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November 2017

Grants awarded for heritage projects throughout the state

Accepting comments on proposed adoption of master plans for Tryon Creek State Natural Area and parks in the Columbia Gorge

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Dec. 1, 2017

Foster-Simmons House listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Reed-Cobb-Bowser House and Barn listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Redmond Downtown Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Peacock Lane Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Parking fee waived for 'Green Friday' at Oregon State Parks

October 2017

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet November 14-15 in Cascade Locks

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department accepting comments on proposal to allow WAG bags on the Deschutes River Scenic Waterway


Oregon Parks and Recreation Department accepting comments on adding tribal governments to the Veterans' and War Memorial Grant Program

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department received three bids for surplus property near Monroe

Campground, trails to close at Stub Stewart State Park starting Nov. 1 during a four-month forest thinning project

OPRD seeks to fill position on grant committee that advises on statewide trails

OPRD seeks feedback on proposal to add a section of Nehalem River to the State Scenic Waterways Program

OPRD invites public to participate in master plan for Smith Rock State Park

Historic Assessment Review Committee to meet October 17th in Salem


Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation meets in Salem

New Oregon State Park camping rates go into effect Nov. 1, 2017

Heritage Commission to meet October 22-23 in Enterprise

Medford, Pendleton and Portland residents appointed to Oregon historic cemeteries commission

September 2017

OPRD seeks to fill two ATV Advisory Committee positions

OPRD seeks to fill three ATV Highway Access Routes Advisory Committee positions

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department now taking sealed bids to sell unused parcel near Monroe

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets October 13 in Moro

Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) to host annual Salmonberry Coalition Meeting Oct. 3

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department opens four Columbia River Gorge state parks

15th annual archaeology series slated for Smith Rock State Park

2018-2023 SHPO Preservation Plan Open for Public Comment

ATV Grant Subcommittee to meet in Oakridge Sept. 23

OPRD announces short-term closure of Ecola State Park Sept. 11-12

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet September 19-20 in Grant and Baker Counties

OPRD seeks volunteers to serve on advisory committee for county park grant program


Tree removal scheduled this fall at Nehalem Bay Airstrip

Downtown Oregon City named a semi-finalist for 2018 Great American Main Street Award

August 2017

Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant Program receives $5 million in funding

OPRD will hold public meeting Sept. 19 in Prineville for proposed Crooked River Canyon Scenic Bikeway

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department accepting comments on overnight camping rate proposed change

Oregon State Parks lifts statewide campfire ban in parks: now allowed in designated campgrounds, but local restrictions remain

Campfires prohibited in Oregon State Parks and on beaches

OPRD invites public to participate in master plan for Wallowa County's state parks

OPRD seeks feedback on proposal to add a section of Nehalem River to the State Scenic Waterways Program

Oregon Parks and Recreation Seeks Wolf Creek Inn Operator

Pilot Butte Canal: Downtown Redmond Segment Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Grants available for Oregon heritage and history projects

Volunteers sought for statewide cemetery cleanup 

July 2017

Blanket Creek fire camp set up at Joseph Stewart State Recreation Site

Triangle Lake Round Barn Listed in National Register of Historic Places

Jacob Clearwater Farmhouse listed in National Register of Historic Places

Portland Sanitarium Nurses' Quarters listed in National Register of Historic Places

Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita is one of Oregon's latest entries in the National Register of Historic Places

Shark sightings reported off Oregon north coast prompt advisory

Salmonberry Trail meeting set for August 4 In Grand Ronde

Heritage Commission to meet July 23-24 in Roseburg

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council seeking award nominees

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department taking comments on rule amendments covering fees for agency public records

Volunteer recruitment and management workshop offered July 14 in Brookings

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets July 14 in Brookings

June 2017

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council looking for new members

Grants awarded for historic properties and archaeology projects throughout the state

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council to meet July 21 in Astoria

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office is Going Digital

The beach is coming to Salem! Celebrate the Beach Bill's golden anniversary July 8 at the state Capitol

Grants awarded for museums throughout the state

Grants awarded for historic cemetery projects throughout the state

Couple honored for host work at Kam Wah Chung

State historic cemeteries commission seeks new members

Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in Redmond

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet June 13-14 in Keizer and welcome three new commissioners

