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News Release
Board of Forestry hosts virtual special public meeting on Feb. 23 - 02/09/24

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Forestry will hold a virtual special meeting starting at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23. The meeting will be livestreamed on the department’s YouTube channel.

The board’s business agenda includes:

  • Post-disturbance harvest rulemaking

The agenda is available on the board’s webpage. Live public testimony will be taken during this special meeting. Sign-up is required and instructions to provide live testimony are available online. Sign-up closes Wednesday, Feb. 21 at noon. Written comments can be submitted before or up to Feb. 21, noon, to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov.

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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