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Astoria Firewood
To view the press release on the Firewood Permit Changes please click here​
To view a Firewood 2013 Brochure please click here​
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Personal Firewood Cutting Guidelines
Location:
·        The entire Astoria District will be open to wood cutting as described on the permits  except for areas shown on maps attached to permits. Areas excluded from firewood cutting are sold timber sales that have not been completed, recreation sites, planned operations, ecologically sensitive sites, ODOT right of way, etc.  All of these areas are shown as cross hatch on the maps.
·        The district will be designated by basins and maps for the purpose of issuing firewood permits:
 
Astoria
Klaskanine
Hamilton
Beneke
Davis
Gnat
Plympton
Northrup
Fishhawk
Louisignot
Crawford
Sager
Buster
Quartz
Sweethome
North Fork
 
      ·        No permits will be issued for areas behind locked gates.
 
Designation:
·        Areas are designated by maps attached to the permit showing ODF ownership and areas of exclusion, i.e. sold timber sales, recreation sites, planned operations, ecologically sensitive sites, etc.
·        In the field, signs excluding firewood cutting will be posted at active timber sales and recreation sites.
·        Signs are only for guidance and signs may not be at every operation and may not be replaced in a timely manner. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to determine if they are in an area available for firewood cutting as shown on the map.
·        Maps will be reviewed and updated at the end of each month to reflect changes of timber sales, ecologically sensitive sites, planned sales, etc.
·        Firewood cannot be requested, tagged or otherwise claimed.
·        Only down wood is designated within 50 feet of the road. Felled trees are not allowed to be cut for firewood.
 
Approval:
·        All areas will be approved for firewood cutting as shown on the maps. No review and approval will be required by District personnel.
·        It will be the responsibility of the permit holder to know where they are located in the forest and comply with designated site exclusions.
·        At this time there will be no limits on the number of permits sold in each basin.  This will be reviewed and may change in the future.
·        Firewood cutting will be closed during fire season, which is generally from July 1st to October 1st.
 
Employee Personal Firewood Cutting Permits:
·        Permits will be sold and administered to employees under the same process as used by public.
To open a map of a basin area please click on a Basin Name below​​
Please Note:
Firewood permits will be sold through June 30, 2014, permits sold after June 10, 2014 will be for an abreviated time period.
 

 
 
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