May 2017

Guided Mountain Biking Tours start May 28 at LaPine State Park

Western Snowy Plover chicks on north coast beach

Expert geologist to host hikes and talks at central Oregon parks June 2-4

Enjoy free camping and day-use parking for State Parks Day on June 3

Visitors to Farewell Bend State Recreation Area can now park for free

Second Annual Willamette Greenway Celebration Paddle offers free guided trip June 17

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department offering unused parcel near Monroe for sale

Committee to review historic building grant applications

Two state heritage boards to meet June 5

Heritage tourism workshop slated for Ontario

Heritage tourism workshop slated for Roseburg

Oregon Scenic Bikeways Committee Meeting in Salem June 8

Brookings couple honored as outstanding park hosts

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department honors outstanding park hosts

Salmonberry Trail meeting set June 2

Committee to review museum grant applications

Committee to review historic cemetery grant applications

Notice of Land and Water Conservation Fund conversion analysis

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office recommends National Park Service not list Eastmoreland in National Register of Historic Places 

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Director decides not to re-open rulemaking for Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway

OPRD invites public to weigh in on future of Lincoln County state parks

Grants awarded for main streets throughout the state

Prineville Reservoir Star Party set for May 20

Preservation Month Fair May 11 at the Oregon State Capitol  

April 2017

Damaged entrance road again closes Ecola State Park 

2017 Oregon Heritage Fellows to Give Presentations on April 26

Portions of State Capitol State Park grounds closed April 24 through mid-May

Oregon State University holding tsunami drill at South Beach State Park May 11

Extra 1000 Oregon State Park eclipse sites sold out


Oregon State Parks to open 1,000 additional eclipse campsites on April 19


OPRD seeks to fill two remaining ATV Advisory Committee positions 


Two state heritage commissions to meet April 27 in Newberg


Oregon Historic Trails Advisory Council meets April 29 in Albany

Fort Stevens State Park to control mosquito larvae this spring and summer

March 2017

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will solicit for bids on bungee jumping concession at Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint

Salmonberry Trail meeting set April 6, 2017

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Apr. 4-5 at Silver Falls State Park

Dr. Homer H. Harris House listed in the National Register of Historic Places

2017 Spring Whale Watch Week runs March 25-31

OPRD invites novice campers to 'Let's Go Camping'

OPRD seeks to fill two open RTP Advisory Committee positions

February 2017

Bend receives Heritage All-Star Community designation

Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival designated an Oregon Heritage Tradition

Woodburn Fiesta Mexicana designated an Oregon Heritage Tradition

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area closed

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office Asks, What Makes Oregon Special? In Series of Public Meetings

Alco Apartments listed in the National Register of Historic Places

State Scenic Bikeway Committee Meeting Feb. 28 in Salem

Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in Portland

January 2017

Neighborhood meetings set for February to discuss 1-mile section of Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway

OPRD seeks to fill four open ATV Advisory Committee positions -- Timeline Extended 

OPRD seeks to fill a seat on the State Scenic Bikeway Committee

OPRD invites public to a Feb. 15 planning meeting for Silver Falls State Park trails

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Feb. 7-8 in Woodburn 

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets February 3 via conference call

22nd Annual Eagle Watch set for Feb. 25-26; youth eagle art contest deadline is Feb. 17

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Feb. 3, 2017 in Salem

2017 Historic Cemetery Award Nominations Announced 

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to conduct public meeting for proposed Sherars Falls Scenic Bikeway in Maupin

ATV Grant Subcommittee meets in Salem Feb. 7-9

Heritage Commission to meet January 22-23 in Woodburn

Grants available for historic properties and archaeology projects

Grants available for Oregon museum projects

Grants available for historic cemetery projects

Grants available for main street building projects

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Coos Bay Jan. 27, 2017

OPRD seeks to fill four open ATV Advisory Committee positions

Meeting set Jan. 23 to identify waterways for State Scenic Waterway candidate study

December 2016

OPRD invites the public to participate in planning the future of Smith Rock State Park 

Whale Watching Week set Dec. 27-31 along the Oregon coast

Guided hikes set for Jan. 1, 2017

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department begins review of scenic waterway upstream from Bend

