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Financial Incentives for Private Forestland Owners
Bark Beetle Mitigation Funds
Goal:
 
To assist family forestland owners in prevention and restoration of areas affected by bark beetles.

Qualifications and specifications:
  • Projects may include the thinning of stands to reduce susceptibility to beetle attacks as well as site preparation or re-planting of previously affected areas.  
  • Projects should be focused on prevention or restoration.
  • Bark Beetle Mitigation funds are limited.
  • Funds are subject to local availability in areas of Eastern, Central, and Southern Oregon.
  • Areas adjacent to current bark beetle outbreaks or those deemed to be under imminent threat will receive the highest priority in selection.
  • 50% cost-share (cost reimbursement) will be provided to all landowners with qualified projects.
  • Costs of pruning or profitable salvage operations are noteligible.
  • Project specifications and technical assistance provided by the local ODF stewardship forester.
 
Application form (pdf)
 
For additional incentive program details and information contact your local ODF stewardship forester
 

  The Bark Beetle Mitigation program is made possible with funding and other program support provided by the USDA Forest Service, Pacific NW Region, State & Private Cooperative Forestry.
 

 
 
 
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