The Tillamook Forest Center is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 17, ending a three-year closure spurred by the onset of the pandemic, then extended due to staffing issues.
Timber sales in the Tillamook State Forest and nearby forests generated $30.5 million for taxing districts in Washington, Tillamook, and Columbia Counties in fiscal year 2022, the Oregon Department of Forestry said.
The Game Hog Creek Fire, July 22 2021, Photo: Chas Hundley Fire season ended in the last of the 16 million acres of Oregon forestland protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry as of Friday morning, ODF said. Three districts—Klamath-Lake, Northeast Oregon and the Walker Range Forest Patrol Association—were the[Read More…]
Image courtesy ODF Those with artistic skill and a vision for “keeping Oregon free of wildfire” can enter a billboard poster art contest launched June 1 by Keep Oregon Green in honor of their 80th anniversary. “We are excited to celebrate our important milestone by offering this fun opportunity to[Read More…]
The elk that killed Mark David. Photo: OSP A Hillsboro man has died after an elk he wounded while bow hunting gored him to death. According to the Oregon State Police, Mark David, 66, was hunting on private property in the area of Trask Road in Tillamook County on Saturday,[Read More…]
Monday’s wildfire. Photo: ODF TILLAMOOK FOREST – The wildfire season is here a bit early, with six acres burning on private forestland in the Tillamook Forest on Monday. According to Forest Grove District forester Mike Cafferata with the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fire burned mostly in fresh timber harvest,[Read More…]
An Oregon Department of Forestry truck in Gales Creek taken August 7, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK FOREST – Crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry and Forest Grove Fire & Rescue are responding to reports of a small brush fire on private forestland near the Standard Grade area in[Read More…]
The Wilson River, as seen from the Wilson River Trail adjacent to the Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley April 6 & 7 (Sat & Sun) 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. ARBOR WEEK CELEBRATION Staff will guide each participant to a tree planting site and provide native tree seedlings for[Read More…]