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

August Chapter Meetings

OWIT has had a busy summer! It has been great seeing so many new folks interested in OWIT! We wanted to take a minute to let you know what we have planned for August and for the next few months. We will be finalizing the plan for our fall events next week and will send… Continue Reading

Summer Events

OWIT will be participating with three Women of #Timberunity events. These meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss recent events, get an update on cap and trade and other legislation affecting the timber industry and to talk about future opportunities to make our voices heard. Please share the attached flyers with co-workers and friends and please… Continue Reading

Women of #timberunity

We will discuss recent events, get an update on cap and trade and other legislation affecting the timber industry, and talk about next steps at these upcoming Women of #TimberUnity meetings. More info will be coming soon! Please watch the Oregon Women in Timber Facebook page for updates. If you have questions have send us… Continue Reading

28th Annual Talk About Trees Auction & OLC Events

On behalf of the Talk About Trees and Oregon Women in Timber, we are pleased to report, our 28th annual auction was a great success! A huge thank you goes out to Ritchie Bros., who helped us bring in over $122,000, dedicated to Talk About Trees, our statewide forest education program for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students.  Since 1991, we… Continue Reading

Oregon Women in Timber 2019 Live Auction Line Up

Oregon Women in Timber will be hosting its 28th Annual Talk About Trees Auction on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  In celebration of OWIT’s 40th anniversary, this ‘80s-themed event will be held at the Eugene Hilton Hotel & Conference Center in connection with the 81st Oregon Logging Conference Meet & Greet festivities.  All are invited to celebrate with hosted beer… Continue Reading

Membership Profile – Union County Chapter

Meet a few of the ladies in the Union County Chapter! They remind us that Oregon Women in Timber is not just about women who work in the forest. We are for everyone that supports the forest industry! We appreciate the work these women do at Boise Cascade.

Fall Newsletter

We hope you have had a wonderful summer and are ready for September! OWIT will be at several events this month. Stop by and say hello if you see us at an event! Upcoming Events Pacific Logging Congress – September 13-15, 2018 The Live In-Woods Show will be held at the OSU Research Forest in… Continue Reading

Douglas County OWIT Chapter Hosts Membership Meeting

Sara Phipps and Betsy Yraguen worked together to plan a fun social in Douglas County to introduce OWIT. The event was held on August 1st at the Yraguen family property along the river, in Roseburg. Thank you to Betsy and Kristin Yraguen for hosting us for a fun event! We had 16 ladies attend to… Continue Reading

Lane County OWIT Hosts Social Event

We had a great time at the Lane County social event on June 5th! It was held at the Oregon Wine Lab in Eugene. We had about 30 ladies attend to learn more about OWIT. Diann Washburn, statewide Treasurer, told us about the history of OWIT and Joan Mason Ruud, Talk About Trees State Director,… Continue Reading