


Umpqua SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Archie Creek Fire: Before, During and After


Thursday, January 21st 5-6pm:

Topic: Archie Creek Fire: Before, During and After

Presenters: Pat Skrip, Douglas Forest Protective Association District Manage;  Amanda Astor, Associated Oregon Loggers (AOL) Forest Policy Manager; Alicia Christiansen OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources 

Location: Your Choice!

Date/Time: 1/21/2021   5 PM


Please register in advanced for the zoom meeting

Central Oregon SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Forest Management in Central Oregon—An Ecological Perspective

On January 14 at 6:00 p.m., Dr. Thomas Spies will give a presentation on "Forest Management in Central Oregon—An Ecological Perspective." 

Tom is an Emeritus Scientist with the Forest Service and very recently retired as a researcher with the USFS. His expertise is in forest succession, stand and landscape structure and dynamics, overstory-understory relationships, and old growth forest ecology and conservation. Tom has extensive record of publications on forest ecology and spends summers in Central Oregon.

Continuing education credits are pending.

Portland SAF Virtual Chapter Meeting - Forestry at OSU: Sustainability and Resilience in a Changing World

Tom DeLuca, Dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, will discuss how the forestry program at Oregon State University is being resilient and sustainable in a changing world. 

A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7:00 p.m.

All foresters and their guests are invited regardless of SAF membership!

Contact Bob Deal for the Zoom link. 

CFE credits available upon request.

Capitol Chapter Virtual Chapter Meeting - Beachie Creek Fire Recovery

Robbie Lefebvre, a seedling and reforestation coordinator with the Oregon Department of Forestry, will discuss the impacts of the Beachie Creek Fire upon the 48,000-acre Santiam State Forest and share future plans for recovery. Chapter members will be encouraged to discuss other fire impacts across the area and the paths of resiliency and recovery that are happening.

Day: January 12, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m. (PST)

Email for a Zoom link to the meeting

Blue Mountain SAF Chapter Meeting - The Impact of the 2020 Wildfire Season upon Eastern Washington

December 17 at 1:00 p.m. (PST)

SAF member and Executive Vice-President of Associated Oregon Loggers (AOL) Rex Storm will providiean overview on the impacts of the September fires on logging, supply, and how these impacts could influence forestry in Eastern Oregon.

Please contact Jacob Putney at for the Zoom meeting link.

Coos SAF Chapter Meeting - Coos County Mill History

Coos SAF Chapter Meeting - Coos County Mill History

December 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. (PST)

SAF member Bill Lansing will discuss his newest book, The Mills that Built Coos Bay and the Men Who Made It Happen. This effort took three years to complete, and he will present a summary of that work. The book covers wood products businesses from 1855 to the present and bibliographical sketches of the people behind them.

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.