HJA Day has been an ongoing event at the Andrews Forest for many years. Here, attendees pose for a group photo at the 2010 event. Photo by Jay Sexton.

HJA Day 2020 is CANCELLED due to precautions and social distancing requirements around COVID-19.  

HJA Day is an annual field gathering to share information about research, outreach, education, management, and arts and humanities at the Andrews Forest. The full-day event takes place at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest in Blue River, Oregon, and features presentations and field trips. HJA Day is hosted by the Andrews Forest Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program.  See Photos of HJA Day

HJA Day is free. Registration is required, to allow us to plan for vans and catering. A registration link will be available on this webpage in May 2021. 

Future HJA Day Schedule

Tentative, for 2021

7:30 AM: Vans depart from OSU. West side of Richardson Hall

9:30 AM: Coffee and pastries. Sign-up for afternoon field trips.  Cafeteria.

9:45 AM: Introductions and Welcomes. Pavilion

10:00 AM: Final sign-up for field trips, move to first morning presentation station

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM:  Morning stations. Around Headquarters.

12:00 – 12:50 PM.  Lunch. Attendees bring a sack lunch. Headquarters.

12:50 PM:  Assemble for field trips. Load vans.

1:00 – 3:00 PM.  Field Trips.

3:00 PM:  Return to Headquarters for snacks and social time. 

3:30 PM: First van departs for Corvallis (vans will load and depart when 10-12 people are ready)

4:00 PM: Final van departs for Corvallis

6:00 PM: Vans arrive in Corvallis


Transportation from the OSU campus is provided.  Morning refreshments and an afternoon snack are provided. Participants bring a sack lunch.