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Forest Practices
Forest Practices
 
   The Central Oregon District provides oversight on forest operations covering eleven Counties in
   Oregon.  These operations cover timber harvesting, reforestation, road construction and
   maintenance, chemical applications, slash treatments and several more.  It is important that you
   contact the Oregon Department of Forestry prior to conducting any forest operation.  Below
   are contact information for the Counties in Central Oregon or you can click on the link to learn
   more about the Forest Practices Act.
 
   Oregon Department of Forestry's Forest Practices Act Website
 
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Contact Information by County
 
   Central Oregon District - Boone Zimmerlee (541) 447-5658 x 233 
  
   Crook County - Stu Otto (541) 447-5658 x 232
 
   Deschutes County - Stu Otto (541) 447-5658 x 232
 
   Gilliam County - Elden Ward *(541) 447-5658 x 235 
  
   Grant County - Kirk Ausland (541) 575-1139
 
   Harney County - Kirk Ausland (541) 575-1139
 
   Hood River CountyChet Behling (541) 296-4626
 
   Jefferson County - Elden Ward (541) 447-5658 x 235
 
   Lake County - Kirk Ausland (541) 575-1139
 
   Morrow County - Elden Ward *(541) 447-5658 x 235 
  
   Sherman County - Chet Behling (541) 296-4626
 
   Wasco County - Chet Behling (541) 296-4626
 
   Wheeler County - Elden Ward *(541) 447-5658 x 235