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Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on November 22
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: November 12, 2010
WHAT: Engaging Oregonians through collaborative efforts to advance understanding, assessment, and reporting 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 discuss the proposed 2011 update of the Forestry Program for Oregon, the Oregon Board of Forestry’s strategic plan for promoting the sustainable management of all of the state’s public and private forests. The Roundtable will also evaluate a technical report on an indicator of sustainable forest management addressing Oregon’s timber harvest trends.
WHO: The Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests
WHEN: 9: a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, November 22, 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 November 22 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.