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Forest sustainability discussion in Portland on November 23
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: November 17, 2010
 
 
WHAT:  Join the Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests, the Portland State University Hatfield School of Government, and the Oregon Department of Forestry for an informal discussion on defining and measuring forest sustainability in Oregon.
 
WHO:  Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests, the Portland State University Hatfield School of Government, and the Oregon Department of Forestry
 
WHEN:  10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, November 23, 2010
 
WHERE:  Room 236, Smith Memorial Student Unit, Portland State University, Portland. Campus map available at: http://www.pdx.edu/campus-map
 
WHY:  1) Introduce anyone who is interested in sustainable forest management to concepts being used at the state, national, and international scales; the Board of Forestry’s strategic plan – the Forestry Program for Oregon; Oregon’s Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management – the Board’s measuring sticks towards achieving sustainable forests in Oregon; and the Roundtable on Sustainable Forests – an open, participant-driven network and a forum for discussion and action; a gathering place for anyone who is interested in Oregon’s forests. 2) Identify possible linkages between these sustainable forestry initiatives and forest resource issues, policies, planning, management, practices, research, and sustainability initiatives in other sectors. 3) Discuss how forest landowners, state and federal agencies, local governments, tribal governments, non-governmental organizations, academia, and private citizens can promote collaborative conversations on the meaning and implementation of sustainable forest management at a landscape scale.  Presenters/moderators: Jennifer Allen, Associate Professor, Public Administration, Hatfield School of Government, and David Morman, Forest Resources Planning Program Director, Oregon Department of Forestry.
 
MORE INFORMATION/CONTACT:  David Morman, Oregon Department of Forestry, at 503-945-7413 or dmorman@odf.state.or.us.
 
Visit:   http://www.oregon.gov/ODF/BOARD/fpfo2011.shtml
            http://www.oregon.gov/ODF/indicators