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Episode 25: Early Seral Forests

In this episode, Lauren Grand and Graham Frank discuss early seral forest’s importance and key features.

“I think by and large we’re still short a lot of old forests on our landscapes… and it’s a lot easier to create early seral than it is to create old forest.”

– Graham Frank, OSU College of Forestry Graduate Student
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Episode 24: Swiss Needle Cast

In this episode, Jacob Putney invites Dave Shaw and Gabriela Ritokova on the podcast to discuss Swiss Needle Cast’s impact on Douglas-fir populations.

“Just because you find Swiss Needle Cast doesn’t necessarily mean it’s causing growth declines.”

– Dave Shaw, Forest Health Specialist with OSU FNR Extension Program
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Episode 23: Emerald Ash Borer

In this episode, Lauren Grand invites Christine Buhl and Daniel Stark on the podcast to discuss what the recent discovery of emerald ash borer in Oregon means and how to prevent it from spreading.

“We are advising people not to transport firewood, if at all possible… the regulations say keep transportation of firewood within 50 miles, we prefer within 10 miles from where it was cut.”

– Christine Buhl, State Forest Entomologist with the Oregon Department of Forestry
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Episode 22: Selling Logs

In this episode, Lauren Grand and Francisca Belart discuss the steps a woodland owner can take in order to harvest and sell their logs.

“The best logger is not always the cheapest one. It is, most of the time, the one that aligns with your objectives as a landowner the best.”

– Francisca Belart, OSU Extension’s Timber Harvesting Specialist
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Episode 21: Mass Plywood Panel Facility Tour

In this episode, Scott Leavengood takes a tour with Project Coordinator, Cody Beairsto, of Freres Engineered Wood to learn about the production process of Mass Plywood Panels.

“They can be used in a variety of formats, all from floors to walls to beams and columns. Really almost any element of a building, we can probably make it out of MPP.”

– Cody Beairsto, Freres Engineered Wood Project Coordinator
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