Oregon Forestry Department opens public comment on 2023 operations


The Oregon Department of Forestry opened public comment Monday for their upcoming plans for state-owned forests during the 2023 fiscal year. 

The public can weigh in on annual operations plans for the Astoria, Forest Grove, North Cascade, Klamath-Lake, Tillamook, West Oregon and Western Lane Districts. 

That includes the Tillamook, Clatsop, Santiam, Sun Pass and Gilchrist state forests. 

Timber harvests, reforestation, and trail improvements are just a few of the plans expected for that time period. 

Draft plans are available at http://tiny.cc/oregonstateforests.

You can also view planned operations on an online map by using this link.

ODF is offering several convenient avenues for those who want to provide input on the draft plans: 

  • An online survey
  • Online comments are also received through ODF’s comments page: http://tiny.cc/orstateforestcomment
  • Comments can be emailed to odf.sfcomments@odf.oregon.gov
  • Comments can also be mailed to ODF Public Affairs, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310.

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