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State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets June 28 in Salem
June 21, 2011
Contact:          
Kevin Weeks (503) 945-7427
  
Oregon’s State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee will meet on Tuesday June 28, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) headquarters in Salem, 2600 State Street (Operations Building D - Santiam meeting room).
 
The proposed agenda for the meeting is scheduled to include discussion about the Forest Legacy Program, including finalizing the Committee’s recommendation for Oregon’s Forest Legacy Areas – distinct geographic regions defining eligibility for consideration of Forest Legacy Program funding. Discussion is also planned about the upcoming application, review & ranking process for submitting Oregon’s projects for federal FY 2013 Forest Legacy Program funding considerations. Also scheduled is an update on the Uniform Resource Plan Project – a collaborative project where state and federal agencies along with non-governmental forest certification program agree on a set of guidelines and tools for forest management planning by family forest landowners.
 
Public comments are scheduled to be heard at 10:00 a.m.
 
Members of the public are invited to attend and participate in the meeting. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Questions about accessibility or special accommodations for the meeting can be directed to the Oregon Department of Forestry at 503-945-7368.
 
Additional information about the State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee is available on ODF’s web site at: www.oregon.gov/ODF/RESOURCE_PLANNING/sfscc.shtml 
 
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Oregon Forest Legacy Program