Tag Archives: Elliott State Forest

Public Asked To Weigh In On OSU’s Plan To Use Elliott State Forest For Research

A plan to transfer the Elliott State Forest to Oregon State University is slowly moving forward. The university is developing a report outlining how it could take ownership of the timberland near Coos Bay and turn it into a research forest. Source: Public Asked To Weigh In On OSU’s Plan To Use Elliott State Forest […]
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OSU hosting three Elliott State Forest meetings next week

The Oregon State University College of Forestry will hold three public meetings next week about the Elliott State Forest.OSU forestry officials will hear from the public about the feasibility of converting the Elliott State Forest into a research forest. Source: OSU hosting three Elliott State Forest meetings next week – News – The Register-Guard – […]
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Editorial: A new way to lose money on state forest is no solution

The State Land Board has one mission. Made up of the governor, the secretary of state and state treasurer, the board is charged with managing the state’s lands to benefit the people of Oregon. The board was created after the federal government, in 1859, gave the state some 3.4 million acres “for the use of […]
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The fight for a forest: OSU’s bid to manage Elliott for research still faces questions

It’s been six months since Oregon State University was chosen by the State Land Board to take over management of the controversy-plagued Elliott State Forest, and the message coming out of OSU is this: Not so fast. Source: The fight for a forest: OSU’s bid to manage Elliott for research still faces questions | Local […]
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ELLIOT STATE FOREST OPEN HOUSE TUESDAY

Officials with the Department of State Lands will have an open house regarding the Elliot State Forest on Tuesday. The evening event will look at the history of the forest and what is ahead as the State of Oregon and Oregon State University begin exploring the Elliot’s potential as a research forest. Representatives from the […]
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OPEN HOUSE REGARDING ELLIOT STATE FOREST

An open house looking at the history of the Elliot State Forest and what may be in its future will be held next Tuesday in Salem. Source: OPEN HOUSE REGARDING ELLIOT STATE FOREST – KQEN News Radio

Devil’s Staircase: Should we build a trail into Oregon’s wildest rainforest canyon?

The newly-created Devil’s Staircase Wilderness is one of Oregon’s wildest places. Should we add hiking trails so more people can visit? Source: Devil’s Staircase: Should we build a trail into Oregon’s wildest rainforest canyon?

Treasury sells $100 million in bonds for Elliott Forest

The money will allow the state to eventually free the Elliott from its money-making obligations. The state has sold $100 million in bonds, kickstarting a process to decouple the Elliott State Forest from a state fund for education, State Treasurer Tobias Read said Thursday. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Treasury sells $100 million in bonds […]
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Oregon Sells Bonds To Pay The Elliott State Forest’s Obligation To Schools

Oregon sold $100 million in bonds on Thursday to pay a portion of the Elliott State Forest’s obligation to raise money for schools. Source: Oregon Sells Bonds To Pay The Elliott State Forest’s Obligation To Schools | Jefferson Public Radio

OSU, state deep in discussions about Elliott State Forest’s possibilities as a research forest

The Elliott State Forest was once a battleground for the spotted owl and other protected endangered species. More recently, it was public land put up for sale to a timber company. Source: OSU, state deep in discussions about Elliott State Forest’s possibilities as a research forest – News – The Register-Guard – Eugene, OR