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Forest Health and Management
Online ResourcePortland Parks and Recreation's page on restoring the native habitat of Forest Park and other natural areas with efforts in removing invasive plants, youth development programs, environmental education, and community participation - promoting research, providing technical assistance, and seeking relevant societal changes.
ArticleStatewide, timberland owners have gone through forest property tax law changes. The process alerted Marshall Kirby, Master Woodland Manager, to issues related to DOR (Dept. of Revenue) assigned forestland classes (also known as site class and forest class) for our timberlands.
ArticleAre you one of the many woodland owners noticing continued signs of drought on your property? Drought impacts are complex; drought stressed trees become susceptible to insects and diseases that are naturally present (typically at low levels) in our woodlands. Take these four steps to help you identify what factors might be impacting your tree health.
ArticleThinning is the term foresters apply to removal of some trees from a stand to give others more room (and resources) to grow. It is a tool for improving timber value, making sites more productive, and – perhaps most commonly, for keeping trees healthy.