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  • Forestry Department invites public comment on operation plans and conservation areas

    This is a photo of the Tillamook State Forest.Draft 2015 Annual Operations Plans for state forestlands during the upcoming year (July 2014 through June 2015) are now available for public review and comment. These plans, developed by ODF districts that manage state forestlands, identify the specific activities that are planned for these forestlands - timber sales, reforestation, stream enhancement, road building, recreation projects, and more. The public is also invited to provide input on implementing high value conservation and special use areas to more clearly identify conservation measures on state forestlands. After public input, districts will review comments, and finalize operations plans and identification of high value conservation areas for the State Forester's review and and approval. Public input is open through May 2, 2014.

    Public Input and Comment Process
                                                  Draft 2015 Annual Operations Plans
                                                  High Value Conservation Areas

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Public Hearings/Comment PeriodsThis is a photo of a pine cone on the Gilchrist State Forest in eastern Oregon.
EPA and NOAA propose disapproval of Oregon’s coastal area pollution program This is a photo of a streamside improvement project in the Elliott State Forest.
Board of Forestry Subcommittees
  • This fire burned in the Deschutes National Forest in 2012, sending thick smoke into Sisters and other areas.  The 2013 Legislature directed the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Forestry to report on the fire's impacts.
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This is a photo of a fire in an urban interface area.Fire Information
The department protects approximately 16 million acres of private and public forestlands. Fire updates are posted on the department's blog during fire season.
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Agency InformationThis is a photo of a road through a thinned state forest stand.
Social MediaThis is a graphic image of various social media platform logos.
You will find the Oregon Department of Forestry on various social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr.


Tillamook Forest Center This is a graphic of the Tillamook Forest Center Logo.
The Tillamook Forest Center has re-opend on March 1st for the 2014 season. Spring hours are Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come on out soon and find yourself in the forest!
Forest History Center This is a photo of the Civilian Conservation Corps Statute at the Forest History Center.
Winter Hours: The Forest History Center on the Oregon Department of Forestry's Salem Campus is open on Fridays from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., and at other times by appointment. Come by and learn more about Oregon's forest past.