Family Day at OLC

Family Day at OLC

If you’re looking for something fun, educational and FREE to do with your children, check out Family Day at the Oregon Logging Conference.

The fun starts Saturday, February, 25, at 9 am. and continues until 2 pm in the Wheeler Pavilion at the Lane County Fairgrounds.

Exhibits
All exhibits are free and open to the public, such as:
• Educational activities such as paper-making and simulated firefighting
• Wildlife exhibits and birdhouse construction
• Millions of dollars in logging equipment to explore.

Special Exhibit: Talk About Trees
Your kids won’t want to miss the Talk About Trees Exhibit, sponsored by the Oregon Women in Timber, is a free, hands-on forest education program that presents science-based curriculum to kindergarten through eighth grade classes. Talk About Trees teaches children about:

  • Tree identification
  • Photosynthesis
  • Definition of resources
  • Renewability
  • Structure of trees
  • Conservation
  • Forest management.

For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact Joan Mason Ruud, Oregon Chapter program director, 503-246-5672, or Christine Grupp, California Chapter, 619-632-1563.