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World Forestry Center

The World Forestry Center in Portland promotes the understanding of forests such as the Oregon Redwoods southeast of Brookings, shown above. (Scenic photo No. curDA0118)

The World Forestry Center in Portland promotes the understanding of forests such as the Oregon Redwoods southeast of Brookings, shown above. (Scenic photo No. curDA0118)

Established in 1964, the World Forestry Center, located in Portland’s Washington Park, is a private, non-profit forestry education organization. Through classes, tours, the Discovery Museum exhibits and demonstration forests, the center illustrates and interprets benefits of the forest environment and promotes appreciation and understanding of forests and forest resources worldwide.

 

In 1989, the World Forestry Center established the World Forest Institute (WFI) to meet a growing demand for forestry information and exchange of information on forest trade, regulation, management and forest resources. WFI also manages the International Fellowship Program that provides a unique collaboration between the research community, private industry and the public sector.

 

The center also operates Magness Memorial Tree Farm in Sherwood, Oregon, an 80-acre demonstration forest that is free and open to the public. The property has a visitors’ center and log bunkhouses used for group camping.

 

Source
Eric Vines, Executive Director
Address: 4033 SW Canyon Rd., Portland 97221
Phone: 503-228-1367
Fax: 503-228-4608
Web: www.worldforestry.org