Be involved in sustainable forestry: volunteer at Hopkins Demonstration Forest
Guests and volunteers learn by doing and share their talents with others. We offer activities appropriate for all ages: individuals and families, youth and community groups are welcome.
Call 503-632-2150 if you have questions about any of the programs or events listed in our calendar. All events occur at Hopkins Demonstration Forest unless otherwise noted.
*1-5 Oregon Arbor Week
Celebrate Trees with a Ten Trees Tour offered at 10am and 2pm during Arbor Week ONLY! Learn the names and stories of at least ten native trees growing at Hopkins Demonstration Forest. 90-minute walking tours follow a 1 1/2 mile route on forest roads and trails. Schedule a tour for your class, community group or family; or download the Hopkins Trees List
and guide your own tour.
*13 Community Forestry Day
- Spring Clean-out, Dig-in
This April will be a day full of lots of little things to do in and around the shop, perhaps around Forest Hall, and maybe out on the trails. Call during the week prior to April 13 to check on chores and reserve your place at the lunch table.
If you would enjoy preparing lunch for our volunteers call well in advance to arrange: the cook is everyone's favorite volunteer!
8:30 am Team leaders arrive, volunteers assemble
9:00 am Volunteer teams begin projects
Noon Lunch- please call ahead so we know to expect you
1:00 pm Volunteer projects continue
2:00 pm Tour participants can enjoy walking on freshly maintained trails; 90-minutes; some walking on rough ground.
4:00 pm Put tools away and clean up
Please remember to call 503-632-2150 by the Thursday prior to each CFD if you plan to volunteer, join us for community lunch, or the tour. Thank You.