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Commissioners oppose Board of Forestry's plan


September 14, 2022

A proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for Oregon State Forest lands does not recognize best sciences information and will have serious social and economic impacts on counties where the more than 700,000 acres of State Forests are located, the Linn County Board of Commissioners noted in a recent letter to the Oregon Board of Forestry.

The letter is addressed to Jim Kelly, chair of the Board of Forestry and State Forester Cal Mukumoto.

The letter was introduced into the public record at a Tuesday, Sept. 6, board meeting. Commissioner Sherrie Sprenger was not present, but had previously approv...

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