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Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on March 4
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: February 28, 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 close out initial discussion on indicators of sustainable forest management on the biologic integrity of forest streams, tree mortality, and invasive species trends. The Roundtable will also review and evaluate indicators relating to sustainable forest management knowledge and ability to measure and report on all other indicators, forest ecosystem services contributions to society, forest road risks to soil and water resources, and forest fuel conditions related to wildfire risks.
 
WHO: The Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests.
 
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 4, 2011.
 
WHERE: Tillamook Conference Room – Building C, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem Campus, 2600 State Street, Salem.
 
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 March 4 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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