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Oregon's Forest Atlas 2010 online edition
Oregon Land Use Types
 
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Keeping Oregon forestland as forest is crucial to providing the many benefits and values our forests provide. Oregon’s Land Use Planning Program has been successful in maintaining Oregon’s forest land base and managing where development occurs in the state. This is particularly apparent when compared with forest conversion trends in other states. Today, Oregon still retains 98 percent of the non-federal forestland that was present in 1974 and the Board of Forestry has established a policy target of ‘no net loss’ of non-federal wildland forest (forests with fewer that five structures per square mile) between 2010 and 2020. Changes in land use planning requirements, human population growth, and increasing land prices, create challenges to achieving this target.
 
For more information refer to the Oregon Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management: Area of non-federal forestland and development trends 
 

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Map showing general land uses in Oregon
 
This map shows general land use types across Oregon.
 
JPG version of the map - ( 2 Mb file)
 
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Detail zoom-in of Land Use Types - Bend metropolitan area
Map detail showing location of the detail zoom for the Bend, Oregon metropolitan area
 
This map shows general land uses in the Bend metropolitan area of Deschutes County.
 
JPG version of the map - ( 1.4 Mb file)

Detail zoom-in of Land Use Types - northern Clackamas County, Oregon
Map detail showing location of the detail zoom for the northern Clackamas County, Oregon area
 
This map displays general land uses in the northern Clackamas County area.

JPG version of the map - ( 1.7 Mb file)

Important information about Forest Atlas map products
Data for the Forest Atlas was compiled by staff with the Oregon Department of Forestry in 2010 using data generated by the U.S. Forest Service PNW Research Station in Corvallis, Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Forestry.
 
This product is for informational purposes, and may not be suitable for legal, engineering or surveying purposes. This information or data is provided with the understanding that conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user.

Data contained within the map products does not necessarily reflect conditions at a fine-detail level.  Some data models rely on site information at least one year old. All information published herein is gathered from sources which are thought to be reliable, but the reader should not assume that the information is official or final, especially for the purposes of land use determination. The Oregon Department of Forestry does not assume responsibility for errors, and all research information contained within the website is subject to change without notice.
 
Additional information is contained in the liability notice
 

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