2014 Mudslinger (4/4/14)
The Mudslinger Bike Race celebrates its 26th year when the race starts this weekend.
The races will be happening our our Tum Tum Tree Farm, starting at the Blodgett School.
There are three different races, the Mudslinger Hill Climb, Super D, and Cross Country. One Hill Climb and multiple courses depending on your ability for the post Hill Climb Super D. Compete in one day or both in the Mudslinger Dirt Stage race and compete for overall honors for the weekend in a cumulative time Stage race combining Stage 1 (Hillclimb) and Stage 2 (Super D) and Stage 3 (26th Mudslinger XC). Phew, that is a mouthful!
At any rate, Mike Ripley does an awesome job organizing this race and if you want to learn more about it, check out their website
There is a great video on the Mudslinger website about the race. Starker Forests is pleased to support Mike and the Mudslinger race.
Starting each harvest/regeneration cycle with the highest quality seedlings we can produce, is a small but important part of our commitment to the future.
John Gordon, Pinchot Professor Emeritus and Former Dean
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will present: Forestry Diversity: A Key to Oregon’s Future
Marc likes being “under the radar” but we want to put him front and center to say Congratulations!
Everything is planned as scheduled with no weather related delay or cancellation. Dress in warm attire as temperatures will be in the 30’s.
Starker Forests offers permits for Christmas Tree cutting.
4-H presents Mark Gourley with its Benton County Fair Outstanding 4-H Superintendent Award.
The 2013 Fire Season may have ended weeks ago, but recent dry conditions have rekindled several slash burns and brought fire activity back with a fury.
Ciao! Adios! Goodbye!