The Northeast Oregon District, of the Oregon Department of Forestry, is primarily responsible for providing wildfire protection on nearly 1.9 million acres of mostly private and some public forest and range lands in Baker, Grant, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties. In addition, the district administers the Oregon Forest Practices Act on forest management related activities that occur on private lands, and provides a significant amount of technical and financial forestry assistance to private landowners. A dedicated staff of 22 permanent, 52 seasonal, and 5 limited duration employees are located at the District headquarters in La Grande, unit offices in La Grande, Pendleton and Wallowa, a sub-unit office in Baker City, and an interagency dispatch center located in La Grande.
The Northeast Oregon District
is comprised of the District Headquarters office in La Grande, three unit offices - La Grande
- and one sub-unit office in Baker City
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