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2019 Oregon Logging Conference Biggest Ever

The 81st Annual Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) was the biggest show in many years, and the outside exhibit was the biggest yet in the more than eight decades it has been taking place. More state-of-the-art heavy equipment was on display this year in the outside exhibit area. Exhibitors were at the show talking about products [...]

By |2019-02-28T16:40:36-08:00February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Oregon Logging Conference Biggest Ever

Future Forestry Workers Career Day February 22, 2019

On Friday, February 22nd, the Livestock Arena at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene will be transformed into a hands-on experience of activities for high school students interested in pursuing careers in the logging, forestry, and other natural resource industries. More than 800 high students and educators from 35 schools in Oregon and Washington have [...]

By |2019-02-19T22:33:53-08:00February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Future Forestry Workers Career Day February 22, 2019

2019 Oregon Logging Conference Details

The 81st Annual Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) is here and will include a display of millions of dollars of state-of-the-art equipment, along with business seminars, hands-on seminars, panel discussions, and networking events. A full list of events can be found at www.oregonloggingconference.com/program. 2019 OLC President Jim Dudley and the Board of Directors have established this [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:33:00-08:00February 17th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Oregon Logging Conference Details

2019 Oregon Logging Conference Officers Announced

The Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) has announced its new officers for 2018-2019. The following board officers and staff will serve the OLC for 2018-2019: Jim Dudley, Swanson Group, Glendale, , president Greg Stratton, Siskiyou Cascade Resources, Medford, , first vice president Scott Melcher, Melcher Logging Co., Sweet Home, , second vice president Craig Olson, Weyerhaeuser [...]

By |2018-03-21T23:02:40-07:00March 21st, 2018|Comments Off on 2019 Oregon Logging Conference Officers Announced

Successful 2018 Oregon Logging Conference

State-of-the-art logging equipment, a successful high school forestry career day, informational seminars and workshops, and social networking opportunities were just a few of the highlights at the recently concluded 80th Annual Oregon Logging Conference. Taking place at the Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds February 22 – 24, 2018, the OLC attracted more than 6,000 industry [...]

By |2018-03-06T02:57:50-08:00March 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Successful 2018 Oregon Logging Conference

Keynote Speaker, SFI’s Kathy Abusow

  Oregon Logging Conference President Rick Kriege is proud to announce that the 2018 OLC keynote speaker will be Kathy Abusow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Inc. Abusow will address the OLC during the morning breakfast on Thursday morning, February 22, following the opening sessions in the Wheeler Pavilion at [...]

By |2018-02-18T20:09:48-08:00February 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Keynote Speaker, SFI’s Kathy Abusow

Future Forestry Workers Career Day

To attract the next generation of workers to the timber and other natural resource industries, a new event is planned as part of the 80th Annual Oregon Logging Conference. It’s called Future Forestry Workers Career Day and it’s happening on Friday February 23rd at the Lane County Event Center and Fairgrounds. More than 500 9th thru 12th grade [...]

By |2018-02-18T21:08:13-08:00February 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Future Forestry Workers Career Day

Desserts for Dreams

15th Desserts for Dreams Friday, February 23, 2018. 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Main level conference room, Eugene Hilton WHO/WHAT: Oregon Logging Conference First Lady Donna Kriege invites you to join her at the 15th Annual Ladies Desserts for Dreams Charity Event, Friday, February 23, 2018, at the Eugene Hilton.  The 2018 event will include a light [...]

By |2018-02-13T23:45:42-08:00February 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Desserts for Dreams

Auction for Education At Oregon Logging Conference

Oregon Logging Conference Foundation – Education Auction Thursday, February 22nd & Friday, February 23rd 8 a.m.  WHO/WHAT: A total of 26 items will be auctioned with proceeds benefiting the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation Scholarship Fund. The auction both days will take place immediately following the breakfasts (shortly after 8 a.m.). Auctioneer is Jamie Yraguen of [...]

By |2018-02-12T15:43:17-08:00February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Auction for Education At Oregon Logging Conference

Chainsaw Carver Artists at Oregon Logging Conference

Chainsaw Wood Carvers Thursday, February 22nd, and Friday, February 23rd 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 24th, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside Demonstration Area WHO/WHAT: Ryan Anderson: Ryan started his chainsaw carving career in June of 2005 after being apprenticed by Tracie Brittenfeld of Packwood, WA, Ryan became hooked to the trade instantly. In 2009 at [...]

By |2018-02-12T15:36:49-08:00February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Chainsaw Carver Artists at Oregon Logging Conference