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State Land Board Meeting Summary - April 8, 2008
2007 State Land Board Awards
The State Land Board members presented four awards in a ceremony honoring projects and organizations that promote and recognize responsible, sustainable stewardship of natural resources. Recipients included:
2007 Stream Project Award: Brownsville Dam Removal Project
2007 Wetland Awards: 1) Williamson River Delta Restoration Project; and 2) Mid Valley Wetland Mitigation Bank
2007 Land Board Partnership Award: Friends of South Slough, Inc.
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Consent Agenda
The Land Board approved the minutes of the Feb. 12, 2008, State Land Board meeting.

Action Agenda
The Land Board approved the release of 27.91 acres of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's (OPRD) mineral rights in Douglas County.  The site, known as Susan Creek, is part of a 79-mile trail project in the Umpqua National Forest.  The project is a joint effort between the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Douglas County Parks Department.

Informational Agenda
The Land Board heard presentations on:
  1. Common School Fund Investments and Distributions prepared by the State Treasurer's Office.
  2. Common School Forest Land revenue projections prepared by the Oregon Department of Forestry.
  3. The Department of State Lands' Estates Program.