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Financing fire protection for timber lands under Oregon laws

W. H. Dreesen

Financing fire protection for timber lands under Oregon laws

by W. H. Dreesen

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Published by Oregon State System of Higher Education, Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State College in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire prevention -- Oregon.,
  • Forest fires -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby W.H. Dreesen.
    SeriesStation bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station -- 384., Station bulletin (Oregon State College. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 384.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18162975M
    LC Control Number41001837

      Under Oregon law, forest landowners are responsible for controlling and extinguishing wildfires that occur on their land. An uncontrolled fire is considered a public nuisance, an “unreasonable interference with the health, safety, peace or comfort of the community.”. it takes strong laws and sound forest management to keep oregon’s working forests sustainable Sustainability is at the core of the Oregon Forest Practices Act. The law states that continuous growing and harvesting trees is the leading use of private forestland.

    GUIDELINES FOR ELIGIBILITY OF FIREFIGHTING COSTS FOR THE OREGON FOREST LAND PROTECTION FUND season, when the readiness resources are substantially less, the district must still suppress the fire. Resources hired from cooperators will normally be used to supplement limited district resources. The fire becomes an emergency fire when hired and regular. Low agricultural commodity prices had kept interest in the law down, but, with improving prices in the late s, entries rose sharply. Desert Land Law cases went from 1, in to nearly 4, the following year. Desert Land Law: The heightened demand for public lands intensified competition between applicants.

    Forest fire wardens - Appointment; duties generally: Section Forest fire wardens - Right of entry upon lands for construction of fire lines, etc. Section Forest fire wardens - Issuance to and use of fire-fighting equipment: Section Forest fire wardens - Compensation: Section Oregon Contract for Deed Law. TO VERIFY THE EXISTENCE OF FIRE PROTECTION FOR STRUCTURES AND TO INQUIRE ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF NEIGHBORING PROPERTY OWNERS, IF ANY, UNDER ORS , AND TO AND SECTIONS 5 TO 11, CHAPTER , OREGON LAWS , SECTIONS 2 TO 9 CHAPTER , OREGON LAWS , .


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Financing fire protection for timber lands under Oregon laws by W. H. Dreesen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Forest-fire-protection financing in the State of Oregon.* The methods of financing at the outset appear somewhat complex due to the diversified and intermingled ownerships of timber lands in the state and the likewise diversified sources of funds expended in the protection of these timber lands.

Administrative Report Or Publication Financing fire protection for timber lands under Oregon laws Public Deposited. Analytics × Add to Scholars Archive is a service of Oregon State University Libraries & Press. The Valley Library Corvallis, OR Author: W. Dreesen.

OAR Oregon Forest Land Protection FundIncludes: Emergency fires, additional amount not considered emergency fire suppression costs, deductibles - amount per acre, fund balances - unencumbered balance, transfer of funds from state treasurer, claims processes - evidence of necessity, qualifications for payment, payments for fire suppression costs, collection - approval, reimbursement.

Abstract. Published December Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension. The Fire Protection division protects just over half of Oregon’s 30 million total acres of forestland from wildfire.

This includes all of Oregon’s privately owned forests, as well as state forests and those owned by local government and, by contract, more than two million acres of U.S. Bureau of Land Management forests in western Oregon. Since it was first published inForest Protection Laws: An Illustrated Manual has become a standard reference for those planning and executing timber harvests.

The publication fosters easy understanding and correct application of the Oregon Forest Practices Act and Rules and the other best management practices, laws and rules that apply to Oregon’s forest landowners. Oregon's Forest Protection Laws and BMPs Good Stewardship, Good Compliance Taking extra care in planning and conducting forest management activities not only is the foundation of good resource stewardship, it can go a long way in meeting your responsibilities under Oregon’s forest protection laws.

Books and Records Requirements - OAR ChapterDiv. License Denial, Suspension, or Revocation - OAR ChapterDiv. License Cancellation, Withdrawal - OAR ChapterDiv.

Annual report of fire protection system information § Fire protection system § Classification of lands to reflect different protection problems § Rules for classification of lands. Until the late s, private timber land owners all paid a forest severance tax, which generated revenue for county and state governments to use on public services.

Inthe Oregon Legislature eliminated this tax on private timber owners with more than 5, acres of land, resulting in a drop in state revenue of $70 million a year. (e) “Wildfire” means a fire that: (A) Results from a violation of this chapter or of rules adopted under ORS (General duties) or (General duties of State Forester); or (B) Originated on land used or capable of being used for growing forest tree species regardless of the existing use of the land.

Click on the map for current ODF public fire restrictions. Complete legal proclamation is below. Private Landowners and other agencies may have additional here for industrial fire restrictions. Property Line and Fence Laws in Oregon: Major Issues One major issue that arises between neighbors in fence disputes is whether both parties are equally responsible for the costs of maintaining and repairing a fence that is located on the property line between the adjoining properties.

the State Fire Marshal, “Governmental subdivision” means a city, county, municipal corporation, quasi-municipal corporation and rural fire protection district, created under the laws of Oregon.

This includes: Rural Fire Protection District (RFPD) formed under ORS and ORS City Fire Department formed under city charter. 11 trees per acre in western Oregon. (04), (05) Fire Protection 1 Government should manage public lands regardless of how the land 2 is classified in order to assure that fire prevention, suppression and control 3 measures are taken to prevent the spread of fire on those lands and also 4 on private lands.

How Oregon Funds Forest Wildfire Protection. UBackground Forest wildfire protection in Oregon is provided through a coordinated effort among local, state, and federal resources. The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) fire program protects million acres of private and public forestland, about half of the state’s total forest acreage.

Series documents district plans for forest fire protection on lands within its boundaries. Records include plans and two maps of the Klamath Agency Fire District. Plans include district policies, personnel, communication systems, equipment and transportation plans, and appendices.

The Associated Oregon Loggers and Oregon OSHA have provided this handout to summarize important Division 7, Subdivision H, requirements for protective structures on all cab-designed machines used in forest activities, and includes effective dates.

Oregon OSHA’s portable fire extinguisher rule (), which applies to businesses that have portable fire extinguishers, has exemptions that may apply to your workplace. See Oregon OSHA’s Portable fire extinguishers fact sheet for more information.

Sincethe BLM has managed the forested lands in western Oregon under the guidance of the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP). BLM-managed lands ( million acres in Oregon) comprise ten percent of the NWFP's total area of 24 million acres in Oregon, Washington, and northern California; the non-BLM lands are managed by the U.S.

Forest Service. Contracting with others to provide facilities and services for fire protection or road lighting; authority over open burning and fire permits; rules. (1) In addition to the authority to enter into intergovernmental agreements under ORS chaptera rural fire protection district or .counties, as more than 50% of the land base in Oregon was, and continues to be, federally owned.

The US Forest Service is in control of million acres of land throughout the state, while the Oregon and California Lands (O&C Lands) make up million acres through Southern and Western Oregon.

As a result, local taxes are not collected on File Size: KB.Under Oregon law, forest landowners and operators are responsible to control and extinguish wildfires on the landowner’s land.

The Oregon Department of Forestry or local forest protection association provides fire-fighting resources beyond those the landowner or operator can provide. The landowner’s fire protection responsibility is usually.