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News Releases - 2010
December
 
Smoke Management Committee to meet Jan. 6 in Salem
December 28, 2010
 
Forestry Board to meet Jan. 5 in Salem
December 22, 2010
 
Forestry Board to hold executive sessions on December 15 and December 20 
December 13, 2010
 
Public comment period open on Rock Creek Canyon stewardship agreement
December 8, 2010
 
Forest sustainability discussion in Medford on December 8 
December 1, 2010

November
 
Harry Merlo honored as Oregon’s Tree Farmer of the Year 
November 22, 2010
 
Yamaha Awards GRANT of $12,289 to Oregon Department of Forestry Tillamook District 
November 22, 2010
 
Forest sustainability discussion in Portland on November 23 
November 17, 2010
 
Public comment period open on Branscomb stewardship agreement
November 15, 2010
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on November 22 
November 12, 2010
 
Public invited to assist in new state forester recruitment
November 10, 2010
 
Forest sustainability discussion in Bend on November 18
November 8, 2010
 
Forestry Board begins recruitment for a new Oregon state forester
November 5, 2010
 
Forestry Board sees effects of Sudden Oak Death first-hand
November 4, 2010
 
 

October
 
 
Public comment period opens Nov. 1 on Elliott State Forest management
October 29, 2010
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets November 3 in Salem
October 27, 2010
 
Forestry Advisory Group Meets October 29 in Forest Grove
October 25, 2010
 
Forestry Board to tour forest disease site, hold meeting in Brookings
October 21, 2010
 
Announcement from Oregon Board of Forestry chair John Blackwell
October 19, 2010
 
Forestry Board to hold special meeting Tuesday, October 19, 2010 
October 18, 2010
 
Public comment period open on Eisler/Sheffield stewardship agreement
October 18, 2010
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on October 25 
October 15, 2010
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets October 14 in Salem 
October 11, 2010
 
Forestry Department works to maintain public safety following landslide in Tillamook State Forest 
October 7, 2010
 
The Oregon Garden Fire Safety House to serve as life-sized teaching tool
October 1, 2010
 

September
 
Forestry Board calls for public’s help in achieving sustainable forests 
September 29, 2010
 
Debris burning reopens in Linn County Oct. 1 - But wait, there’s more 
September 29, 2010
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets September 23 in Salem
September 14, 2010
 
Board of Forestry recognizes outstanding forest educator 
September 8, 2010
 
Forestry Board recognizes Urban Forestry award winners 
September 8, 2010
 
Board of Forestry approves land transfers in western Oregon 
September 8, 2010
 
Board of Forestry approves land transfer with Cannon Beach 
September 8, 2010
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets September 15 in Salem 
September 8, 2010
 
September 3, 2010
 
Don’t Forget Fire Safety During Your Labor Day Camping Trips 
September 2, 2010
 
 

August
 
Forestry Board to present urban forestry awards at Sept. 8 meeting in Salem 
August 30, 2010
 
Butler Aircraft to demonstrate fire retardant drop at Airshow of the Cascades Aug. 28 
August 26, 2010
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets August 31 in Salem 
August 24, 2010
 
Forestry officials hunt down fires, appeal to public to use caution 
August 20, 2010
 
Oregon's timber harvest in 2009 hits historic lows 
August 20, 2010
 
Big Burn of 1910 changed course of Oregon forestry 
August 18, 2010
 
Wildfire danger in Oregon rises amid hot, dry conditions 
August 16, 2010
 
South Cascade District increase fire restrictions 
August 13, 2010
 
County advisory group for forestry to meet August 27 
August 13, 2010
 
 

July
July 23, 2010
 
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July 21, 2010
 
July 20, 2010
 
July 16, 2010
 
Shellburg Falls closed during forestry operation that began July 5 
July 6, 2010
 
July 1, 2010
Call for Projects - Oregon's Forest Legacy Program
June
ODF West Lane, So. Cascade districts declare fire season July 1 
June 29, 2010
 
County advisory group for forestry to meet July 9 
June 29, 2010
 
Grants offered to Douglas County forest owners for fuel-reduction work 
June 29, 2010
 
Smoke Management Advisory Committee to meet June 29 
June 14, 2010
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets June 10 in Salem 
June 4, 2010
 
Oregon to dedicate the Gilchrist State Forest on June 11 
June 1, 2010
 
 

May
 
 
Forestry awards recognize Oregonians committed to community tree care 
May 28, 2010
 
Tillamook Forest Center returns to seven-days-a-week operation thanks to local partners, volunteers, and the Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust
May 24, 2010
 
The Oregon Forest Atlas 2010 is available online
May 21, 2010
 
Forestry Board to tour, meet in NE Oregon 
May 20, 2010
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets May 26 in Salem
May 19, 2010
 
School children help reforest Wilson River Watershed 
May 7, 2010
 
Benton County landowner named to Forestry advisory committee 
May 5, 2010
 
 

April
Wildfire Awareness Week promotes fire-safe backyard clean-up 
April 23, 2010
 
Board of Forestry revises state forest plan to improve economic performance while producing 30-50 percent older forest conditions 
April 22, 2010
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets April 29 in Salem
April 22, 2010
 
Film about David Douglas brings Oregon and Scotland forestry communities together
April 20, 2010
 
Fuel-reduction project underway on Sun Pass State Forest 
April 15, 2010
 
Forestry Board to meet April 22, 23 in Salem
April 12, 2010
 
 

March
 
Oregon’s Arbor Week starts Monday, April 5, with Tree City USA recognition ceremonies 
March 29, 2010
 
Forty-five-day Comment Period on 2011 Annual Plans for State-managed Forests Begins March 29 
March 23, 2010
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets March 18 in Salem 
March 15, 2010
 
Grant County landowner named to Forestry advisory committee 
March 8, 2010

February
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets February 25 in Salem 
February 22, 2010
 
Forest health improvement project underway in Clatsop County 
February 22, 2010
 
Redmond’s Stu Otto receives national field forester award 
February 19, 2010
 
Statewide forest assessment on Forestry Board March 3 agenda 
February 19, 2010
 
February 16, 2010
 
Forestry board approves acquiring new state forestland in Central Oregon 
February 10, 2010
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets February 16 in Salem 
February 10, 2010
 
Ackerman, Springer appointed to Oregon Forestry Board 
February 5, 2010
 
Hearings set on draft changes to wildfire-related land classification rules 
February 5, 2010
 
Agencies recognize forest landowners for restoring habitat for fish and wildlife 
February 5, 2010
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on February 8 
February 1, 2010
 

January
 
Oregon's state-owned forests topic of Forestry Board meeting 
January 26, 2010
 
Winter days ideal for replanting forests in Oregon 
January 21, 2010
 
Oregon’s top loggers for 2009 honored by Forestry Board 
January 6, 2010