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​Agenda and board packet

The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Oct. 29, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. The meeting will be live streamed for public viewing, and time for public testimony will be provided. 

  • Written testimony can be submitted to 
    boardoffo​restry@oregon.gov.
  • To sign up for oral testimony, send an email to the Board Administrator at​​ ​hilary.olivos-rood@oregon.gov that includes:
    • Your name
    • Organization (if affiliated)
    • Phone and email
    • Preference to provide your testimony using your computer or phone
  • All testimony registration and submissions will be accepted until Monday, Oct. 25 at 11:59 p.m.

You will receive an email confirming your sign-up. You will receive a second email with the Zoom link the day before the meeting.​

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Oct. 20, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. The meeting will be live streamed for public viewing, and time for public engagement will be provided. 

  • Written testimony for item two, State Forester Public Panel, can be submitted to boardofforestry@oregon.gov. Submissions will be accepted up to 11:59 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25, to provide adequate time for Board members to review and consider the input prior to making their decision on appointment of the next State Forester.
  • Candidates cover letter and resumes.
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​The Board is scheduled to meet virtually for a two-day retreat, Wednesday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 7. This is an informal event for members of the Board and agency leadership to fulfill retreat objectives, connect on planning matters, and discuss work for the future. There will not be an opportunity for the public to provide comment or testimony during the meeting, but both days of the retreat will be livestreamed for public viewing. If any questions, contact Board Support by email at BoardofForestry@oregon.gov or by phone at (503) 945-7210.

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Agenda & board packet

Agenda & board packet

The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. We plan to livestream the meeting and offer an opportunity for live testimony. The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written testimony is always welcome.

  • Live testimony is available for item #1 – Board member and public comments, as well as for the Board workshop on the Climate Change and Carbon draft plan.
  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email at BoardofForestry@oregon.gov
  • Written testimony sent 72 hours before the meeting will give the Board time to review and consider the information. Any testimony submitted after that window of time will be sent to the Board after the meeting but entered into the record and posted online. The Board will be accepting written testimony on this agenda's topics until Sept. 22.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign up opens on Aug. 26 and closes at 5 p.m. on Sept. 3.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at Hilary.Olivos-Rood@oregon.gov​, and include:

  • Your name
  • Organization (if affiliated)
  • Email address
  • Preference to provide oral testimony by computer or phone

An email to confirm your registration will be sent. Additional instructions and Zoom link will be provided the day before the meeting.

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​Item #1 State Forester, Board, and Public Comments

Item #2 Wildland Urban Interface and Risk Mapping

Item #3 Fire Season Update

Item #4 Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP Department Implementation Plan Progress

Item #5 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Testimony

Item #6 Executive Session, ORS 192.660 (2)(h)

Opening Comments and Discussion Framework for Workshop

Draft Climate Change Carbon Plan Overview

Board and Public Engagement Overview

Public Testimony on Draft Climate Change Carbon Plan

Department and Board Conversation

Board Summarization

Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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​Agenda & board packet

The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Aug. 24, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. The meeting will be live streamed for public viewing, and time for public testimony will be provided. 

  • Written testimony can be submitted to BoardofForestry@oregon.gov.
  • To sign up for oral testimony, send an email to the Board Administrator at Hilary.Olivos-Rood@oregon.gov that includes:
    • Your name
    • Organization (if affiliated)
    • Phone and email
    • Preference to provide your testimony using your computer or phone

You will receive an email confirming your sign-up. You will receive a second email with the Zoom link the day before the meeting.​

Send in all sign up requests by 12 p.m. on Monday, August 23.

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​Item 1 Senate Bill Wildland Urban Interface Definition

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. We plan to livestream the meeting and offer an opportunity for live testimony. The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written testimony is always welcome.

  • Live testimony is available for item #1 – Board member and public comments, item #2 - State forester recruitment discussion, item #3 - Committee for Family Forestlands annual report, and item #4 - 2021-2023 wildfire rulemaking overview​.
  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information or decision items and can be sent by mail or email at BoardofForestry@oregon.gov.  
  • Written testimony sent 72 hours before the meeting will give the Board time to review and consider the information. Any testimony submitted after that window of time will be sent to the Board after the meeting but entered into the record and posted online. The Board will be accepting written testimony on this agenda's topics until August 4.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign up opens on July 9 and closes at 5 p.m. on July 16.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at Hilary.Olivos-Rood@oregon.gov, and include:

  • Your name
  • Organization (if affiliated)
  • Email address
  • Preference to provide oral testimony by computer or phone

An email to confirm your registration will be sent. Additional instructions and Zoom link will be provided the day before the meeting.

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​Item #1 State Forester and Board Comments

Item #2 State Forester Recruitment Discussion

Item #3 Committee for Family Forestlands Annual Report

Item #4 2021-2023 Wildfire Rulemaking Overview

Item #5 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Testimony

Item #6 Fire Season Update

Item #7 2021-2023 Department Budget Update

Item #8 Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

Item #9 Executive Session, ORS 192.660 (2)(f) and (h)

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The B​​​oard is scheduled to meet virtually on July 12, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. The meeting will be livestreamed for public viewing, and time for public testimony will be provided. 

