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May 28, 2022
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Joint Northwest, Southwest, and Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practice Committees meets May 11

SALEM, Ore. – The Joint Northwest, Southwest, and Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practice Committees will meet virtually Wednesday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to noon. To join the virtual meeting, please use the Zoom video conference information found on the agenda. To provide public comment at this virtual meeting, please email forestresources.committees@odf.oregon.gov

Topics to be covered include:

  • Forest Resources Division updates: Private Forest Accord bills, rule drafting, and review process
  • Roundtable discussion

The meeting is open to the public to attend online via Zoom. Public comments will be accepted near the start of the meeting after approval of the minutes. Requests for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 72 hours before the meeting by emailing forestresources.committees@odf.oregon.gov.

Regional Forest Practices Committees are panels of citizens – mandated under Oregon law – that advise the Oregon Board of Forestry on current forestry issues and forest management approaches. Three Regional Forest Practices Committees, serving the Eastern, Northwest and Southwest regions of the state, were created by the 1971 Oregon Forest Practices Act. Under Oregon law, a majority of the committees’ members must be private forest landowners and logging or forest operations companies.

Oregon’s forests are among the state’s most valued resources, providing a balanced mix of environmental, economic and social benefits. View more information on the RFPC webpage.

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