November 2016

Oregon State Parks annual parking permits on sale in December

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Dec. 2 in Tillamook

​State Park camping reservations for 2017 eclipse booked in record time, some sites still available just outside the path

Parking fee waived for 'Green Friday' at Oregon State Parks

Expect construction delays on access road to Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trail

​Oregon State Park launches holiday gifts online

​Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Nov. 15-16 in Cannon Beach

Camping reservations to open Nov. 17, 2016 for eclipse viewing at Oregon State Parks

October 2016

Todd Mayberry selected as Oregon Heritage Commission coordinator

State Scenic Bikeway Committee Meets Oct. 26 in Salem

Public invited to comment on proposal to close Lincoln City beach to motor vehicles

Fall storm prompts state park closures and advisories

Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in Sisters

Reported shark attack offshore from Ecola State Park prompts advisory

Recruiting volunteers for the 2016-2017 Whale Watching Spoken Here program

Matías Trejo De Dios of Salem appointed to Oregon Heritage Commission

Laura Ferguson of Bend appointed to Oregon Heritage Commission

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet Oct. 14 in Joseph

Heritage Commission to meet October 16-17 in Cottage Grove

September 2016

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets October 14 in Grants Pass

Historic Assessment Review Committee to meet Oct. 11 in Salem

Annual October archaeology series set for Smith Rock State Park

Remains of dead humpback whale return to shore at Oswald West State Park 

Work group finishes first set of meetings for managing Bates State Park and pond 

State Recognizes Nineteen Individuals & Projects for Excellence in Downtown Revitalization

Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency to host annual Salmonberry Coalition meeting Oct. 7

Rules hearing set Sept. 27 for the newly designated Molalla River State Scenic Waterway

Rules hearing set Sept. 19 for the newly designated Chetco River State Scenic Waterway

Possible vandalism at Cape Kiwanda

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet September 13-14 in Bend

Oregon Historic Trails Advisory Council meets September 17 in Baker City

August 2016

Native American biface cache found in Willamette Valley

July 2016

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to accept comments on Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant rules

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Aug. 5

Lloyd Jones to play at free festival commemorating Milo McIver State Park's original Vortex concert

June 2016

Metolius Loops Bikeway designation removed due to existing plan conflict

Oregon Historic Trails Advisory Council meets June 26 in Hermiston

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission to meet June 29 in Lebanon

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets June 24 in Oregon City

Oregon Main Street welcomes new Performing Main Street Communities

Rules Advisory Committee Meeting June 22 for newly designated Molalla River State Scenic Waterway

Rules Advisory Committee Meeting June 20 for the newly designated Chetco River State Scenic Waterway

Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in White City

Doug Newman Award Winners Announced

May 2016

Free camping and day use on Saturday, June 4 for State Parks Day

8th Annual Historic Preservation Month Fair, Thursday, May 26 at the State Capitol

ATV Grant Subcommittee to meet June 6

Salmonberry Trail meeting set June 3 in Banks

Applicants sought for State Scenic Bikeway Committee 

​Public invited to several Heritage Conference sessions

Diverse History Presentations Planned by Oregon University Students

April 2016

​Six to receive Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards

Two state heritage boards meet May 4 in State Capitol

Historic Trails Advisory Council meets April 24 in Redmond

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet April 26-27 in Salem

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Eugene on April

State Scenic Bikeway Committee meeting April 28 in Salem

March 2016

Oregon Outdoor Recreation Committee meeting set April 19

Derelict boat update 2: removed from beach

Derelict boat update 1: landfall north of Horsfall

Derelict boat sighted off south coast near Bandon​

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council seeks nominations for Doug Newman Trails Award

Salmonberry Trail meeting set April 1

Recruitment open for Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council, Congressional District 2

Public meeting set March 30 to discuss beach driving at 35th Court in Lincoln City

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to conduct public meeting for proposed Outback Scenic Bikeway

Town hall meeting with community, state and local officials set to discuss Cape Kiwanda safety

February 2016

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission opts not to change rules for Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway, calls for deeper study

Oregon’s State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation Meets in Gresham

Cycle Oregon awards grant to fund new Wallowa Lake State Park hiker-biker camp

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet February 23-24 in Portland

