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2019 Resolution # 4 By The Oregon Logging Conference Supporting the Current Structure of Large Fire Funding in Oregon Further, Supporting Increased Active Management on Federal Lands in Oregon as a Means to Mitigate the Impacts of Catastrophic Wildfire in the State

WHEREAS, The State of Oregon has primary responsibility for the prevention and suppression of forest fires on 16 million acres of public and private forestland in the state.  This responsibility is administered and executed by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) in cooperation with the private forest landowner and private forest operator communities. WHEREAS, as [...]

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2019 Resolution # 3 Opposing Oregon Legislation Creating a Cap and Trade System to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WHEREAS, the State of Oregon has established a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 75% from 1990 levels by 2050, and WHEREAS,  Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek have committed to pass Cap and Trade Legislation during the 2019 Legislative Session to meet these emission reduction goals, [...]

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2019 Resolution # 2 Opposing The Forest Service’s Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision

WHEREAS, after a 15 year effort with many schedule revisions, staff turnover and changing forest conditions, the U.S Forest Service released the proposed final Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision in June 2018 to govern the management of Northeast Oregon’s 5.5 million acre Malheur, Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, and WHEREAS, after a 60 day public [...]

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2019 Resolution # 1 Supporting Legal & Responsible Ownership Of The Elliott State Forest

WHEREAS, the Elliott State Forest is comprised of over 83,000 acres of productive coastal forestland in southwest Oregon that has traditionally been managed by the Oregon Department of Forestry to produce a sustainable volume of timber at the discretion of the State Land Board (land board), and WHEREAS, the forest land is designated as “Common [...]

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2018 Resolution # 4 Aerial Use of Herbicides

A Resolution Supporting the Use of Aerial Application of Herbicide on Forestland to Sustainably Meet Growing Global Demand for Renewable Wood Products  By The Oregon Logging Conference February 22, 2018 WHEREAS, Oregon produces more softwood lumber and more softwood construction plywood than any other state in the nation, accounting for 17 percent of United States [...]

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2018 Resolution # 3 Supporting New Chief of U.S. Forest Service

A Resolution Supporting the New Chief of the Forest Service By The Oregon Logging Conference February 22, 2018   WHEREAS, Tony Tooke was appointed Chief of the U.S. Forest Service effective September 1, 20017 and immediately convened a summit in Phoenix, AZ bringing his Regional Foresters and support staff into a meeting to discuss the [...]

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2018 Resolution # 2 Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

A Resolution Opposing the Expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument By the Oregon Logging Conference February 22, 2018 WHEREAS, in the year 2000 President Bill Clinton utilized his authority under the Antiquities Act of 1906 to create the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, encompassing approximately 65,000 acres in an area where the Cascade, Klamath and Siskiyou Mountains [...]

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2018 Resolution # 1 Forest Management

A Resolution Supporting the Passage of Legislation To Reform Federal Forest Management and Fix Wildfire Funding By the Oregon Logging Conference February 22, 2918   WHEREAS, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, over 8.2 million acres of forest land burned across the nation in 2017 including over 700,000 acres in Oregon of which 95 [...]

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Trump Administration Requested to Take Action on Forest Management Issues

A Resolution Calling on the Trump Administration to Take Immediate Action on Forest Management Issues By The Oregon Logging Conference - Adopted February 23, 2017 WHEREAS, newly elected President Donald Trump and his Administration have inherited an unprecedented number of forest resource management issues critical to the future of Oregon’s forest products industry and for [...]

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Opposing the Crater Lake Wilderness Area

A Resolution Opposing the Proposed Crater Lake Wilderness Area By The Oregon Logging Conference - Adopted February 23, 2017 WHEREAS, Oregon has 50 federally protected Wilderness Areas spanning more than 2.9 million acres in addition to millions of additional acres off limits to active forest management practices, and WHEREAS, a proposal has been advanced by [...]

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