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News Releases - 2011
December
 
Free forestry publication available online 
December 19, 2011
 
Streamside protection, forest diversity on Forestry Board agenda
December 19, 2011
 
Stream project helps fish and serves as dry run for ecosystem credits market  
December 19, 2011
 
New Private Forests deputy chief selected by Forestry Department   
December 13, 2011
 
Landslide closes recreation area in Tillamook State Forest   
December 7, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets December 16 in Salem  
December 5, 2011

November
 
'Tis the season to visit the Tillamook Forest Center 
November 16, 2011
 
VIDEO - Governor John Kitzhaber addresses the Oregon Board of Forestry  
November 4, 2011
 
Think "safety" for autumn adventures in the Tillamook State Forest 
November 3, 2011
 
November 3, 2011
 
Forestry Board approves updated Elliott State Forest management plan  
November 3, 2011
 
Elliott State Forest road gating ends on November 4   
November 3, 2011
 

October
 
Governor to address Forestry Board on Nov. 3 
October 21, 2011
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets October 25 in Salem   
October 18, 2011
 
October 18, 2011
 
Draft Stewardship Agreement open for public comment and review   
October 17, 2011
 
Now is a great time to appreciate fall color in Oregon 
October 11, 2011
 
Moderate 2011 wildfire season had its moments
October 11, 2011
 
Wildfire in northeast Oregon underscores east-west climate difference 
October 10, 2011
 
County advisory group for forestry to meet October 21 
October 10, 2011
 

September
 
New Sudden Oak Death site found in Curry County   
September 30, 2011
 
Dry conditions on season opener mean fire caution for hunters
September 28, 2011
 
Southern Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets October 12 in Roseburg  
September 28, 2011
 
Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets October 11 in Prineville   
September 27, 2011
 
Fire information booth for hunters scheduled for central and eastern Oregon  
September 21, 2011
 
NW Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets October 5 in Forest Grove  
September 20, 2011
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets September 29 in Salem  
September 20, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets September 27, welcomes forest industry member   
September 19, 2011
 
State forester urges caution with fire during hot weather   
September 7, 2011
 
Portions of Elliott State Forest gated to reduce vehicle access   
September 2, 2011
 
 

August
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets September 7 in Salem  
August 26, 2011
 
Water trees deeply during warm spells 
August 25, 2011
 
Forestry Board to discuss fire economics, biomass at Lakeview mtg
August 22, 2011
 
Seasonal road restrictions announced for hunters in Tillamook State Forest
August 19, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets August 31 in Salem  
August 19, 2011
 
NW, West Ore. to increase fire prevention restrictions 08-20
August 18, 2011
 
Forestry officials warn of extreme fire danger in central Oregon
August 17, 2011
 
"Return from the Burn" set for August 20-21 at Tillamook Forest Center 
August 15, 2011
 
Media Release from the Rogue Valley Fire Cooperative:
Wildfire survey results exceed expectations 
August 12, 2011
 
August 11, 2011
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets August 22 in Salem  
August 11, 2011
 
South Cascade District steps up fire safety restrictions 
August 8, 2011
 
Western Lane District to increase fire restrictions August 12 
August 8, 2011
 
 

July
 
Smoke Management Advisory Committee to meet Aug. 3, Salem 
July 29, 2011
 
Tillamook Forest Center greets 250,000 visitors 
July 29, 2011
 
Topping harms trees, shortens their benefits 
July 26, 2011
 
Forestry Board to meet in Coos Bay July 28
July 21, 2011
 
Forestry Department releases plans to implement new management direction in Tillamook, Clatsop state forests; phase-in provides flexibility for further review
July 19, 2011
 
County advisory group to review forest plans July 21
July 8, 2011
 
NW Oregon to enter wildfire season July 11
July 8, 2011
 
Central Oregon District tightens fire prevention restrictions
July 7, 2011
 
Fire training exercise at Camp Rilea, July 9-10 
July 7, 2011
 
 

June
Smoke Mgmt Advisory Committee meeting June 29 CANCELED 
June 28, 2011
 
South Cascade, Western Lane districts declare wildfire season July 2
 
June 28, 2011
 
VIDEO - Firework Safety: Keep it safe, keep it legal  
June 27, 2011
 
Be mindful of fire safety in the forest over the Fourth
June 23, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets June 30 in Salem  
June 22, 2011
 
Smoke Mgmt Adv Committee to meet 6-29, Salem 
June 21, 2011
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets June 28 in Salem  
June 21, 2011
 
