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Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council: Membership and Function 2021

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The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) proposes changes to the Oregon Administrative Rule creating an advisory council to provide recommendations to the Office of Outdoor Recreation.

The Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council will promote and facilitate efforts of the Office of Outdoor Recreation to coordinate outdoor recreation policy and priorities across the state with government, outdoor recreation industry and other outdoor recreation stakeholders.

Creation of the advisory council was recommended by a 33-member Governor 's Task Force on the Outdoors in their final report Governor’s Task Force on the Outdoors: 2020 Framework for Action. 

Public Comment: Opened March 8, 2021. Closes April 8, 2021, 5 PM

The Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) proposed for revision include:
Adopt: OAR 736-002-0170 Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council: Membership and Function

See Commission presentation on rulemaking opening
See the full proposed new rules and filing documents
See the clean copy of the proposed rules
See press release

Comments can be made below or in writing to Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Attn.: Katie Gauthier, 725 Summer St NE, Suite C, Salem OR  97301; or through e-mail to

Public comments received March 8, 2021 through April 8, 2021

Rulemaking Page


Katie Gauthier

Legislative Coordinator