Citing staffing issues, the Tillamook Forest Center will remain ‘closed until further notice’

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—[Read More…]

Parking free at dozens of state parks day after Thanksgiving

The entrance to Stub Stewart State Park. Photo: Chas Hundley Parking will be free at 25 state parks throughout Oregon Friday, November 26, the day after Thanksgiving Day.  It’s a tradition the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) said arose recently and has been dubbed “Green Friday,” which OPRD described[Read More…]

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