  • Materials for the special meeting are included with the July 21 Board of Forestry virtual meeting agenda and packet. See item #2, State forester recruitment discussion, attachments one through four.
  • Written testimony can be submitted to BoardofForestry@oregon.gov.
  • To sign up for oral testimony, send an email to the Board Administrator at Hilary.Olivos-Rood@oregon.gov that includes:
    • Your name
    • Organization (if affiliated)
    • Phone and email
    • Preference to provide your testimony using your computer or phone
  • Sign up closes Sunday, July 11 at 11:59 p.m.

You will receive an email confirming your sign-up. You will receive a second email with the Zoom link the day before the meeting.

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. We plan to livestream the meeting and offer an opportunity for live testimony. The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written testimony is always welcome.

  • Live testimony is available for item #1 – Board member and public comments, item #2 - State Forester recruitment discussion, item #4 - Forest protective association budgets, and item #5 - MGO report and department implementation plan. 

  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.

  • Written testimony can be submitted on information or decision items and can be sent by mail or email.

  • Written testimony sent 72 hours before the meeting will give the Board time to review and consider the information. Any testimony submitted after that window of time will be sent to the Board after the meeting but entered into the record and posted online. The Board will be accepting written testimony on this agenda's topics until June 23.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign up opens on May 28 and closes at 5 p.m. on June 4. 

To sign up, click on registration link, and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address

Registration​ 

An email to confirm your registration will be sent to you by the Board Administrator. The email will ask you to verify the agenda item number, phone number, and preference to provide oral testimony by computer or by phone. Additional instructions and Zoom link will be provided the day before the meeting.

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​Item #1 Board and Public Comments

Item #2 State Forester Recruitment Discussion

Item #3 Fire Season Readiness

Item #4 Forest Proetective Association Budgets

Item #5 Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP (MG) Report and Department Implementation Plan

Item #6 Senate Bill 1602 Implemenation Update

Item #7 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Testimony

Item #8 Western Oregon State Forests HCP and FMP Update

Item #9 Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust Update

Item #10 Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Thursday, May 27, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. No testimony will be available, but the meeting will be livestreamed for public viewing. General comment can be submitted to the Board by email at BoardofForestry@oregon.gov.

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Thursday, May 20, 2021. This will be a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. No testimony will be available, but the meeting will be livestreamed for public viewing. General comment can be submitted to the Board by email at BoardofForestry@oregon.gov.

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The meeting will be a set of information sessions. The morning session will serve as an orientation for the Board's new members, while the afternoon will include a virtual tour. Members of the public are invited to view the informal virtual sessions, as there will not be a live public comment opportunity. Written comment is always welcome.

  • Written comments can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email. All comments received will be sent to the Board members.
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Item #1 State Forester Welcoming Comments and Board Member Introductions

Item #2 Department Executive Team, Division Overview, and Major Themes for 2021

Item #3 Forestry Program for Oregon and Planning Cycles

Item #4 Session Close-Out

Setting the stage for Tour

Tour Stop #1 Forest Practices Incentives-Stewardship Agrements

Tour Stop #2 Port Blakely-A Stewardship Story

Tour Stop #3 Advancing Shared Stewardship

Board and Panelist Discussion with Closing Comments on Tour

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The meeting will include a joint session with the Environmental Quality Commission in the morning, and Board business will be conducted in the afternoon. No live testimony will be available, but written testimony is always welcome.

  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.

  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email.

  • Written testimony sent 72 hours before the meeting will give the Board time to review and consider the information. Any testimony submitted after that window of time will be sent to the Board upon receipt. The Board will be accepting written testimony on the agenda's topics until March 24.

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​Item #1 Agency Directors and Board and Commission Chairs Comments

Item #2 Smoke Management Rule Implementation

Item #3 ODF-DEQ Collaboration Quarterly Update

Item #4 State Forester and Board Comments

Item #5 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Testimony

Item #6 Santiam State Forest Restoration and Recovery

Item #7 Oregon Global Warming Commission - Natural and Working Lands Goal Update

Item #8 Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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The Board was scheduled to meet virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021, as a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2021. No public meeting occurred because the Board of Forestry did not have a quorum present.

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. We plan to livestream the meeting and offer an opportunity for live testimony. The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written testimony is always welcome.

  • Live testimony is reserved for Board decision item #2, 2020-2022 Board Work Plans Revision Discussion.
  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information or decision items, and can be sent by mail or email.
  • Written testimony sent 72 hours before the meeting will give the Board time to review and consider the information. Any testimony submitted after that window of time will be sent to the Board after the meeting, but entered into the record and posted online. The Board will be accepting written testimony on this agenda's topics until January 20.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign up opens on Monday, January 4, at 6 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. To sign up, email BoardofForestry@oregon.gov​, and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • phone number, and
  • preference to provide oral testimony by computer or calling in

A confirmation email will be sent with Zoom login or phone instructions the day before the meeting.

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​Item #1 State Forester and Board Comments

Item #2 2020-2022 Board Work Plans Revision

Item #3 2020 Forest Practices Operator of the Year Awards

Item #4 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee

Item #5 ODF Climate Change Carbon Plan

Item #6 Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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