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Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
Goals & Specifications:
Restore and enhance ecosystems and habitat for threatened and endangered species while promoting sustainable timber harvests on working forest lands. 
  • Those who enter into a Permanent Easement receive 100 percent of the appraised easement value and 100 percent of the average cost of practices. Those who select a 10-Year Easement receive 50 percent of the average cost of practices.
  • The property must be 40 acres or more of private, working forest land that will contribute existing northern spotted owl habitat.
  • The participant develops a Forest Stewardship Plan and participates in a Safe Harbor agreement for the protection of spotted owl habitat.
Information and applications are available at the local Natural Resource Conservation Service officeUS Fish and Wildlife Service, or Oregon Department of Forestry.