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Public Hearings! Speak Up for Conservation Areas!

Two public hearings will be held next week where the Department of of Forestry is seeking public comments on the proposed "High Value Conservation Area" classification for state forest lands. Protecting the Tillamook and Clatsop is an integral goal for Oregonians who value fish, recreation, clean water, wildlife, and a legacy of natural beauty and natural resources. This is your chance to let decision makers know that you want visible and durable conservation on your state forests.
Now is the moment to speak up if you want balanced management of your Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests that includes visible and durable conservation areas! We urge you to attend one of the following hearings and positively affect Oregon's forest legacy:

Tuesday, March 12: Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce (207 North Spruce)
5pm Open house with maps and pizza!
6pm Formal public comment period begins
Please email Bob Rees to RSVP

Wednesday, March 13: Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Parkway)
5pm Open house with maps and pizza!
6pm Formal public comment period begins
Please email Chris Smith to RSVP

If you cannot attend one of these meetings, we strongly encourage you to submit comments here! As always, we appreciate your helping us to ensure the future balance of Oregon's state forests. If you haven't done so already, we encourage you to sign our petition, visit our website, like us on Facebook, or join us for an event

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