The OFRI Speakers Bureau was created to present current forestry topics to civic groups and professional organizations around Oregon. Most presentations are developed from larger reports that are available for order through our publications list.
This presentation provides a birds-eye view of statistics, contributions and vital issues concerning Oregon's forests. Get broad exposure to our forestland, from tree identification to economic contribution.
This presentation reviews the history of fire in Oregon's forests. It assesses the causes and effects of forest fires as well as options for reducing the vulnerability of Oregon’s forests to catastrophic fires. Also, you'll learn what can be done to enhance the recovery of forest ecosystems that have been damaged by fire.
The Oregon Way: Water and Fish Habitat in Oregon's Forests: (View the PDF)
This new presentation looks at the relationship between managed forests and the water quality that the majority of Oregon residents depend on. What demands do we place on our water when we consider consumption, fish habitat, power, irrigation, recreation and much more? What are the current threats to the water originating from our managed forests?
This presentation explores the forest health issues facing Oregon's federal forestland and the collaborative efforts being considered to try and restore health to our dry-side forestlands.
Why do forest animals live where they do? Forest habitats are dynamic, and the animals that call them home adapt to changing forest age classes based upon their needs. How does a mosaic of age classes created by forest management support the needs of Oregon's diverse wildlife? Coming Soon!
Additional topics can be presented upon special request.
if there is a topic you would like covered at your event.