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October 02, 2022
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Board of Forestry hosts a virtual special meeting on May 10

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Forestry will hold a virtual meeting starting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. The meeting will be livestreamed on the department’s YouTube channel.

The board’s business agenda includes:

  • Presentation on Western Oregon State Forests Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) 
  • Q&A: Opportunity for Board members to ask questions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team and Federal Services 
  • Facilitated conversation between Board of Forestry members and Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee (FTLAC) members

View the agenda and board meeting details.

No testimony will be available but written public testimony will be accepted. Written testimony may be submitted for all information items, before or up to two weeks after the meeting day to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov, and include the agenda item number with the submission.

Accommodations for people with disabilities, and special materials, services, or assistance can be arranged by calling ODF’s Public Affairs Office at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting at 503-945-7200 or by email at forestryinformation@odf.oregon.gov.

The Oregon Board of Forestry consists of seven citizens nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. Responsibilities include appointing the State Forester, setting management direction for state-owned forests, adopting rules governing timber harvest and other practices on private forestland, and promoting sustainable management of Oregon’s 30-million-acre forestland base. Read more information about the board.

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