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Smoke Management Advisory Committee to meet March 17, Salem
03/10/2008
WHAT – The Smoke Management Advisory Committee will continue work on implementing revisions to the Oregon Smoke Management Plan. (See meeting agenda below.) The plan regulates prescribed burning on forestlands throughout Oregon, with an aim to minimize the impact on air quality while maintaining forest burning as a management tool.
 
WHO – The meeting is open to the public, and public comment will be received prior to the close.
 
WHEN – 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, March 17, 2008.
 
WHERE – Oregon Dept. of Forestry headquarters, Administration Building C - the Clatsop Room, 2600 State St. in Salem.
 
MORE INFO – On the web, www.oregon.gov/ODF/FIRE/fire.shtml#Smoke_Management, or contact Rod Nichols, Oregon Dept. of Forestry, 503-945-7425, rnichols@odf.state.or.us
 
MEETING AGENDA
9:00 a.m. Introductions – Administrative details
9:15   Implementation Status
9:45  Field Coordinator Position Description
10:20  Break
10:30  Technology Update – SODAR (sonic detection and ranging)
10:45  Fund Status
11:30  Public Comment 
11:45  Committee Membership/Next Meeting
12:00  Adjourn
 
Accommodations for people with disabilities, and special materials, services or assistance can be arranged by calling Cindy Smith, Oregon Department of Forestry, as early as possible prior to the meeting, 503-945-7442, text telephone 503-945-7213 (in Salem).