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Dallas Unit

Dallas Unit Contact Information

This is a sign for the Dallas Unit office in for the Oregon Department of Forestry in Dallas, OR

Oregon Department
of Forestry
Dallas Unit
825 Oak Villa Road
Dallas OR  97338
Phone:(503) 934-8146
FAX:(503) 623-9034 
Office Hours: 
Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

West Oregon Dispatch Hours

Monday-Sunday (7-days)

Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00PM

Dispatch Phone:  (541) 929-9154
Map to Dallas Unit 
(pdf format)   
The Dallas Unit is part of the West Oregon District, which includes unit offices in Philomath and Toledo

Please contact the Philomath Office for all questions regarding State Forests, Miscellaneous Forest Permits, and Woodcutting.
Map to Dallas Unit (pdf format)

Contact Information:
 Jeff Classen   Unit Forester  (503) 934-8151
 Jason Rayburn   Wildland Fire Supervisor  (503) 934-8148
 David Thompson   Stewardship Forester - S Polk County  (503) 934-8149
 Jennifer Erdmann   Stewardship Forester - SW Yamhill, NW Polk Counties

 (503) 934-8150

 Jerrin Robbins                   Community Wildfire Forester                                                                        (503) 934-8152 
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Burn Permits

The West Oregon District is currently IN Fire Season. All burning is prohibited within the district.

Please call the office for recent smoke and burn information. To

apply for
slash burning permits or submit burn plans, call (503) 934-8148.


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Fire Information

The West Oregon District entered Fire Season at 1:00 AM on 06/16/15.  Regulated Use closures and restrictions have been proclaimed for the distict beginning 6/22/15.






Number 2

Effective: 1:00 a.m., PDT, June 22, 2015
By virtue of the authority vested in me under the provisions of ORS 477.535 to 477.550, I hereby proclaim a Regulated Closure to be in effect in the following subject area:
All lands protected by the West Oregon Forest Protection District and all forestland within one-eighth mile thereof.
Under this Regulated Closure, except as to the owner’s legal right of entry upon their land, entry to all forestland is unlawful unless entrants comply with the following restrictions:
·         Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in vehicles on improved roads.
·         Open fires are prohibited, including campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires and warming fires, except at designated locations.  Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed.
·         Chain saw use is prohibited.
·         Use of motorized vehicles, including motorcycles and all terrain vehicles, is prohibited, except on improved roads.
·         Possession of the following fire fighting equipment is required while traveling, except on state highways, county roads and driveways: one shovel and one gallon of water or one operational 2½ pound or larger fire extinguisher.
·         Use of fireworks is prohibited.
·         Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is prohibited.
·         Mowing of dried and cured grass with power driven equipment is prohibited, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., except for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops.
The State Forester or an authorized representative may, in writing, approve a modification or waiver of these requirements.
These restrictions shall remain in effect until replaced, suspended, or terminated by an additional proclamation of the State Forester or an authorized representative.
Maps of the subject area may be viewed at the State Forester's Office, in Salem, Oregon, and at principal offices of the Forest Protection District.
Definitions of words and phrases used in this proclamation may be found in ORS 477.001, OAR 629-041-0005, and at:
Tom Fields, Fire Prevention Coordinator
            ODF Fire Protection Program
June 18, 2015

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