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2022 Resolution Supporting the Active Engagement of members of the Oregon Logging Conference in the political process

A resolution by the Oregon Logging Conference supporting and encouraging the active engagement of members of the Oregon Logging Conference in the 2022 elections, legislative sessions and taking leadership roles in discussions of key issues related to the environment and our industry WHEREAS, these are extraordinary times having an unusual abundance of policy challenges and [...]

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2022 Resolution Opposing the 2021 Private Forest Accord, as proposed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown

A resolution by the Oregon Logging Conference Opposing the 2021 Private Forest Accord WHEREAS, during the 2021 legislative session, some of Oregon’s timber industry representatives agreed to meet with the Governor to create a Private Forest Accord to change Oregon Forest Practice Rules and develop a Habitat Conversation Plan if related extreme ballot initiatives were [...]

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2022 Resolution Opposing S. 192 – the River Democracy Act

A resolution by the Oregon Logging Conference Opposing S. 192, the River Democracy Act WHEREAS, on February 3, 2021, United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced S. 192, known as the “Rivers Democracy Act” to designate specified river segments in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System; and WHEREAS, [...]

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2020 Resolution # 1 Cap and Trade System to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Cap and Trade System to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions A Resolution by the Oregon Logging Conference Opposing Oregon Legislation Creating a Cap and Trade System to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions. WHEREAS, The Cap and Trade legislation in the 2019 legislature was successfully killed due to the unified efforts of the timber industry and related natural [...]

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2020 Resolution # 3 Listing of the Marbled Murrelet on Oregon’s Endangered Species List

Listing of the Marbled Murrelet on Oregon’s Endangered Species List A Resolution by the Oregon Logging Conference Opposing the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commissions Consideration of Listing the Marbled Murrelet on Oregon’s endangered species list. WHEREAS, In 2018 the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission decided NOT to “up-list” the Marbled Murrelet from threatened to endangered [...]

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2020 Resolution # 2 Citizen Driven Initiatives That Would Impact Forest Practices and Policy, Circumventing Science and Best Practices

Citizen Driven Initiatives That Would Impact Forest Practices and Policy, Circumventing Science and Best Practices. A Resolution by The Oregon Logging Conference Opposing citizen driven initiatives that would impact forest practices and policy, circumventing science and best practices. WHEREAS, Recently submitted citizen ballot initiatives rooted in political agenda would negatively impact years of science based [...]

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2019 Resolution # 4 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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