Pilot Butte Canal Historic District (Cooley Road -- Yeoman Road Segment) Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Oregon Main Street adds two new Transforming Level communities

State Scenic Bikeway Committee Meeting Feb. 18 in Salem

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to review Painted Hills Scenic Bikeway proposal Feb. 12

January 2016

ATV Advisory Committee meeting set Feb. 11

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets February 5

Public comment accepted on proposed Scenic Bikeway rule revisions

Oregon Heritage Commission meets Feb. 1 in Oregon City

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Feb. 5 in Salem

Grants available for Oregon museum projects

Grants available for historic cemetery projects


​Grants available for historic properties and archaeology projects

December 2015

Grant cycle opens for local government parks and recreation projects

First Day Hikes with free parking at participating state parks

State Scenic Bikeway Committee meets Jan. 6 in Salem

Whale Watching Week set Dec. 27-31 at Oregon Coast

Recreational Trails Program 2016 grant cycle opens Dec. 15

Statewide trails plan draft online for public review

November 2015

The gift of Oregon State Parks is easier to give with new online store

Salmonberry Trail meeting set Dec. 11

OPRD seeks comments on Special Access Pass rules for disabled veterans

State historic cemeteries commission seeks new members

Buy ATV permits and Oregon State Parks day-use parking permits online

Public meeting about proposed bikeway Nov. 19 in Fossil

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet November 17-18 in Hood River

Public comment period for request to amend Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway rules extended to Nov. 20

Senate Bill 192 work group to meet Nov. 5 

October 2015

Salmonberry Agency Board to meet November 6 by telephone 

Grants available for veterans and war memorials 

Oregon Heritage Commission to meet Nov. 2 by phone

Meeting materials released for Oct. 28 hearing to amend Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway rules

State Scenic Bikeway Committee meeting Oct. 27 in Salem

Open house on South Shore Phillips Lake Trail set for Oct. 26  

Heritage Commission declares a statewide celebration for Columbia River Highway's centennial

Hearing to amend rules for Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway set for October 28 UPDATED with meeting materials

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets October 16 in Paisley

September 2015

State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation to Meet Oct. 9 in Salem 

Nominations sought for state trail designations 

Salmonberry Coalition to meet Oct. 9 in Buxton

Recreation Trail Grant Advisory Committee to meet in Salem Oct. 2

Annual archaeology series slated for Smith Rock State Park 

Campfires allowed in most Oregon State Parks

OPRD seeks candidates to serve on trails committee

OPRD seeks volunteers to serve on snowmobile recreation committee

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet September 22-23 in Tillamook

Heritage Commission meets Sept. 21 in The Dalles

Bikeways groups to meet Sept. 23 in Klamath Falls

State park fire restrictions relaxed for west side

August 2015

Archaeologists return to Fort Rock Cave

Campfires and open flames prohibited in all Oregon State Parks

Low water prompts Prineville Reservoir boat ramp closure

Three hiker/biker camping areas now boast modern luxuries

Advisory Committee Meeting Aug. 17 for the proposed Chetco River Scenic Waterway

Advisory Committee Meeting Aug. 24 for the proposed Molalla River Scenic Waterway

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Lebanon Aug. 7

​Updated state park campfire restrictions

Comments sought on proposed changes to state park reservation system

Blue Mountain Century Scenic Bikeway ride set for Sept. 19-20

Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway inaugural ride Sept. 19-20

Bates State Park hosts Star Party Aug. 14

July 2015

Public meeting July 20 for proposed Molalla River Scenic Waterway

New state report highlights non-motorized trail use

June 2015

Public meeting July 14 for the proposed Chetco River Scenic Waterway

Applications open for organizations seeking help with downtown revitalization efforts

Oregon's Scenic Bikeway Program expands to Southern Oregon

Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation meets in Portland

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet June 23-24 in Joseph

Trails and safe highway crossing in Honeyman State Park topic of public meeting

Wolf Creek Inn temporarily closed for construction

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to accept comments on Veterans and War Memorial Grants changes

Advisory committee meeting June 15 for the proposed Molalla River State Scenic Waterway

