Newsletter January 2010

Forest Seedling Network

Forest Seedling Posting Season is Here

Newsletter Content

Forest Tree Seedling


Post Your Seedlings for Sale

Attention growers and landowners with speculative seedlings for sale and developed surpluses. FSN is an excellent tool for you to broaden your marketing universe.

FSN is regularly visited by regional landowners searching for forest seedlings, services and information. Our increasing visibility in the forest management community and useful website features such as the Map Search are key to our goal of helping landowners find the correct seedling seed source for their planting site. Easy posting is $10.00 per seed lot to the Poster and searches are free to potential buyers.

Promote Your Small Seedling Sale with FSN

Organizations can now announce Small Lot Seedling Sales with FSN. This service is available at no cost to organizations and businesses that sponsor events where people can purchase small numbers of seedlings. Its easy. Just submit your information to

  • At a minimum your information should include: sale date, time, location, your organization name and contact information.
  • You may also include flyers, order forms and maps. PDF or Word files are preferred.
  • Please include any other information you believe is pertinent.


Map Search Adds Helpful Options

  • A print feature has been added to allow users to print off a personal copy of the map search results that consists of the map, input information and the Post results.
  • If there are no Posts available for your planting site you can sign up to receive an automatic email notice if a future post meets your criteria.
If you have not tried the new Map Searchyet you should take a look.


New FSN Resources Section for Forest Land Owners and Managers

The new Resources section delivers additional assistance to Forest Seedling Network users. The section contains regularly updated Helpful Hints and Notes, Seed Zone Maps, Events, Small Seedling Sales, Links and News. Users are encouraged to contribute helpful materials and make suggestions for additional content. Since its November inception the RESOURCES section has been a popular page with FSN users. The seed zone map section is of particular interest.

"Forests for Oregon" Magazine Now Online

Interested in staying abreast of forestry issues at the state level? The Oregon Department of Forestry's quarterly magazine, "Forests for Oregon" is now available online. You can view the Spring 2009 issue of "Forests for Oregon" here. To subscribe, just send an email to

Upcoming Events

Jan 20-21, 2010: Forest Vegetation Management Conference (Redding, California)
Feb 20, 2010: Oregon Small Woodlands Association Seedling Sale (Albany, Oregon)

As always, FSN is committed to full service for the Northwest Forest Landowner Community. Your comments are appreciated.

Thanks for considering FSN to assist you in forest management planning.

Bob McNitt
Owner, Forest Seedling Network