The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley
The Tillamook Forest Center will not open the first weekend in March this year, extending a closure that first began due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 15, 2020.
The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) said in an emailed update that staffing issues— of the same sort experienced across the country—were to blame for the center’s continued closure.
“Unfortunately, while we’ve been working diligently toward getting our staff capacity rebuilt, we have not yet been able to fill our . . .