February 13, 2013
Contact: Dan Postrel, Public Affairs Director, 503-945-7420
The Oregon Board of Forestry will hold an executive session at 3 p.m. February 19 to discuss pending litigation. The meeting will be a telephone conference call, originating from the Clatsop Room, in Building C at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, 2600 State Street, in Salem.
The meeting will be closed to the public, under provisions of Oregon law that provide for such sessions on specific, limited topics. [Oregon Revised Statute 192.660(h)]
About the board
The Oregon Board of Forestry consists of seven citizens nominated by the governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. Board functions include appointing the state forester, providing broad oversight of the Department of Forestry, adopting rules governing timber harvest and other practices on state and private forestland, and promoting sustainable management of Oregon’s 30 million-acre forestland base.