Forestry Council holds hybrid public meeting on 20 July

SALEM, Ore. The Oregon Board of Forestry will hold a hybrid meeting beginning on Wednesday, July 20 at 9 p.m. 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. The meeting will also be broadcast live on the department’s YouTube channel.

The board’s business agenda includes:

  • Committee for Family Woodlands Annual Report
  • Certified Burn Manager Arrangement
  • 2023-2025 Agency’s budget development
  • ODF and DEQ Memorandum of Understanding Progress Report
  • Field Fire Prevention Program Overview
  • Macias Gini O’Connell Implementation Plan Progress
  • Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee testimony

View the agenda and details of the board meeting.

Live evidence is available for item # 1 – State Forester and Councilor Comments, Decision Items # 2 – Family Forestlands Committee Annual Report, # 3 – Certified Fire Fire Arrangement, and # 5 – 2023-2025 Agency Budget Development. Items tagged as executive sessions

on the agenda is not open to public testimony.

Login is required and instructions to give live testimony are available online. Registration closes Friday, July 15 at 5:00 pm Written comments can be submitted on or before August 3 at, with the appropriate agenda item included with the submission.

The board will meet in an executive session to be held at 11:30 a.m. begins with the purpose of consulting legal counsel on the rights and duties of the board in connection with current litigation, in terms of ORS 192.660 (2) (h).

The executive session will be held virtually. Members of the news media wishing to attend this section of the meeting can email Joy Krawczyk, Director of Public Affairs, at for information.

Accommodation for people with disabilities, and special materials, services or assistance can be arranged by calling ODF’s Office of Public Affairs at least 72 hours before the meeting at 503-945-7200 or by email at forestryinformation@odf.oregon. gov. The Oregon Board of Forestry consists of seven citizens nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. Responsibilities include appointing the State Forest Ranger, setting up state-owned forest management practices, adopting rules governing timber harvesting and other practices on private forest land, and promoting sustainable management of Oregon’s 30 million acres of forest land base.Read more information about the board


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