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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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
New Student Natural Resource Leaders Coming to Forest Near You!
Career and technical education for high school students will be taking new shape in Oregon following the passage of Ballot Measure 98 last November. Career and technical education (formerly known as vocational education) has historically been an important part of...
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...
Unique Fundraiser—an Incredible Gift to Forests Forever!
Hopkins Demonstration Forest benefited this spring from an unexpected and unique fund raiser totaling $21,000. The Hopkins Forest is a local resource for forestry and natural resource education led by OSU Extension Service faculty in Clackamas County. The Portland...