Jan Feb, 2003





Oregon Logging Conference - Wednesday Morning

Selected Topics from This Conference

Seminars, Panels and Events


Wednesday Morning
Kicking off the 2003 program will be the Professional Logger Training Seminar. Please note that members must be pre-registered to attend this critically important event. Sponsored by the Oregon and Washington SIFSIC (Sustainable Forestry Initiative- State Implementation Committee) the seminar will begin at the Eugene Hilton Hotel’s Composer’s Hall at 9 a.m. when Moderator Jim Gahlsdorf, Galsdorf Logging, Inc., Salem, Ore., provides his opening comments.

Ted Lorensen, Forest Practices Program Director with ODF, follows at 9:15 a.m. with his presentation “Besides Smoke — What’s On the Horizon for Forestry in the Pacific Northwest”. John Seward, Geotechnical Specialist, ODF, Southwest Oregon area, Roseburg, Ore. will address “Landslides and Public Safety — Forest Practices Rules”.

Presentation of new Forest Practices rules approved by the Board of Forestry effective January 1, 2003 which regulate (and in some cases prohibit) harvesting and road building on “high landslide hazard locations” above occupied buildings and high traffic volume roads. “What the Heck is Sustainability?” will be addressed in panel format by Roy Beyer, partner and timberlands manager for Beyer Tree Farm and Paul Harlan, Vice President, Resources, the Collins Company. A description from the panel members will introduce each program before the floor is opened to questions from the audience.

The 65th Annual Oregon Logging Conference and Equipment Show was held February 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2003 in Eugene, Oregon.

Over 500 exhibitors offered attendees a look at their newest equipment.

Industry professionals also had the opportunity to attend educational seminars with credits awarded toward Professional Logger Certification. Credits were awarded by: Oregon Professional Logger Washington Contract Loggers Accredited Logging Professional Montana Accredited Logging Professionals California Professional Logger Idaho Professional Logger

If you would like a copy of the TimberWest Oregon Logging Conference Official Show Guide, please contact [email protected]  or mail $4.00 (USD) to OLC Guide TimberWest Magazine P.O. Box 610 Edmonds, WA 98020

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