May 2015

Camp for free on June 6 for Oregon State Parks Day

Two State Heritage boards to meet June 5 by phone

Public meeting to discuss safely crossing Highway 101 in Honeyman State Park

Oregon Coast better prepared for emergencies, thanks to safety signs

April 2015

Open house set to discuss special designation for the Peterson Ridge West Trail

Final update on disposal of suspected tsunami debris boat recovered off Oregon Coast (photos)

Advisory Committee meets April 20 for the proposed Molalla River Scenic Waterway

Update on derelict tsunami debris boat found off Oregon’s coast

Suspected derelict tsunami debris boat located offshore near Seal Rock

Western Snowy Plovers Nesting on Nehalem Spit

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet April 14-15 in Keizer

State Scenic Bikeway Committee to meet April 28 in Salem

March 2015

ATV Advisory Committee meeting scheduled April 1, 2015

Lane County Historical Museum given stewardship award for helping neighboring organization in need

CANCELED Public meeting for Rooster Rock State Park

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets March 13 via conference call 

February 2015

Public meetings for central coast state parks set for February

State Historic Cemeteries Commission seeks new member

​Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation meets in Eugene

Scenic Bikeway open house Feb. 24 in Camp Sherman

20th annual Eagle Watch Celebration set for Feb. 21-22

ATV Advisory Committee meeting set for Feb. 10-12

January 2015

Historic Cemeteries Commission meets Feb. 13 via conference call

Cash incentives for disaster prep and collections care

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet February 10-11 in Wilsonville

State Scenic Bikeway Committee to meet Feb. 27 in Portland    

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Bend on Feb. 6

Oregon Heritage Commission to meet Feb. 2 in Oregon City

Grant cycle opens for Local Governments park and recreation projects 

Public meeting set for proposed Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway 

December 2014

​​Whale Watching Week kicks off Dec. 27 on Oregon Coast

Free guided First Day Hikes return to state parks on Jan. 1

​Heritage Commission to meet Dec. 16

Give the gift of Oregon State Parks with a 12-month parking permit

November 2014

State park camping discounts to change in 2015

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet November 18-19 in Astoria

Nominees sought for Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards

October 2014

Oregon Scenic Bikeway Committee accepting applications for new routes

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Lakeview on Oct. 17

Nominations sought for state trail designations

Paisley ​Five Mile Point Caves added to listing of nation's most important archaeological sites

Scenic Bikeway Committee to meet Oct. 16 in Salem  

September 2014

Smith Rock hosts annual archaeology series in October

​Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission to meet by phone October 2, 2014 in Salem

Open house meetings on the Salmonberry Corridor concept plan set for Tillamook, Banks and Portland​

Public meetings on statewide trails plan to be held throughout Oregon in October

OPRD officially acquires coast property in Tillamook County

September 24 meeting set for La Grande to discuss a study of the Grande Ronde River and possibly adding to the State Scenic Waterways Program

Salmonberry Coalition to meet Sept. 12 in Tillamook

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet September 16-17 near Silverton

August 2014

Heritage Commission to meet Sept. 8 in Redmond

September 11 meeting set for Brookings to discuss a study of the Chetco River and possibly adding to the State Scenic Waterways program

September 15 meeting set for Molalla to discuss a study of the Molalla River and possibly adding to the State Scenic Waterways Program  

July 2014

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet in Gold Beach Aug. 15

Public comment sought on beach smoking rule proposal

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission to meet by phone July 21, 2014 in Salem 

June 2014

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission approves purchase of coast property in Tillamook County

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission approves Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway

Public open houses on Salmonberry Corridor Master Plan

Oregon’s State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation meets in Independence

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet June 24-25 in Klamath Falls

May 2014

Free camping and day use at Oregon State Parks on State Parks Day June 7

Grand opening of "Nature Play Area at Silver Falls May 31 

Public open house June 16 to discuss state park interest in acquiring property near Sand Lake Estuary

State Historic Cemeteries Commission seeks new member

Scenic Bikeway Committee to meet May 19 in Salem 

April 2014

Public meetings for Columbia Gorge state park planning set for April 30 & May 1

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission approves property exchange 

March 2014

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet April 8-9 in Bend

Open house on designating the Oregon Coast Trail as an Oregon State Scenic Trail April 9, 2014 in Lincoln City

