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Board of Forestry Meeting: March 9, 2011
Meeting Details
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
 
Oregon Department of Forestry
State Forester's Headquarters - Tillamook Room
2600 State Street, Salem, Oregon
 
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
 
Note: All files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
 
Board of Forestry, March 9 Agenda [54 KB]

Audio Files
Item 1 Consent Agenda, Opening Comments, and History Moment [29.1 MB; 1 hour, 3 min.]
Item 2 Draft Rules for Appeals regarding Chapter 477 [2.7 MB; 6 min.]
Item 3 Overview of Contemporary Biological Diversity Conservation [29.1 MB; 1 hour, 3 min.]
Item 4 2011 Legislative and Budget Update [15.2 MB; 32 min.]
Item 5 Narrative Concepts for GPV and Planning Rules [31.6 MB; 1 hour, 7 min.]
Item 6 2009 Forests, Farms and People [23.7 MB; 51 min.]
Item 7 Private Forests Work Plan and Water Quality [20.6 MB; 44 min.]
Item 8 Gilchrist Carbon Project Update [16.6 MB; 35 min.]
 

Meeting Minutes and Attachments
March 9, 2011
 
Meeting Minutes - March 9, 2011 [81 KB] 
 
Attachments
1. Public Comment Handout, Wayne Giesy & Dick Posekany, Agenda Item 1A  [659 KB]
2. Public Comment Handout, Oregon Forest Cluster Working Group, Agenda Item 1A [526 KB]
3. Public Comment Handout, B&B Fire Revisited, Agenda Item 1A [3.2 MB]
4. Staff Handout, Historic News Articles, Agenda Item 1A [418 KB]
5. Presentation, History Moment, The Origin Story, Agenda Item 1A [1.5 MB]
6. Presentation, Biological Diversity Conservation in Oregon, Agenda Item 3 [333 KB]
7. Public Comment Handout, Defenders of Wildlife, Agenda Item 3 [948 KB]
8. Public Comment Handout, Pacific Rainforest Wildlife Guardians, Agenda Item 3 [1.1 MB]
9. Presentation, Greatest Permanent Value and Planning Rules, Agenda Item 5 [730 KB]
10. Staff Handout, Oregon Administrative Rule 629-035-0020, Agenda Item 5
11. Staff Handout, Oregon Administrative Rule 629-035-0030, Agenda Item 5
12. Staff Handout, Forests, Farms & People, January 2011, Agenda Item 6  [3.5 MB]
13. Presentation, Forests, Farms & People: Land Use Change, March 2011, Agenda Item 6 [2.4 MB]
14. Public Comment Handout, SW OR Forest Practices Advisory Committee, Agenda Item 7 [341 KB]
15. Presentation, Private Forests Work Plan and Water Quality, Agenda Item 7 [533 KB]
16. Presentation, Gilchrist Carbon Project, Agenda Item 8 [1.3 MB]


Pre-Meeting Materials
Wednesday, March 9, 2011: Public Business Meeting
 
Consent Agenda
 
Item A. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of October 19 Meeting Minutes [22 KB]    
 
Item B. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of November 5 Meeting Minutes 
 
Item C. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of December 15 Meeting Minutes [20 KB] 
 
Item D. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of December 20 Meeting Minutes [19 KB] 
 
Item E. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of January 5 Meeting Minutes
 
Item F. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of January 10 Meeting Minutes [19 KB]
 
Item G. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 5 – Approval of January 26 Meeting Minutes 
 
Item H. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 2 – Governance – Committee Appointments - Committee for Family Forestlands [18 KB]
 
     Attachments
        1. Proposed Revised Charter of the Committee for Family Forestlands [24 KB]
        2. Information on Proposed Ex-Officio Member to Committee for Family Forestlands [16 KB]
        3. Proposed Committee for Family Forestlands Appointment Schedule [55 KB] 
 
Item I. Strategic Planning, Implementation & Monitoring Work Plan 1, IBI 5 – Special Reports -Private Forests Riparian Function and Stream Temperature (RipStream) [26 KB] 
 
      Attachments
         1.  Stream temperature change detection for state and private forests in the Oregon Coast Range [570 KB]    
 
Item J. Forest Vitality Work Plan 3, IBI 5 – Development of Ecosystem Service Markets and Incentives - West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership – Phase II Reports [39 KB]
 
