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Forest benefits

Healthy forests, healthy communities

Healthy forests provide the vital environmental services communities rely on. They maintain ecosystem functions and give the environmental, social, and economic benefits that people value. Some of the many forests benefits are:

  • Paper and other renewable, recyclable forest products
  • Balanced and vibrant plant and animal communities
  • Clean air and water
  • Fish and wildlife habitat
  • Recreation

Forest landowners, businesses, and conservationists continually invest in Oregon's environment to grow healthy forests. By using sustainable forest management tools that protect, maintain, and restore forest health, we can ensure Oregon's forests will remain a valuable asset.

Forest scenery