Open house on designating the Oregon Coast Trail as an Oregon State Scenic Trail April 1, 2014 in Coos Bay

Trail award nominees sought

Western snowy plover nesting season begins on southern Oregon coast

Seasonal recreation changes take effect March 15 in snowy plover areas

Meetings set in Estacada, Detroit about proposed scenic bikeway

Registration opens for April Heritage Conference

February 2014

Candidates announced for Director of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet by phone February 20 in Salem

Salmonberry Corridor Coalition will hold public meetings to share results of assessments

Historic Cemeteries Commission holds meeting in Salem

Astoria Marine Construction Company listed in National Register of Historic Places

 

January 2014

State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Feb. 4-5 in Salem

ATV Advisory Committee to meet Feb. 10 at State Fairgrounds

Scandinavian Festival named an Oregon Heritage Tradition

Rinehart Building listed in National Register of Historic Places

Salvation Army Industrial Home listed in National Register of Historic Places

Scenic Bikeway Committee to meet Jan. 24 in Portland

Oregon State Fair Commission will meet Jan. 14

Heritage Commission to meet Jan. 21

December 2013

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department now accepting applications for 2014 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grants

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission opens recruitment for new director, names interim

OPRD director announces retirement, Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commision to meet by phone

$5 off Oregon State Parks day-use parking pass in December

November 2013

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission gives preliminary approval to two property projects

Advisory council seeks recommendations for new state trails

State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Nov. 19-20 in Corvallis

 

October 2013

Applications for Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship available

Heritage Commission to meet Nov. 4 in Hood River

North Palestine Baptist Church listed in the National Register

Enterprise Public Library listed in the National Register

Harry A. and Ada Green House listed in the National Register

Recruiting volunteers for the 2013-2014 Whale Watching Spoken Here program

Archaeology presentation series on the First Americans at Smith Rock State Park

State Scenic Bikeway Committee meets Oct. 25

Salem Pioneer Cemeter listed in the National Register of Historic Places

 

September 2013

Grants available for veterans and war memorials

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Sept. 23-24 in Condon

August 2013

Oregon State Parks invites public to contribute to future of Salmonberry Corridor through master planning process ​​

Historic Trails Council to meet in Enterprise

Lamson Ranch listed in National Register of Historic Places

Public comment opens on proposed 2014 rate changes

July 2013

Historic cemetery grant process for 2013 begins

OPRD to conduct public hearing about working with donor organizations

Planned community in Oregon listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council to meet August 9 in Rogue River

OPRD seeks public comment on designation of Bear Creek Greenway Trail

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission meets July 16-17 in Coos Bay

 

June 2013 

 
 
Hobson-Gehlen General Store listed in National Register of Historic Places
 
 

 

May 2013
 

Preservation Month Fair at the State Capitol

Public meeting on statewide outdoor recreation plan to be held May 30 in Portland

Oregon City Receives Heritage All-Star Community designation

Astoria Regatta is newest Oregon Heritage Tradition 

Diverse history presentations planned by Oregon university students 

Applications for Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship available

Statewide Outdoor Recreation Plan now available online

 

April 2013

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission meets May 8-9 in Baker City

2013 Heritage Awards announced

Waverley Country-Club Clubhouse listed in National Register of Historic Places

Nominations sought for recreation trails achievement award

Irish Bend Covered Bridge listed in National Register of Historic Places

Portland Women's Forum and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department celebrate Columbia Gorge Conservationist with memorial rededication

John & Virginius Bennes House listed in National Register of Historic Places

Another portion of a sacred arch found and removed from Siuslaw South Jetty near Florence

Oregon State Fair announces five of the upcoming concerts for the 2013 Fair!

Grant writing workshop offered in Cave Junction

Historic Cemeteries Commission holds meeting in Cave Junction

Free collections, disaster workshops planned

 

 

March 2013

Most woody debris on Oregon’s beaches can be left alone

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council to meet in Washington County April 5

Oregon ATV safety training requirements for youth riders

Heritage Programs workshop offered in La Grande

Proposed Madras Mountain Views Bikeway meeting March 27

Derelict boat found and removed from Muriel Ponsler Memorial Wayside Beach