OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Bowers, Steve

Associate Professor
Extension Specialist 

Office Location: 
Snell 225 (Lane County Extension)
Phone: 
541-737-1605
541-672-4461
Email Address: 
Education: 

BS, 1977 Business Administration, University of Oregon
MF, 1993, Forest Products, Oregon State University

Areas of Interest: 

Log Marketing & Evaluation, Timber Measurements

Selected Publications: 

 

2016. D. Shaw, A. Grotta, W. Williams, R Rippy, S. Bowers. The Hidden Threat in Firewood: Invasive Forest Pests. (EM 9137) 6 pages.

2015. Bowers Steve. Woodland Ponds: A Field Guide. (EM 9104) 103 pages.

2014. Bowers, Steve, Tristan Huff. OSU Extension Service. Extension Circular 1129: Tools for Measuring Your Forest. 7 pg.

2014. Bowers, Steve. Contracts for Woodland Owners. (EC 1192) 38 pages.

2013. Bowers, Steve. Scribner Volume Tables: Bucking Logs for Maximum Revenue (EM 9090)

2013. Bowers, Steve, Paul Adams. Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Guide. PNW 651. 103 pages.

2013. Bowers, Steve, Jim Reeb, and Bob Parker. EC 1609, Tarif Access Tables: A Comprehensive Set.
Revised April 2013, 26 pages.
http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/38320/ec1609.pdf

2013. Bowers, Steve, Jim Reeb, and Bob Parker. EM 9058, Measuring Your Trees. 26 pages,
(replaces EC 1190) http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/38324/em9058.pdf

2013. Bowers, Steve, Jim Reeb, and Bob Parker. EM 9059, Measuring Your Trees Workbook.
An Excel workbook that is a companion to EM 9058; instructions plus six species worksheets and a printable final report.
https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/38322/em9059.xlsx

2012. Bowers, Steve. John Garland. OSU Extension Service, Extension Circular 1137: Designing Woodland Roads. 21 pg.

2012. Bowers, Steve. Scott Leavengood. OSU Extension Service. EM 9047: Producing and Selling Logs for Maximum Revenue. 15 pg.

2012. Bowers, S., & Reeb, J. (2012). Aggregate roads on private woodlands: Does it pay? WESTERN JOURNAL OF APPLIED FORESTRY, 27(3), 150-155. doi: 10.5849/wjaf.11-035

2010. Bowers, Steve. Bob Parker. A Comparison of Douglas-fir Tarif and Form Class Timber Measurement Systems for Woodland Owners in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Science. Vol. 84, No. 3, 2010. 289-294.

2009. Bowers, Steve and Raini, Rippy. OSU Extension Service. Extension Circular 1124: Safe & Effective Use for Chain Saws for Woodland Owners. 17 pg.

2007. Bowers, Steve and Nate Coleman. OSU Extension Service, Extension Circular 1607: Tarif Access Tables: A Comprehensive Set. 27 Pg.

2007. Bowers, Steve and John Punches. OSU Extension Service, Extension Circular 1587: Selling Timber and Logs. 20 Pg.

2006. Parker, Bob and Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service, Extension Circular 1356: Timber Harvesting Options for Woodland Owners. 8 Pg.

2006. Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service. Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Handbook. 108 pages.

2006. Parker, Bob and Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service, Extension Circular xxxx: Timber Harvesting Options for Woodland Owners. Pg.

2006. Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service. Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Handbook. 108 pages.

2004. Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service. Extension Circular 1192: Contracts for Woodland Owners and Christmas Tree Growers. 27 pg.

2004. Bowers, Steve. OSU Extension Service. Extension Circular 1129: Tools for Measuring Your Forest. 7 pg.

2003. Bowers, Steve. Rick Fletcher, David Hibbs, Howard Dew, Alan Kanaskie, Bruce Kelpsas, James Mair, Chris Niwa, David Overhulser. OSU Extension Service. Extension Manual 8805: Establishing & managing ponderosa pine in the Willamette Valley. 40 pg.

2003. Bowers, Steve. You Can Get There From Here…. Northwest Woodlands. Spring 2002. 2 pg.

2002. Bowers, Steve. Rick Fletcher, Joe Holmberg, Bill Rogers, Betsy Rock Fudge. OSU Extension Service. Woodland Assistance Guide for Benton, Lane, Lincoln and Linn Counties

2002 edition. 43 pg. 2002. Bowers, Steve. Coleman, Nate. Fletcher, Rick. OSU Extension Service. Extension Circular 1190: Stand Volume and Growth: Getting the Numbers. 24pg.

2002. Bowers, Steve. Dichotomous Keys for Scaling & Grading Merchantable Quality Sawlogs. Technical Note. Western Journal of Applied Forestry.18(4).

Professional Activities and Awards:

2014. Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP). Income Opportunities for Forestland Owners: Log Markets. GOLD award in Web/Social Media/Online Courses.

2008. Search for Excellence. Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Handbook. OSUEA Annual Conference.

2008. Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP) Educational Materials Awards: Long Publication - Silver Award: Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Handbook

2005. OSU Extension Association. Newer Faculty Award.

2001. Steve Fitzgerald, Steve Bowers, Ralph Duddles, Paul Oester, Mike Reichenbach and Viviane Simon-Brown - Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP) Bronze Educational Award in the "long publication" category: Backyard Woodland Resource Notebook.

2000. Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (ANREP) Educational Materials Awards: Newsletter - Bronze Award: The Lane Woodland News.