ODF release – SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Board of Forestry will meet for hybrid public meetings on Wednesday, March 6 at 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 8 a.m. The meetings will be held in the Tillamook Room, Building C, at the Oregon Department of Forestry headquarters, located at 2600 State St. in Salem. The meetings will also be livestreamed on the department’s YouTube channel. The Forestry Program for Oregon Subcommittee meets March 6 at 10 a.m. in the Tillamook room and available by Zoom link included with the agenda. View the subcommittee’s full agenda. The board’s business agenda for March 6 includes: Financial Dashboard Report – January and February 2024; Approval of agency director financial transactions, Fiscal Year 2023; Rangeland Protection Association formation: Expansion of Field-Andrews RPA boundary; Annual report on tribal working relationships and activities; Forest Practices Interagency Meeting report; Governance for the Board of Forestry-Board Policies Manual adoption; Oregon’s Kitchen Table outreach and engagement update; Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee testimony. The agenda for March 7 includes: Macias, Gini, and O’Connell Implementation Plan close out; State Forester recommendation regarding draft Western Oregon State Forest Habitat Conservation Plan. The full agenda is available on the board’s webpage. Live testimony, both in person and virtual, is available on both days. Sign-up for live testimony is required as spots are limited. Sign-up closes Friday, March 1 at noon. Written public testimony will also be accepted. Written comments can be submitted before or up to two weeks after the meeting day by mail to the Board Support Office, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310 or email to boardofforestry@odf.oregon.gov with the appropriate agenda item and topic included with the submission. Tips for providing testimony to the board are available online.