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News Releases - 2012

 

December

 

Imeson, Rose new Forestry Board members
December 12, 2012

Edtiorial:  Forest owners need help
posted: December 6, 2012 

 
November

 

November 29, 2012
 

Smoke management committee meets December 4 in Salem
November 29, 2012

 
 
 
 

 

 

 
October

 

 
 

Central Oregon District to end fire season October 20
October 19, 2012

Smoke management committee meets October 24 in Salem
October 17, 2012

 
 
 
 
October 9, 2012
 
 
October 8, 2012
 
October 7, 2012
 
October 5, 2012
 
October 4, 2012
 

Fire Season still in effect:  Campfires only allowed in designated campgrounds
October 2, 2012

 
September

Burning ban remains in effect in Linn, Benton, and Marion counties
September 25, 2012

Prescribed burn at The Oregon Garden aims to re-create oak savannah
September 20, 2012

Oregon's Wildland Arson Patrol nets award from Oregon Chapter 31 International Association of Arson Investigators
September 19, 2012

Fire Danger Extreme: Campfires Prohibited
September 18, 2012

Wildfire danger level rises in northwest Oregon forests on September 17
September 17, 2012

Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets September 20 in Salem
September 14, 2012

Oregon's Committee for Family Forestlands meets September 17 in Salem
September 11, 2012

Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets September 25 in Lakeview
September 10, 2012

Recreation on private forests hinges on fire conditions
September 7, 2012 

Hunter Information Booths open in central Oregon next week
September 6, 2012

Campfire close calls on Tillamook State Forest over Labor Day
September 6, 2012

 
August

Labor Day reminder: Wildfire danger persists
August 29, 2012 

Fire season update, opinion polling report on Forestry Board's September 5 agenda
August 29, 2012

Seasonal road restrictions announced for hunters in the Tillamook State Forest
August 27, 2012

Smoke Management Committee Meets August 29 in Salem
August 23, 2012

Officials urge extra fire safety precautions as conditions grow extreme
August 16, 2012

Abandoned campfires pose wildfire risk on Tillamook State Forest
August 16, 2012

Western Lane District tightens wildfire restrictions
August 10, 2012

Veneta Forestry office replacing 1930s-era shop at no cost
August 9, 2012

Northwest Oregon increases fire safety precautions
August 7, 2012

ODF's West Oregon District increases fire safety restrictions
August 7, 2012

Water and soak trees deeply during warm spells
August 3, 2012

 

July

 

Forestry Board seeks to highlight conservation areas in state-owned forests
July 26, 2012

Forestry Board to meet 7-26 in Tillamook, tour state forest 7-27
July 16, 2012

 
Log exports boost 2011 Oregon timber harvest 
July 9, 2012
 
Regional Forest Practice Committees meet July 17 in Springfield   
July 2, 2012
 
 

 
June
 
Colorado fires a reminder to Oregonians  
June 29, 2012
 
New State Forests deputy chief selected by Forestry Department  
June 26, 2012
 
County advisory group for forestry to meet July 10
June 25, 2012
 
Fire School Begins Monday, June 25
June 22, 2012
 
Wildland Arson Patrol starts July 1
June 19, 2012
 
Lost Lake Recreation Site closed through June 30 for improvements
June 14, 2012
 
Fire safety in the forest on the Fourth
June 13, 2012
 
Smoke Management Review committee to meet June 21, Salem
June 12, 2012
 
Burning ban starts June 16 in Linn, Benton and Marion counties  
June 7, 2012
 
State Forests Advisory Committee meets June 19 in Salem; tours Santiam State Forest June 20   
June 6, 2012
 

 
May
 
Forestry Board to meet June 6 in Salem  
May 24, 2012
 
Hayco LLC draft stewardship agreement open for public comment and review  
May 23, 2012
 
Public invited to attend Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee Meeting May 24 
May 14, 2012
 
Public comment on state forest plans extended through June 1    
May 14, 2012
 
Elkton Reserve LLC draft stewardship agreement open for public comment and review   
May 10, 2012
 
Clatsop State Forest Recreation Committee members sought 
May 8, 2012
 
Wildfire Awareness Week is May 6 - 12 
May 2, 2012
 
Annual Urban Forestry Conference to explore restoration, enhancement of community natural areas 
May 1, 2012
 

 
April
 
Application period now open for forest conservation program 
April 24, 2012
 
Forestry Department opens North Cascade District 10-year plan for public comment  
April 23, 2012
 
Forestry Department opens West Oregon District 10-year plan for public comment  
April 23, 2012
 
New Forestry office in Sisters boosts fire response, customer service 
April 19, 2012
 
SW Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets May 3 in Roseburg  
April 19, 2012
 
NW Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets May 2 in Salem  
April 18, 2012 
 
Forestry Board to meet April 26 in Newport, tour Mid-Coast the 27th
April 17, 2012 
 
Public comment invited on state forest annual operations plans 
April 9, 2012
 
2012 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Awards Announced 
April 6, 2012
 

 
March
 
Oregon's Arbor Week begins on April 2nd 
March 27, 2012
 
Winter storms: proceed with caution, as many storm-damaged trees are worth saving 
March 22, 2012
 
Guide to help private forestland owners with stream improvements available  
March 22, 2012
 
Eastern Oregon Regional Forest Practices Committee meets April 4 in La Grande  
March 20, 2012
 
Grant applications sought for new Community Forest Program 
March 15, 2012
 
Board of Forestry, U.S. Forest Service leader explore collaborative opportunities for forest restoration 
March 7, 2012
 
State Forests Advisory Committee meets March 16 in Forest Grove  
March 2, 2012
 

 
February

 
Butte Creek Falls Trailhead and Campground closed during forestry operations that begin the first week in March 
February 27, 2012 

Wildfire funding, conservation areas on Forestry Board March 7 agenda 
February 27, 2012
 
Rimrock West leverages resources to reduce wildfire risk
February 23, 2012
 
Media Advisory: Oregon Board of Forestry 
February 15, 2012
 
State Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee meets February 21 in Salem  
February 14, 2012
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets February 17 in Salem  
February 7, 2012
 
County advisory group to meet February 17 
February 7, 2012

 
 

 
January
 
[ODF / Washington DNR] 
Douglas-fir tussock moth defoliation increases in the Blue Mountains  
January 20, 2012
 
Regional Forest Practices Committees meet February 9 in Eugene   
January 30, 2012 
 
Forest landowners asked to look for hazards in northwest Oregon forests
January 24, 2012
 
Smoke Management Advisory Committee to meet January 25, Salem
January 23, 2012
 
Storms and trees: evaluate and proceed with caution 
January 19, 2012
 
Forestry Board workshop to focus on planning processes
January 12, 2012
 
Committee for Family Forestlands meets January 18 in Salem  
January 6, 2012