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Board of Forestry Meeting and Tour: July 25 and 26, 2013

 

Meeting Details
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Oregon Board of Forestry - Public Business Meeting
Eastern Oregon University, David E. Gilbert Event Center
One University Boulevard
La Grande, Oregon 97850
Free parking is available at the intersection of 6th and G Avenue.
Link to EOU Visitor Map

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Agenda [37 KB]

Friday, July 26, 2013
Oregon Board of Forestry - Field Tour
Federal Forests Policy
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet at La Grande Best Western
1711 21st St. La Grande, Oregon 97850

Members of the public wishing to join the tour are asked to bring their lunch and provide their own transportation.

 

​Audio
 

Consent Agenda and Item 1. State Forester, Board Member, and Public Comments [32 min, 7.4 MB]
Item 2. Fire Season and Wildfire Protection Act Update [19 min, 4.5 MB]
Item 3. Keep Oregon Green Association [20 min, 4.7 MB]
Item 4. 2013 Legislative Session Update [30 min, 6.9 MB]
Item 5. 2013 Board Governance Performance [20 min, 4.7 MB]
Item 6. Committee for Family Forestlands [41 min, 9.4 MB]
Item 7. Oregon's Forest Legacy Program [26 min, 5.9 MB]
Item 8. Part 1. Landowner Viability and Non-Regulatory Forest Conservation [36 min, 8.3 MB]
Item 8. Part 2. Public Comment on Landowner Viability/Forest Conservation [4 min, 1 MB]
Items 9 and 10. Part 1. National Forest Health Restoration and Federal Forests [35 min, 8 MB]
Items 9 and 10. Part 2. Continued Discussion on Items 9 and 10 [30 min, 6.8 MB]
Items 9 and 10. Part 3. Continued Discussion on Items 9 and 10 [21 min, 4.9 MB]
Items 9 and 10. Part 4. Continued Discussion on Items 9 and 10 [39 min, 9 MB]
Items 9 and 10. Part 5. Continued Discussion on Items 9 and 10 [5 min, 1.3 MB]
Items 11 and 12. Northern Blue Mountain Cohesive Strategy and Federal Forests Tour [25 min, 5.9 MB]

 

​Meeting Minutes and Attachments
 

July 25, 2013 Meeting Minutes [142 KB]

Attachments 

1. Public Comment, Ron Boldenow, Ph.D., Agenda Item 1A
2. Public Comment, Position Statements of Oregon Society of American Foresters, Agenda Item 1A
3. Presentation, Fire Season 2013 Update, Agenda Item 2
4. Presentation, Keep Oregon Green Association, Agenda Item 3
5. Handout, Summary of 2013 Forest-related Legislation, Agenda Item 4
6. Presentation, Oregon’s Forest Legacy Program, Agenda Item 7
7. Handout, Gilchrist State Forest Advertisement, Agenda Item 7
8. Presentation, Background on Oregon’s Federal Forests, Agenda Item 9
9. Public Comment, Mike Hayward, Wallowa County Board of Commissioners, Agenda Item 9
10. Public Comment, Mark Davidson, Union County Board of Commissioners, Agenda Item 9
11. Public Comment, Rex Storm, Associated Oregon Loggers, Agenda Item 10
12. Public Comment, Wayne Giesy, Agenda Item 10
13. Public Comment, Ann Forest Burns, American Forest Resource Council, Agenda Item 10
14. Public Comment, Bill Kluting, Green Power from Overcrowded Forests, Agenda Item 10
15. Public Comment, Paul Barnum, Oregon Forest Resources Institute, Agenda Item 10
16. Public Comment, Mary Scurlock, Scurlock & Associates, Agenda Item 10
17. Presentation, Cohesive Wildfire Strategy, Agenda Item 10
18. Handout, Northern Blue Mountain Cohesive Strategy Pilot Project Action Plan, Agenda Item 10
19. Presentation, Northeast Oregon District and Tour, Agenda Item 11

​Pre-Meeting Materials
 

Consent Agenda

A. June 5 Meeting Minutes  [155 KB]

B. June 11 Meeting Minutes  [25 KB]

C. Committee for Family Forestlands Member Appointments [16 KB]
Attachment
     1. Proposed Committee for Family Forestlands Appointment Schedule [50 KB]

D. Approval to form the Lone Pine Rangeland Protection Association [18 KB]
Attachments
     1. Hearings Officer Report [519 KB]
     2. Lone Pine Rangeland Protection Association Vicinity Map [739 KB]

Action and Information

1. State Forester and Board Member Comments [10 KB]     
      1.A. Public Comments [19 KB]

2. Interagency Fire Management Coordination and Fire Season Update [14 KB]

3. Keep Oregon Green Association [15 KB]

4. 2013 Legislative Wrap-up [15 KB]
Attachment
     1. Summary of 2013 forest-related legislation [48 KB]

5. 2013 Board Governance Performance Self-Evaluation [20 KB]
Attachment
     1. Summary of 2013 Individual Board Member Self-Evaluation Responses [58 KB]

6. Committee for Family Forestlands Annual Report [19 KB]
Attachment
     1. Committee for Family Forestlands Annual Report [223 KB]

7. Oregon's Forest Legacy Program [19 KB]
Attachments
     1. Blue Mountain Heritage Project [8.5 MB]
     2. Gilchrist Forest [11.9 MB]

8. Non-regulatory Conservation and Forest Landowner Vitality [16 KB]
Attachments
     1. Explore Non-regulatory Policy Options for Forest Conservation [23 KB]
     2. Develop Options to Help Maintain Forest Landowner Viability [20 KB]

9. National Forest Health Restoration [13 KB]
Attachment
     1. Economic Assessment of Forest Restoration on Oregon's Eastside National Forests - [6.27 MB]

10. Subcommittee on Federal Forests [26 KB]
Attachments
     1. Draft Federal Forest Principles [106 KB]     
     2. Draft Board and Subcommittee Roles [125 KB]     
     3. Draft List of Suggested Action Items [89 KB]

11. Northern Blue Mountain Cohesive Strategy Pilot Project [27 KB]