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Oregon Department of Forestry works to save Oregon ash genes before arrival of destructive pest (Photo)

Oregon Department of Forestry works to save Oregon ash genes before arrival of destructive pest (Photo)

SALEM, Ore. – Working with the help of a federal grant from the USDA Forest Service, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has been gathering seed of Oregon ash from throughout the state. The goal is to preserve its gene pool before a...

Committee for Emergency Fire Cost to meet virtually on March 8

Committee for Emergency Fire Cost to meet virtually on March 8

SALEM, Ore. – The Emergency Fire Cost Committee will meet virtually Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 10 a.m. To join the virtual meeting, please use the Zoom video conference information found on the agenda. To provide public comment, please...

State funding continues to accelerate forest restoration efforts on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

State funding continues to accelerate forest restoration efforts on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has awarded $830,000 to the Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative in partnership with Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development, Curry Watersheds Partnership and the...

Forestry Department awards $20 million for landscape-scale resiliency projects

Forestry Department awards $20 million for landscape-scale resiliency projects

SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Forestry has issued $20 million in grants authorized by Senate Bill 762. Awards are to landscape-scale projects for reducing hazardous fuels on forestland and rangeland across ownership...

Public hearings scheduled for rule clarifying use of cross-boundary prescribed burns

Public hearings scheduled for rule clarifying use of cross-boundary prescribed burns

SALEM, Ore.—Public hearings are scheduled February 22–24 to gather feedback on the proposed amendment to Oregon Administrative Rule 629-043-0026, which addresses cross-boundary prescribed burns. The proposed amendment, required under...

Forestry Department announces $5 million in grant awards for small forestland owners to reduce risk of wildfire

Forestry Department announces $5 million in grant awards for small forestland owners to reduce risk of wildfire

SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Forestry has issued $5 million in grants authorized by Senate Bill 762. Awards are to owners of small forestlands for reducing the risk of high-severity wildfire through the reduction of hazardous...

Portland marks 45 years as a Tree City USA and earns its 25th Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation

Portland marks 45 years as a Tree City USA and earns its 25th Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland is marking a major milestone – 45 years participating in the national Tree City USA program of the Arbor Day Foundation. The occasion comes as the City gets set to receive its 25th Growth Award from the...

McMinnville marks 25 years as a Tree City USA

McMinnville marks 25 years as a Tree City USA

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. – McMinnville is marking a major milestone – 25 years as a Tree City USA. The Arbor Day Foundation created the Tree City USA program in 1976 to encourage greener, healthier communities.  To qualify as a Tree City USA,...

Sweet Home, Lebanon mark milestones as Tree City USA communities

Sweet Home, Lebanon mark milestones as Tree City USA communities

SWEET HOME, Ore. – Sweet Home and Lebanon are marking major milestones with the national Tree City USA program of the Arbor Day Foundation. Sweet Home is celebrating its 35th year achieving Tree City USA status and Lebanon has reached...

Monmouth and Independence mark milestones as Tree City USA communities

Monmouth and Independence mark milestones as Tree City USA communities

MONMOUTH, Ore. – Monmouth and Independence are marking milestones in their long participation in the Tree City USA program of the national Arbor Day Foundation. Monmouth has been in the program 20 years, and Independence for 15 years....

Firefighter Austin Smith Memorial Service

Firefighter Austin Smith Memorial Service

On Thursday, February 3rd, the St. Paul Fire District as well as other mutual aid partners, responded to a reported barn fire at Champoeg Creek and McKay Rd. During firefighting efforts, an explosion occurred fatally injuring St. Paul...

Gilchrist, Sun Pass state forests deliver $1.09 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

Gilchrist, Sun Pass state forests deliver $1.09 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2021, including distributing nearly...

Tillamook State Forest delivers $30.1 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

Tillamook State Forest delivers $30.1 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2021, including distributing $30.1 million in revenue to Tillamook,...

Santiam State Forest delivers $11.3 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

Santiam State Forest delivers $11.3 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2021, including distributing $11.3 million in revenue...

West Oregon state forests deliver $2.38 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

West Oregon state forests deliver $2.38 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2021, including distributing $2.38 million in...

Clatsop State Forest delivers $22.9 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

Clatsop State Forest delivers $22.9 million for county, local services along with environmental, social benefits

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry released a report to state forest trust land counties highlighting economic, environmental and social accomplishments in fiscal year 2021, including distributing $22.9 million in revenue...

Reedsport regains status as a Tree City USA

Reedsport regains status as a Tree City USA

REEDSPORT, Ore. – The coastal community of Reedsport in Douglas County has regained its status as a Tree City USA, a program of the National Arbor Day Foundation. Tree City USA communities show higher levels of tree care and community...

Forestry Department seeks public comment on selection of landscapes for grant program

Forestry Department seeks public comment on selection of landscapes for grant program

SALEM, Ore.—Senate Bill 762 established a $20 million grant program within the Oregon Department of Forestry to restore landscape resiliency by reducing hazardous fuels on forestland and rangeland.  “Ensuring these...

Meeting for wildland-urban interface risk map rules advisory committee changed to next week

Meeting for wildland-urban interface risk map rules advisory committee changed to next week

SALEM, Ore.—The January 27 meeting of the wildland-urban interface rules advisory committee has been rescheduled for February 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.The rules advisory committee on the wildland-urban interface boundary criteria and...

Department of Forestry staff displaced by Labor Day 2020 wildfire move to temporary new office in Stayton (Photo)

Department of Forestry staff displaced by Labor Day 2020 wildfire move to temporary new office in Stayton (Photo)

STAYTON, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry staff whose Santiam Unit office in Lyons burned down in the wildfires of Labor Day 2020 are now in a new leased office in Stayton. Since the wildfire 16 months ago, staff had been working...

ODF awards National Forest $100,000 to help reduce wildfire risk in Medford's watershed

ODF awards National Forest $100,000 to help reduce wildfire risk in Medford's watershed

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry has given $100,000 to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest (RRSNF) for forest restoration work that will reduce catastrophic wildfire risk on 20,000 acres of the Big Butte Springs...

Committee for Family Forestlands meets Jan. 12

Committee for Family Forestlands meets Jan. 12

SALEM, Ore. — The Committee for Family Forestlands will meet virtually Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To join the virtual meeting, please use the Zoom video conference information found on the agenda. To provide public comment...
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