Blog: PFA Collaboration and Compromise

In 2020, The forest products industry and the environmental community made a concerted effort to move past their differences and create a more collaborative path forward, which has come to be known as the Private Forest Accord. The Private Forest Accord is the result of a long-term process that brought together representatives from both sides through a mediated process. The purpose was to modify the Oregon Forest Practices Act (OFPA) to identify key goals that should allow Oregon to receive federal approval of a Habitat Conservation Plan.   

Read this new blog from Julie Woodward, OFRI's Acting Director of Forestry