Oregon Department of Forestry

Rule Rule 629-035-0080
Public Involvement


The goals for public involvement in forest land planning are:


To seek insight, opinions, and data on planned management actions on state-owned forest lands.


To build understanding, acceptance, and support for the forest resource management planning processes and decisions.


To offer information to the public about forest systems and forest stewardship.


To provide the public with meaningful opportunities to comment and affect planning decisions at a time when public involvement can contribute positively to the planning decisions under consideration.


Opportunities for public involvement shall be appropriate to the planning decision under consideration and shall include one or more of the following: general public access to decisions, a public comment period, a Board meeting, public meeting, public hearing, or focused technical review.

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Jun. 8, 2021