OWIT Message to Members and Upcoming Events

OWIT Auction Committee

Oregon Women in Timber (OWIT) is a state-wide, non-profit organization dedicated to creating awareness of the importance of forests, trees and wood products in our daily lives. We work to inform our membership, the public, and policymakers of the importance of sustainable forests to our environment, our economy, and our families. Over the past 18… Continue Reading

Lane County Meet And Greet

Lane County – Oregon Women in Timber Social Meet & Greet – Tuesday, June 5th When: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Where: Oregon Wine Lab 488 Lincoln Street in Eugene. Get directions. What: You are invited to learn more about OWIT and how you can become involved with outreach and education for forestry! RSVP via email.

The Birth of Oregon Women in Timber (Remembering Jane Newton)

Jane Newton

By Former State Representative Liz VanLeeuwen – Prior to 1978, Jane Newton of Philomath joined Oregon Women for Agriculture (OWA) because she felt we were representing the balanced needs of natural resource industries. Educating the public about the production of food and fiber. OWA organized a week-long group trip to Washington, DC in January of… Continue Reading

Future Forestry Workers Career Day

Future Forestry Career Day

In conjunction with the 2018 Oregon Logging Conference on Friday, February 23rd, the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation will host the first Future Forestry Workers Career Day! This is an opportunity for students to get-up-close and personal with today’s high tech equipment used in the logging and forestry industry as well as meet forestry professionals.   Students… Continue Reading