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The Board is scheduled to meet for a two-day retreat on Wednesday, October 12, and Thursday, October 13. This is an informal hybrid 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 comments or testimony, but both days of the retreat will be live streamed for viewing and available for in-person attendance by the public. On the evening of October 12, the Department will host a community spotlight and Board social, which will also be open to the public. For any questions, contact Board Support at BoardofForestry@odf.oregon.gov or (503) 945-7210.​

Opening comments for day one of Retreat

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Board/Agency roles and relationships | Part one

  • Audio | Meeting record

 Board/Agency roles and relationships | Part two

  • ​Audio | Meeting record

 Board/Agency roles and relationships | Part three

  • Audio | Meeting record

Closing comments for day one of Retreat

  • Audio

Opening comments for day two of Retreat

How the Board and Agency will work together on the development of the Forestry Program for Oregon

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Purpose and vision for the next generation of Oregon's Forestry Program 

  • Audio | Meeting record

Workgroup activity and report out: Forest first, 20-year vision

  • Audio | Meeting record

Subcommittee vision statement outcomes

  • Audio | Meeting record

Process check and map out the work ahead

  • Audio | Meeting record

Closing comments for day two of Retreat

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Agenda​ | Board packet​ (Printable)

The Board will meet for a hybrid meeting starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. The public meeting will be held in the Tillamook Room, Building C, at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, located at 2600 State St. in Salem. 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 - State Forester and board member comments.
  • Public comment will not be taken on the consent agenda or work session (*) asterisked items.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email at boardofforestry@odf.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. 21.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up closes at 5 p.m. on Sept. 2.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov​ and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and
  • preference to provide oral testimony by computer, by phone, or in person.

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

Consent agenda  Item A Item B Item C | Item D 

Item #1 State Forester and Board member comments

Item #2 Fire Season Update

Item #3 Emerald Ash Borer Discovery

Item #4 October Board Retreat Discussion

Item #5 *Executive Discussion

  • This is a work session and is closed to the public

Item #6 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Testimony

Item #7 State Forests Carbon and Inventory

Item #8 Western Oregon State Forests HCP Update

Item #9 Forest Carbon Implementation and Policy Discussion

Item #10 ​Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap-Up

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Agenda | Board packet (Printable)

Item #1 Private Forest Accord overview and author comments 

  • Audio | No meeting record

Item #2 Private Forest Accord rulemaking discussion

Item #3​​ 2023-2025 Agency budget development 

​The board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, as a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2022. The meeting will be livestreamed for public viewing.

The board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written comments are always welcome and can be submitted to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov or mailed to the board's support office by Aug. 24.

  • Live testimony is available for items #2 and #3.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up opens on Aug.11 and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19.

To sign up, email the board support officer at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number, and 
  • preference to provide oral testimony by computer or phone.

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

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Agenda​ & board packet

The Board will meet for a hybrid meeting starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20. The public meeting will be held in the Tillamook Room, Building C, at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, located at 2600 State St. in Salem. 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 - State forester and board member comments, decision items #2 - Committee for Family Forestlands Annual Report, and #3 – Certified Burn Manager Rulemaking. 
  • Item #5 - 2023-2025 Agency Budget Development has been postponed to a future Board meeting. 
  • Public comment will not be taken on the consent agenda or work session (*) asterisked items.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email at boardofforestry@odf.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 3.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up closes at 5 p.m. on July 15.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov​ and include:

  • ​your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and
  • 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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The Board will meet for a hybrid meeting starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8. The public meeting will be held in the Tillamook Room, Building C, at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, located at 2600 State St. in Salem. 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 - State forester and board member comments, decision items #3 - Forest protective association budgets and #5 - 2023-2025 Agency budget development.
  • Public comment will not be taken on the consent agenda or work session (*) asterisked items.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items and can be sent by mail or email at boardofforestry@odf.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 June 22.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up closes at 5 p.m. on June 3.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and 
  • 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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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Monday, May 16, 2022, as a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2022. The meeting will be live​streamed for public viewing.

The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written comments are always welcome and can be submitted to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov or mailed to the Board's Support Office.

