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Building on History

Building on History

Photo taken Hopkins Demonstration Forest Summer 2020History writer, Fred Leeson (buildingonhistory.blogspot.com) wrote this about the Molalla Log House in September 2020. Hopkins is the perfect location for this rare historic log building, where it will be a part of...

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Reconstruction of the Molalla Log House

Reconstruction of the Molalla Log House

Photo taken 2007 in MolallaWe are excited to announce that the reconstruction of the Molalla Log House at Hopkins Demonstration Forest which will be completed in 2022, with grant funds primarily from the Kinsman Foundation. Other major contributors are the Clackamas...

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Poppino Pavilion Ready For Use

Poppino Pavilion Ready For Use

The Poppino Pavilion has now been completed and is ready for use. The pavilion was built in memory of John Poppino of Milwaukie, Oregon and Marvin Everett of Meridian, Idaho. John was a charter member of Forests Forever, Inc that owns and operates the Hopkins...

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Adapting to COVID-19

Adapting to COVID-19

Like most organizations, activities and education programs have had to adapt to restrictions due to COVID-19. We are open to visitors to hike the trails and enjoy the outdoors space.

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Molalla Log House

Molalla Log House

Even in a tumultuous year of Covid-19 and wildfires, we continue to work restoring part of Oregon’s history—most recently completing the second story loft and shingle roof.

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Become a Friend of Hopkins!

Become a Friend of Hopkins!

The Hopkins Demonstration Forest is one of the most unique places in America. Nowhere in the country will you find a forest managed with the help of the community.

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Historic Fire Lookout Dream Comes True!

Historic Fire Lookout Dream Comes True!

It’s taken more than ten years to relocate the Clatskanie Mountain Fire Lookout Tower to its new home at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest in Beavercreek. And, the tower is now ready for education programs at the forest and will be a special place for children and...

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Hopkins Celebrates 25 Years!

It was September, 1991 when the gate officially opened at a public dedication event held at the Hopkins Memorial Tree Farm in Beavercreek, southeast of Oregon City. Nearly 200 woodland owners, neighbors, friends and family came to see what was new. This was big news...

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