ODF, Tillamook State Forest, Wildfire

ODF seeks to create clarity, rules when closing state forestland

The Gales Creek Overlook in the Tillamook State Forest. File photo: Chas Hundley//Gales Creek Journal

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) initiated its administrative rulemaking process to create a permanent rule for implementing state forest closures, and to update an existing rule to include language clarifying that parking fees are not the same as recreational use fees.

The ODF does not have rules for closing state forests. A . . .

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