Rikki Wellman, Oregon Logging Conference, (541) 954-2477, [email protected]


Pro Logger Education Classes Offered at 2016 Oregon Logging Conference

EUGENE, Ore. – Hundreds of forestry professionals will gather at the 2016 Oregon Logging Conference to be educated on the latest industry news and standards for safely and effectively harvesting timber. The conference, scheduled Feb. 25 through Feb. 27, at the Lane Events Center in Eugene, Ore., offers a great value to attendees who will attend educational seminars and earn nine professional logger credits and eight SAF-CFE credits over three days for just $95.

“Conference attendees have the opportunity to learn about a variety of timely and critical issues to the forestry industry, from stream restoration and fire prevention techniques to the latest news on forest biomass and green building trends,” says Jeff Unger, 2016 Oregon Logging Conference president. “We’re thrilled to offer such high-quality educational seminars from outstanding instructors.”

This year’s theme, “Reaching New Heights with Forest Products,” will be the subject of the conference’s keynote address given by Wiremu Edmonds. Safety Consultant from New Zealand.  He will present his address titled “Standing in the Gap” on Thursday, February 25th at the Lane Events Center and Fairground in Eugene, Oregon.

About The 2016 Oregon Logging Conference

The 78th Oregon Logging Conference will return to the Lane Events Center in Eugene, Ore., on Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. The conference, renowned for its high-quality education opportunities and networking events, is a great value to participants. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn nine professional logger credits and eight SAF-CFE credits; view logging, construction, trucking and heavy equipment; and to enjoy several networking opportunities over three days for just $95. To register for the conference or for more information, visit the Oregon Logging Conference Web site,, or call (541) 686-9191.