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Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on February 8
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: February 1, 2010
 
WHAT: Engaging Oregonians through collaborative efforts to advance understanding, assessment, and report of forest sustainability.
 
The Roundtable is an open, participant-driven network and a forum for discussion and action; a gathering place for anyone who is interested in Oregon’s forests – to share information, evaluate and discuss forest conditions and trends, build common ground, and help shape a common understanding and vision for the future of Oregon’s forests.
 
During this meeting, the Roundtable will hear a report on recent Board of Forestry discussion and action regarding the Roundtable concept; begin work on a draft charter; discuss short-term communications and outreach, and future meeting logistics; begin work on a draft shot-term work plan; and finalize agreement on next steps.
 
WHO: The Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests
 
WHEN: 9: a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, February 8, 2010
 
WHERE: Oregon Department of Forestry Salem Campus, Tillamook Conference Room - Building C, 2600 State Street
 
WHY: The Roundtable creates the opportunity to promote forest resource management in a manner that integrates environmental, economic, and social considerations, using the goals and objectives of the Forestry Program for Oregon and the Oregon Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management as common state frameworks.
 
MORE INFORMATION:  More information about the Roundtable, including the February 8 meeting agenda, is available on the Roundtable’s website at: http://www.oregon.gov/ODF/indicators/roundtable.shtml.
 
Contact: David Morman, Oregon Department of Forestry, at 503-945-7413 or dmorman@odf.state.or.us.
 
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