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State Land Board to meet October 11 - 10/04/22

SALEM, Ore. – The State Land Board will meet in Salem on Tuesday, October 11. 

The State Land Board Awards ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Every year, the Land Board honors exceptional projects and partners for their contributions to enhancing Oregon’s natural resources. Award recipients are: 

  • Wetland Award: Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge Wetland Restoration.
  • Wetland Award: Klamath Lake Wetland Mitigation Project.
  • Stream Award: Three Rivers–Cedar Creek Hatchery Fish Passage Restoration Project.
  • Partnership Award – Catalyst Award: Lieutenant Doug Asboe.
  • Partnership Award – Team Award: The Elliott State Research Advisory Committee. This award will be presented at the Land Board meeting in December. 

The Land Board meeting will begin immediately after the awards ceremony. Agenda items the Land Board will consider include permanent restrictions on overnight use, camping, and campfires for 500 yards of riverbank on Hayden Island in Portland. The Board will also hear annual reports on the Common School Fund and the Department of State Lands’ Aquatic Resource Management Program; and updates on DSL’s 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, the transition of Oregon’s Unclaimed Property and Estates Programs to State Treasury, and selection of school lands still owed to Oregon by the federal government. 

The full meeting agenda and materials are available on the DSL website. The meeting will be livestreamed to the DSL YouTube channel

The public may submit written testimony or sign up to provide spoken testimony during the meeting. The deadline to sign up to testify is 10 a.m. on Monday, October 10. Testimony information is available here

If you need assistance to participate in this meeting due to a disability, please contact Arin Smith at 503-986-5224 or arin.n.smith@dsl.oregon.gov at least two working days prior to the meeting. 

About the State Land Board and the Department of State Lands: The State Land Board consists of Governor Kate Brown, Secretary of State Shemia Fagan and State Treasurer Tobias Read. Established by the Oregon Constitution in 1859, the Land Board oversees the state’s Common School Fund. The Department of State Lands is the Land Board’s administrative agency, managing the lands and resources that help fund Oregon’s public schools and protecting the state’s waterways and wetlands for the many benefits they provide.

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