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Crook County Forestland Classification
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Classification Information

Forestland classification is a process by which a committee studies all lands within the fire protection boundary to determine which lands are "forestlands." Once lands have been determined to meet the definition of forestlands (ORS 526.005(5)(a)), they are further classified as lands primarily suitable for timber production, grazing use, or a combination of the two. See the below definition of "forestlands."

"Forestland" means any woodland, brushland, timberland, grazing land or clearing that, during any time of the year, contains enough forest growth, slashing or vegetation to constitute, in the judgment of the forester, a fire hazard, regardless of how the land is zoned or taxed. 
A committee has been formed through an agreement with Crook County. According to State Statute, one representative was appointed by the State Forester, one appointed by Oregon State University Extension Service, one appointed by the State Fire Marshall, and three members appointed by each County Commission.


Meeting Information

Crook County Forestland Classification Committee

Next Public Meeting - To be determined

Location:  COCC Open Campus, 510 SE Lynn Blvd, Prineville 

Previous Meeting Minutes

September 22, 2014 - Agenda - Mintues

March 6, 2014 - Agenda - Minutes

January 27, 2014 -  Agenda - Minutes - Handouts

January 2, 2014 - Agenda - Minutes

December 16, 2013 - Agenda - Minutes

December 5, 2013 - Agenda - Minutes

November 25, 2013 - Agenda - Minutes

October 3, 2013 - Agenda - Minutes

September 5, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda

July 11, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda

June 6, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda

May 2, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda

April 9, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda

March 7, 2013 -  Minutes - Agenda - Handouts

February 7, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda - Handouts 

January 3, 2013 - Minutes - Agenda - Handouts

December 6, 2012 - Minutes - Agenda

November 1, 2012 - Minutes - Agenda

October 18, 2012 -  Minutes - Agenda


Additional Information

Issue Paper #1 - Who should do the initial mapping?
Issue Paper #2 - Mapping Standards - Polygon Size
Issue Paper #6 - Juniper Classification
Issue Paper #7 - Agricultural and CRP Lands
Issue Paper #8 - Class 2 vs Class 3 Mapping Standards

Crook County Forestland Presentation - October 18, 2012

Crook County Forestland Classification By-Laws

Forestland Classification Law

Forestland Classification Frequently Asked Questions

Forestland Classification Written Testimony Form

Application to Combine Contiguous Lots


Forestland Classification Maps


Crook County Property Research Database 

Crook County Classification Interactive Map

   Interactive Map Instructions


Individual Maps for Viewing or Download
To view the below, please open the Vicinity Map first to locate which Township and Range your tax lot is in.  Follow this, by opening the corresponding detailed map by Township and Range. The below are very large files with a lot of detail.  Please be patient when downloading.     

     Crook County Vicinity Map 
       -Township 12S Range 16E (9 mb) 
       -Township 12S Range 17E (9 mb) 
       -Township 12S Range 18E (8 mb)
       -Township 12S Range 19E (9 mb)
       -Township 13S Range 15E (8 mb) 
       -Township 13S Range 16E (9 mb)
       -Township 13S Range 17E (9 mb)
       -Township 13S Range 18E (9 mb) 
       -Township 13S Range 19E (10 mb) 
       -Township 13S Range 20E (9 mb) 
       -Township 13S Range 21E (9 mb)
       -Township 13S Range 22E (9 mb) 
       -Township 14S Range 14E (7 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 15E (7 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 16E (9 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 17E (8 mb) 
       -Township 14S Range 18E (9 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 19E (10 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 20E (9 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 21E (7 mb)
       -Township 14S Range 22E (9 mb) 
       -Township 14S Range 23E (8 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 14E (8 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 15E (7 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 16E (9 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 17E (7 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 18E (9 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 19E (9 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 20E (10 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 21E (9 mb) 
       -Township 15S Range 22E (8 mb)
       -Township 15S Range 23E (8 mb)
       -Township 15S Range 24E (8 mb)
       -Township 15S Range 25E (8 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 14E (9 mb)
       -Township 16S Range 15E (8 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 16E (9 mb)
       -Township 16S Range 17E (8 mb)
       -Township 16S Range 18E (8 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 19E (7 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 20E (8 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 21E (7 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 22E (6 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 23E (6 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 24E (6 mb) 
       -Township 16S Range 25E (6 mb)
       -Township 17S Range 15E (9 mb)
       -Township 17S Range 16E (8 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 17E (7 mb)
       -Township 17S Range 18E (8 mb)
       -Township 17S Range 19E (8 mb)
       -Township 17S Range 20E (8 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 21E (7 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 22E (7 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 23E (7 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 24E (6 mb) 
       -Township 17S Range 25E (6 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 15E (8 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 16E (7 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 17E (8 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 18E (8 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 19E (8 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 20E (8 mb)
       -Township 18S Range 21E (7 mb)
       -Township 18S Range 22E (7 mb)
       -Township 18S Range 23E (6 mb) 
       -Township 18S Range 24E (6 mb)
       -Township 18S Range 25E (5 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 17E (7 mb)
       -Township 19S Range 18E (8 mb)
       -Township 19S Range 19E (7 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 20E (7 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 21E (7 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 22E (6 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 23E (6 mb) 
       -Township 19S Range 24E (6 mb) 
       -Township 20S Range 20E (7 mb) 
       -Township 20S Range 21E (8 mb) 
       -Township 20S Range 22E (6 mb) 
       -Township 20S Range 23E (6 mb) 
       -Township 20S Range 24E (6 mb) 
       -Township 21S Range 21E (7 mb) 
       -Township 21S Range 22E (7 mb) 
       -Township 21S Range 23E (7 mb) 
       -Township 21S Range 24E (7 mb) 


Current Committee Members

Chairman          Tim Deboodt - OSU Extension Service

Secretary          Kevin Benton - ODF Representative

                       Casey Kump - Oregon State Fire Marshal

                       Ken Fahlgren - Crook County

                       John Morgan - Crook County

                       Chuck McGrath - Crook County