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Tillamook District

General Information

Oregon Department of Forestry
5005 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone:  (503) 842-2545
FAX:     (503) 842-3143 
Office hours: Monday through Friday (except holidays) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
After hours recorded message line: (503) 842-2548 

Office location map

Kate Skinner  District Forester (503) 815-7001
Barb Moore  Assistant District Forester (503) 815-7002
Tina Meyers  Office Manager (503) 815-7003
Howard Harrison  Website Administrator (503) 815-7007

(Additional contact information available below)


About the District

The Tillamook District is part of the Northwest Oregon Area of the Oregon Department of ForestryThis is a photo of the exterior of the Tillamook District office building..  The district manages the western portion of the Tillamook State Forest for a wide variety of forest resources and uses. (The eastern portion of the Tillamook State Forest is managed by the Forest Grove District.) The district administers rules and laws applicable to forest activities, and provides fire protection on state and privately owned land within the district. For more information on the district please see the Tillamook District Annual Report.


For assistance contact:
Clyde Zeller, Recreation Unit Forester (503) 815-7065

Tillamook State Forest selected as 2015 Hot Spot 

Fire season begins June, 16 at 0100 hours

2015/08/19 Campfire ban in effect for Tillamook County 

Regulate Use closure begins June 19 at 1300 hours ( map in PDF format )


Personal Firewood and Special Forest Products Permits 

Note:  Sales of woodcutting permits have stopped for the duration of fire season

Permits for the Tillamook District are available outside of fire season at the Tillamook office, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except on State holidays).
Personal firewood permits must be purchased by the individual who will be named on the permit. The license number of the vehicle to be used for hauling the wood is required at the time of purchase.  
Cost is $20 (no checks accepted) and permit is valid for 2 cords or 3 weeks, whichever comes first. Individuals or households are limited to 3 permits in a 12 month period and only one permit at a time will be issued per individual or household. 
A map of the area and environmental guidelines will be provided at the time of purchase.
For further information call the office or, after 5 p.m., call the recorded message line at: (503) 842-2548 *650
Information on other special forest products

Fire Information 

 This is a fire danger level graphic showing that today's fire danger is high.







For assistance contact:

 Name    Phone
 Ed Wallmark   Protection Unit Forester  (503) 815-7050
 Jennifer Wallmark   Dispatcher  (503) 815-7006
 Kevin Hill   Wildland Fire Supervisor  (503) 815-7051


Fire season begins June, 16 at 0100 hours
Regulate Use closure begins June 19 at 1300 hours ( map in PDF format )

Tillamook District is comprised of two Regulated Use Areas ( Interactive Map ) 
Current Industrial Fire Precaution Levels (IFPL) and Regulated Use status
Industrial Fire Precaution Level definitions and restrictions 
After 5 p.m. call recorded message line at (503) 842-2548 for current information. 
Fire Protection Program 
June 8, 2012: Updated Northwest Oregon Protection District maps are available at Tillamook, Forest Grove and Astoria District offices ($6.00)



For assistance contact:
Erick Finnell, Reforestation Unit Forester  (503) 815-7023

Private Forests 


For assistance contact:

Mark Main, Stewardship Forester, southern district  (503) 815-7052

Jasen McCoy, Stewardship Forester, northern district (503) 815-7021
Private Forest Program

Western Tent Caterpillar information

State Forest Management 

For assistance contact:

Name  Unit Phone
 Colleen Kiser  Planning  (503) 815-7042
 Joe Travers  Contract Administration (503) 815-7030
 Scott Bushnell  Forest Roads (503) 815-7070

District timber sales

 Wet-weather hauling information

State Forest Management Program
Annual Operation Plans
Implementation Plans

Timbersale download files

News Releases 

  • Oregon Department of Forestry news releases 
  • 2012/06/08  Updated Northwest Oregon Protection District maps are available at Tillamook, Forest Grove, and Astoria District offices ($6.00)
  • 2015/06/24 Tillamook County burn ban goes into effect
  • 2015/07/09 Diamond Mill road closed at mile post 5 due to logging operation until further notice
  • 2015/08/17 NW Oregon steps up forest restrictions due to rising fire danger
  • 2015/08/19 Campfires banned throughout Tillamook County