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Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on January 10
 
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: January 5, 2011
 
 
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 review and evaluate technical reports on indicators of sustainable forest management addressing Oregon’s timber harvest trends, the biological integrity of forest streams, tree mortality, invasive species trends, and extent of area by forest cover type in protected area categories.
 
WHO: The Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests.
 
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, January 10, 2011.
 
WHERE: Clackamas Community College – Gregory Forum Building, 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City.
 
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 January 10 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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