Public tour of Clatsop State Forest and advisory group meeting set for June 28 & 29   
June 14, 2011
 
2010 Oregon timber harvest rebounds from record low
June 8, 2011
 
Oregon firefighters honing skills on wildfires in other states
June 8, 2011
 
Forestry Board to hold executive session on June 13  
June 7, 2011
 
Court orders restitution in Elliott State Forest tree removal, road damage case  
June 7, 2011
 
Oregon forestry awards recognize those devoted to community tree care  
June 3, 2011
 
Elliott State Forest plans available for public review; meetings in Roseburg and North Bend scheduled  
June 1, 2011
 
 

May
 
District fire budgets on Forestry Board June 8 agenda 
May 31, 2011
 
June 2011 volunteer opportunities in the Tillamook State Forest 
May 31, 2011
 
Pioneer Village earns national recognition for wildfire preparedness
May 23, 2011
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets May 26 in Salem  
May 19, 2011
 
Ready for fire season – whenever it finally arrives
 May 18, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets May 24 in Salem  
May 16, 2011
 
Call for Projects - Oregon's Forest Legacy Program  
May 12, 2011
 
Volunteer opportunities in the Tillamook State Forest during May 
May 11, 2011
 
Public comment period begins on Elliott State Forest management 
May 4, 2011
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on May 10
May 3, 2011
 

April
Forestry Board to hold meeting, pesticide workshop April 29 
April 21, 2011
 
County advisory group for forestry to meet May 6
 
April 21, 2011
 
Public meeting in Forest Grove May 5 to review State Forest management plan 
April 19, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets April 26 in Salem  
April 18, 2011
 
Meeting on forest stewardship and field tour planned for Klamath Falls April 27 and 28  
April 14, 2011
 
Public meeting in Astoria April 26 to review Clatsop State Forest management plan 
April 13, 2011
 
Forestry Board to meet on State Forest management proposal April 13
April 12, 2011
 
Public comment period on state forest plans opens April 11
April 11, 2011
 
Forestry Department to hold meeting on fire budget April 12, John Day
April 5, 2011
 
Forestry Department to hold meeting on fire budget April 13, Prineville
 April 4, 2011
 
Tillamook Forest Center celebrates 5th Anniversary 
April 1, 2011
 

March
 
Forestry Department to hold meeting on fire budget April 13, Prineville
March 31, 2011
 
Request for Comment - Boyer Family Land Company and Petersen Ranch LLC stewardship agreements 
March 31, 2011
 
Spring brings volunteer opportunities in the Tillamook State Forest
March 30, 2011
 
Oregon's Arbor Week begins Monday, April 4 
March 28, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets March 31 in Salem
March 23, 2011
 
Small-woodland owners earn seat on Committee for Family Forestlands 
March 14, 2011
 
Shellburg Falls reopens to walk-in access on March 18 
March 11, 2011
 
New trend maps about Oregon forests available on the Web
March 7, 2011
 
'Forests, Farms and People' report chronicles land-use change in Oregon
March 4, 2011
 
Forestry Board meeting, pesticide workshop scheduled March 9, 10
March 4, 2011
 
State Forests Advisory Committee meets March 11 in Forest Grove 
March 1, 2011
 
 

February
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on March 4 
February 28, 2011
 
Forest Biomass Work Group meets March 8 in Salem 
February 24, 2011
 
Regional Forest Practices Advisory Committees announce meeting in Springfield
February 18, 2011
 
Ad Hoc Forest Cluster Working Group meets on February 22 
February 18, 2011
 
Tired of high energy bills? Well-placed trees may help 
February 17, 2011
 
Forestry Department to celebrate century of service on Feb. 23 
February 17, 2011
 
Yamaha Awards GRANT of $26,204 to Oregon Department of Forestry, Tillamook District 
February 16, 2011
 
Steve Wilson is new North Cascade District Forester
February 11, 2011
 
Maxville project honors Oregon’s African-American loggers
February 8, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets February 15 in Salem
 February 7, 2011
 

January
 
Doug Decker selected as new Oregon State Forester 
January 26, 2011
 
Public invited to Jan. 25 forum with Oregon state forester finalists
January 18, 2011
 
Committee for Family Forestlands advocates for small-acreage forest owners; January meeting announced
January 13, 2011
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets January 20 in Salem
January 12, 2011
 
Ad Hoc Forest Cluster Working Group meets on January 18 
January 11, 2011
 
Forestry Board names finalists for state forester position
January 10, 2011
 
Forestry Board nears selection of new state forester, plans public forum
January 7, 2011
 
Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on January 10 
January 5, 2011