PORTLAND, Ore. – A new edition of Oregon Forest Facts, one of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute’s most sought-after publications, has been released, complete with the latest data about Oregon’s forests and forest-based economy.
The Oregon Forest Facts 2019-20 Edition is now available for digital and to online. The pocket-size booklet offers a detailed reference guide to Oregon’s forest sector, including information, maps, graphs and statistics about forestland ownership, timber harvest, forest-based employment and wood products production. Other topics covered include forest-fire trends, water quality in Oregon’s forests, investments in protecting watersheds and salmon habitat, and acres of Oregon forestland certified by third-party forest sustainability programs.
“Oregon Forest Facts offers a broad overview of Oregon’s forest sector, with compelling graphics and fully cited information that will help readers gain a better understanding of Oregon’s forests, forest management and forest products,” says Oregon Forest Resources Institute Director of Forestry Mike Cloughesy.
The latest data from the Oregon Forest Facts 2019-20 Edition can also be accessed online at . The mobile-friendly site includes the option to easily share charts and graphs containing information about Oregon’s forests, via email or social media.
About the Oregon Forest Resources Institute:
The Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) was created by the Oregon Legislature to advance public understanding of forests, forest management and forest products, and to encourage sound forestry through landowner education. OFRI is governed by a 13-member board of directors and is funded by a portion of the forest products harvest tax.