       Attachments
          1. Carbon benefits from fuel treatments [1.9 MB]
          2. An analysis of wildfire fuel treatments as a carbon offset project type [1.4 MB]
 
Item K. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 8 – Final Orders - Postponed until April meeting
 
Item L.  Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 2 – Governance – Committee Appointments - Emergency Fire Cost Committee [18 KB] 
 
        Attachments
           1. Emergency Fire Cost Committee Membership [15 KB]
           2. Biography - Steve Cafferata [11 KB]   
 
Item M. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 1 – Administrative Processes - Formation of Warner Valley Rangeland Protection Association [19 KB]
 
         Attachments
            1. Hearings Officer Report [17 KB]
            2. Warner Valley Rangeland Protection Association Vicinity Map [627 KB]   
 
Item N. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 1 – Administrative Processes - Approval of Agency Director Financial Transactions, Fiscal Year 2010 [23 KB]
 
         Attachments
            1. State Forester's Travel Claims Summary, Fiscal Year 2010 [24 KB]
            2. State Forester's Leave Usage Summary, Fiscal Year 2010 [17 KB]
 
 
Action and Information

Item 1.  State Forester and Board Member Comments, Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 6
         1.A.  Public Comments [topics not on agenda] 
 
 
Item 2. *Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 2 – Governance – Draft Rules for Appeals to Board regarding Chapter 477 [24 KB] 
Requests the Board adopt draft rules governing appeals of district budgets and other actions taken by the Board or Department affecting the land under ORS 477.260.
 
         Attachments
            1. Hearings Officer Report [202 KB]
            2. Draft Rules for Appeals and Hearings Under ORS 477.260 (Track Changes) [24 KB]
            3. Draft Rules for Appeals and Hearings Under ORS 477.260 (Clean Copy) [20 KB]

 
Item 3. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 3 – Research requests and special reports –
An Overview of Contemporary Biological Diversity Conservation in Oregon [53 KB]  
As follow-up to the July 2010 Board of Forestry meeting, a white paper will be presented to the Board addressing Oregon forests biological diversity and species at risk. 

         Attachments
            1. A White Paper: An Overview of Contemporary Biological Diversity Conservation in Oregon [595 KB]
            2. Board Biodiversity Committee Update and Discussion Suggestions [19 KB]
 
 
Item 4. Strategic Planning, Implementation and Monitoring Work Plan 1, IBI 5 – Strengthen Links to Forestry Work Outcomes – 2011 Legislative and Budget Update [22 KB]      
Update and look ahead to 2011 Legislative budget and policy issues.
 
         Attachments
             1. 2011-13 ODF Governor's Balanced Budget Summary [73 KB]

 
Item 5.  State Forests Work Plan 2, IBI 10 – Review and revise OAR 629-035-0020, -0030 –Narrative Concepts for GPV Rule and the Forest Management Planning Rules [31 KB]       
Presentation of draft narrative concepts of the GPV rule and planning rules based on Board discussion at previous meetings.
 

Item 6. Forest Vitality Work Plan 3, IBI 3 – Keeping Working Forests Working –
2009 Forests, Farms and People [28 KB]      
Provides results of the 2009 update of the Forest, Farms, and People report and expands upon original analysis presented at the January 2010 meeting.

 
          Attachments
             1. Forests, Farms and People: Land Use Change on Non-Federal Land in Oregon 1974-2009 (Lettman and others 2011). [3.5 MB]
 
 
Item 7. Private Forests Work Plan 6, IBI 0 – Work Plan Management – Water Quality [29 KB]      
Presents follow-up information on water quality resulting from the January Board meeting and an updated work plan to include water quality work and Board products.

 
          Attachments
             1. Draft Update of Board of Forestry Private Forests Work Plan [112 KB]
 
 
Item 8. State Forests Work Plan 2, IBI 9 – Opportunities for Improving Economic Performance –Gilchrist State Forest Carbon Project Update [32 KB]       
Update on the status of the Request for Proposal for a personal services contract to assist in development and implementation of the project; status of listing the project on the Climate Action Reserve; and a comparison of crediting protocols and standards.

 
          Attachments
             1. Table - Comparison of Carbon Project Standards [22 KB]
 
 
Item 9. *Executive Session. Administrative Work Plan 0, IBI 9 – Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(h), the Board will meet in Executive Session to consult with legal counsel.

 
 
*A single asterisk preceding the item number marks a work session. Public testimony/comment will not be accepted.