Portland panelists back collaborative approach to forest policy

Collaboration that kept the John Day sawmill open may be a model as industry, agencies and environmental groups strive for a forest policy that everyone can live with. PORTLAND – The unexpected collaboration of industry, environmentalists and government agencies that saved mill jobs in Oregon’s Grant County could be a model for restoration forest policy elsewhere, panelists said at a May 27 timber symposium. Working with the U.S. Forest Service, the Blue Mountains Forest Partners helped forge a 10-year agreement to restore 272,000 acres of the Malheur National ...

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Big Mosquito

The Big Mosquito project planning area encompasses approximately 36,000 acres in the Big and Bear Creek subwatersheds that drain into the Middle Fork John Day River, about 22 miles northeast of John Day, Oregon.

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Elk 16

Elk 16 is a landscape restoration project that addresses a variety of resource issues, current concerns, and proposed restorative actions.

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Soda Bear

The Soda Bear Project area refers to approximately 20,774 acres of Malheur National Forest land on the Blue Mountain and Emigrant Creek Ranger Districts located east of Seneca.

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