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Family Fun Day at Oregon Logging Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO/WHAT: Children have delighted in the fun educational exhibits and activities at the OLC Family Fun Day for more than ten years. All OLC exhibits are free and open to the public. New exhibits this year will be the Crosscut saw demonstration, “magic wood” display from Oregon State University’s Wood Innovation Center, wildfire … Read more

Operators of the Year honored at Oregon Logging Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO/WHAT: In advance of official recognition by the Oregon Department of forestry on March 9th, the 2015 Operators of the Year will be named and honored at the Oregon Logging Conference. The winners are: WyEast Timber Services of Odell – Eastern Oregon operator of the year Giustina Land & Timber of Eugene and … Read more

Oregon Logging Conference Foundation – Education Auction

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO/WHAT: A total of sixteen items will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting the Oregon logging Conference Foundation Scholarship Fund. The auction both days will take place immediately following the open breakfasts (shortly after 8 a.m.). Auctioneer is Jamie Yraguen of Basco Logging Thursday auctions items are: two truck seats donated by DSU Peterbilt, … Read more

Chainsaw Wood Carvers Ryan Anderson and Jay Peppard

MEDIA ADVISORY 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. Ryan loves carving and creating awe inspiring pieces for people to enjoy.  Pushing the sport to a new level, Ryan loves the challenges and new ideas that … Read more

Logger Breakfasts and Guest Speakers

WHO/WHAT: Great food and informative messages from OLC President Jeff Unger and three guest speakers: Dean of Forestry Thomas Maness will give an update on Oregon State University Michael Green, Architect will speak on “Why we should Build Wooden Skyscrapers” Wiremu Lee Edmunds will deliver an inspirational, motivational message “Standing in the Gap.” .Breakfast sponsored by … Read more

78th Oregon Logging Conference is Almost Here

Plan to attend the 78th Annual Oregon Logging Conference, taking place February 25th, 26th, and 27th at the Lane County Convention Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Oregon. The equipment and products on display at this year’s conference will highlight the cutting-edge technology and innovation in forestry and biomass equipment. There is something for everyone at … Read more

Oregon Logging Conference Announces New Officers for 2015-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rikki Wellman, Oregon Logging Conference, (541) 954-2477 Oregon Logging Conference Announces New Officers for 2015-2015 at 78th Annual Conference Eugene, Ore. – The Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) has announced its new officers for 2015-2016. The following board officers and staff will serve the OLC for 2015-2016: Jeff Unger, Jeff Unger Logging, … Read more

Pro Logger Education Classes Offered At 2016 OLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS Rikki Wellman, Oregon Logging Conference, (541) 954-2477,   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. … Read more