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Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests meets on May 10
Oregon Department of Forestry News Brief
Released: May 3, 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 the indicator of sustainable forest management that relates to knowledge of sustainable forest management. The Roundtable will also continue discussions on the indicator relating to the ability to measure and report on all Oregon Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management, receive reports from participants on other recent sustainable forestry developments, and identify the next steps for the Roundtable.
WHO: The Oregon Roundtable on Sustainable Forests.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 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 May 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.