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November 30, 2016: OSU Extension Service Winter Edition of The South Coast Field and Forest
The newest edition of Oregon State University Extension Service publication, The South Coast Field and Forest, an OSU Agriculture / Forestry and Natural Resources newsletter serving land managers in Coos and Curry Counties. Read more.

November 11, 2016: Comment on Proposed 2704 Rule Change
On August 2 the US Department of Treasury proposed changes to the way estates are valued in what is known as section 2704(b). Public comment is being sought through November and a public hearing will take place in December 1 in Washington, DC. The Forest Landowners Association is supporting 2 bills in Congress aimed at stopping the proposed rule changes, working with partner associations and Congress on letters to Treasury highlighting the negative impact of the changes to landowners and will provide direct comments and testimony during the comment period and public hearing. Read more.

Links

Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association Inc. – Information & Communications for Small Woodland Owners.

Oregon Department of Forestry – Oregon State’s official website offers many resources including information on current laws, policies, and permits.

Washington State Department of Natural Resources – Washington State’s official website with information on area service and programs.

Oregon Small Woodlands Association – A non-profit organization for small woodland owners that provides advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues.

Society of American Foresters – National professional association for the forestry practice.

Washington Farm Forestry Association – An advocacy organization for small forest landowners.

Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. – Affiliate firm specializing in natural resource consulting.