The Forest Trust Lands Advisory Committee is comprised of seven county commissioners representing 15 Oregon counties where state forestlands are located. The FTLAC is a statutorily established committee that advises the Board of Forestry on matters related to forestland managed by ODF.

The committee will meet July 8 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Headquarters, Santiam Room, Building D, 2600 State St., Salem. Items on the Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee agenda include a briefing on the State Forest Division’s budget reductions, an update on the division’s priority work, and discussion on drafting FTLAC testimony that will be presented to the Board of Forestry at the board’s July 20 meeting.

Members of the public may attend the meeting and an opportunity for public comment will be provided. Questions about accessibility or special accommodations for the meeting can be directed to the Oregon Department of Forestry at 503-945-7248.

Find the meeting agenda and learn more about the FTLAC here.

More background on state forest management and county relationships is outlined in the Council of Forest Trust Lands Counties annual report.