Industry News: Forests

Everything You Need to Know About the Elliott State Forest's Future

Friday, May 12, 2017  

The Oregonian

An existential question was resolved this week: The Elliott State Forest, the 82,500-acre tract in Coos and Douglas counties, won't be sold to a timber company. It will stay public.

But what happens instead with the forest remains a loose collection of big ideas.

Gov. Kate Brown wants to borrow $100 million to lift restrictions requiring the most sensitive parts of the land to produce revenue for schools and to create a blueprint outlining what areas could be logged.

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