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Board of Forestry hosts hybrid public meeting on June 8

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Forestry will hold a hybrid meeting starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8. The public meeting will be held in the Tillamook Room, Building C, at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, located at 2600 State St. in Salem. The meeting will also be livestreamed on the department’s YouTube channel.

The board’s business agenda includes:

  • Fire season readiness
  • Forest protective association budgets
  • Wildland-urban interface and wildfire risk mapping deliberation
  • 2023-2025 Agency budget development
  • Pacific Coast regional forest carbon analysis
  • Department of Land Conservation and Development - Climate and resource assessments
  • Facilities Condition and Capital Management Plan
  • Human resources dashboard
  • Public affairs reporting
  • Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee testimony

View the agenda and board meeting details.

Live testimony is available for item #1 - State forester and board member comments, decision items #3 - Forest protective association budgets and #4 - 2023-2025 Agency budget development. Sign-up is required and instructions to provide live testimony are available online. Sign-up closes Friday, June 3 at 5 p.m. Written comments can be submitted before or up to June 22 to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov, with the appropriate agenda item included 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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