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Northwest Oregon State Forests Management Plan News
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These or earlier issues of Horizons are available from the Planning Specialist  or by calling (503) 945-7258. 
Contents:  NW & SW forest management plans adopted; Input wanted on district-level plans; Implementation plans specify current-day & future conditions; New plans chart course to diverse landscapes; Monitoring plan to assess effects of implementation; ODF continues outreach to public; Land classification system maps also offered for review during 90-day comment period; ODF looks to set rules for acquiring, trading land.
Contents:  Forest management plans appear ready for rule-making; OSU analysis shows SBM creates older forests and good harvests; NW forest plan changes to reflect watershed health as a key goal; Implementation plans spell out how FMP applies to each forest; Swiss needle cast, other disturbances addressed in district plans; SBM rotates complex stand structures across landscape for habitat; Seven management alternatives analyzed; State Fair forestry display traces Tillamook State Forest history; County group seeks to enhance ongoing communications with BOF; Roy Woo takes deputy slot, Bordelon moves to NW Oregon Area
Contents:  Year 2000 goal in sight for forest plans; Scientific panel reviews western Oregon Habitat Conservation Plan; Public interest committee identifies key HCP issues; Public makes comments on April 1998 draft FMPs and HCPs; Land classification hearings draw public interest and ideas; New roads manual is essential connection between FMP, HCP; An overview of public participation in planning of state forests; State Forests Program staff reorganize to boost efficiency