  • Live testimony is available for item #4, Emergency Fire Funding Legislative Concept Discussion.
  • Items marked as work sessions or executive sessions (*) are not open for public testimony. 

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 13.

To sign up, email the Board support officer at megan.d.frizzell@odf.oregon.gov, and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and 
  • preference to provide oral testimony by computer or phone.

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

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Contested case hearings

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, as a special meeting outside of the calendared Board events for 2022. No testimony will be available, but the meeting will be live-streamed for public viewing and written comments can be submitted to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov or mailed to the Board's Support Office.

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Field tour schedule and tour itinerary

The Board is scheduled to meet in person on Wednesday, April 27, and Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Bend, Oregon. The April 27 meeting will be livestreamed and open to the public, offering an opportunity for live testimony. The Board will have limited time scheduled for live testimony, but written testimony is always welcome. The evening of April 27, the Board will host a community social, open to the public. The field tour on April 28 is organized to be held on location with no virtual access, but also open to the public. The tour itinerary will be released before the event, and recordings will be available post-tour.

  • Live testimony is available for item #1. As well as for decision item #2 (Forestry Program for Oregon Revisioning).
  • Consent agenda items are not open for public testimony.
  • Written testimony can be submitted on information items or tour stops and can be sent by mail or email at boardofforestry@odf.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 May 11.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up opens on April 15 and closes at 5 p.m. on April 22.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov, and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and 
  • preference to provide oral testimony by computer or in person.

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

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The Board of Forestry will join the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Commission (ODFW) for the F​ish and Wildlife Stewardship Award for forestlands on the morning of Friday, April 22. The Commission and Board will recognize the landowners who received the awards for 2020 and 2021. Interested members of the public may attend in-person or virtually.

View the ODFW Commission April 22 agenda.

View the ODFW Commission April 21-22 meeting information.​

Virtual access is available o​n the ODFW webpage, live at 8 a.m. on April 22.

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. This will be an informational session outside of the Board business meetings scheduled for 2022. No testimony will be available, but the meeting will be live streamed for public viewing and written comments can be submitted to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov.  

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. 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. As well as for decision items #3 (2022-2024 Board Work Plan Decision-Forest Resources), #4 (Wildland-Urban Interface and Wildfire Risk Mapping Discussion), and #6 (Endangered Species Management 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@odf.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 March 23.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up opens on Feb. 24 and closes at 5 p.m. on March 8.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov and include:

  • your name,

  • organization (if affiliated),

  • email address,

  • agenda item number or focus of testimony, and 

  • 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 Private Forests Accord Discussion

Item #3 2022-2024 Board Work Plan Decision for Forest Resources

Item #4 Wildland-Urban Interface and Wildfire Risk Mapping Discussion

Item #5 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Comments

Item #6 Endangered Species Management Plan

Item #7 Western Oregon State Forests Management Plan

Item #8 Bureau of Land Management-West Oregon Operating Plan

Item #9 Draft Board Policy Concepts for Financial Oversight

Item #10 Forestry Program for Oregon Revisioning

Item #11 Board Closing Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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The Board is scheduled to meet virtually on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. 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 and decision items #3 (Principles & Guidance for 2023 Legislative Concept Development) and #8 (State Forests Management Focus).
  • Consent agenda and Executive Session 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 Jan. 26.

You must sign up to provide live testimony. Sign-up opens on Dec. 22 and closes at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31.

To sign up, email the Board Administrator at hilary.olivos-rood@odf.oregon.gov, and include:

  • your name,
  • organization (if affiliated),
  • email address,
  • agenda item number for testimony, and 
  • 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 Guiding Principles for 2023 Legislative Concept Development

Item #3 Principles and Guidance for 2023-2025 Agency Request Budget Development

Item #4 2022-2024 Board Work Plans Discussion

Item #5 2021 Forest Practices Operator of the Year Awards

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

Item #7 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee Comments

Item #8 State Forests Management Focus

Item #9 Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP Department Implementation Plan Progress and Draft Board Policy Concepts for Financial Oversight

Item #10 Board Comments and Meeting Wrap Up

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