Chapter 526  Forestry Administration

General Provisions

§ 526.005 Definitions

State Board Of Forestry; State Forester; State Forestry Department

§ 526.008 State Forestry Department
§ 526.009 State Board of Forestry
§ 526.016 General duties
§ 526.031 State Forester
§ 526.036 Fidelity bonds
§ 526.041 General duties of State Forester
§ 526.046 State Forester to cooperate with other agencies and persons
§ 526.052 Credits for former forest protective association employees
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Funds And Finances

§ 526.060 State Forestry Department Account
§ 526.065 Authority to accept gifts and other donations for management of state forests and forest legacy programs
§ 526.090 Acceptance and use of moneys under Agricultural Act of 1956 (soil bank and reforestation provisions)
§ 526.095 Clarke-McNary Act accepted
§ 526.105 Disposition of receipts under ORS 526.090 and 526.095
§ 526.111 State Forestry Department Revolving Account
§ 526.121 Reimbursement of revolving account
§ 526.125 Tillamook Forest Interpretive Center Fund

Management Of Equipment And Property

§ 526.131 Purchase or acceptance of federal surplus property
§ 526.135 Leasing departmental equipment to federal agency
§ 526.142 Definition for ORS 526.142 to 526.152
§ 526.144 Equipment pool
§ 526.146 Charges
§ 526.148 Leasing communication equipment
§ 526.152 Disposition of equipment
§ 526.156 Forest Trust Land Advisory Committee

Acquisition And Disposition Of Real Property

§ 526.162 Taking title in fee simple
§ 526.164 Exchange of property
§ 526.166 Acquisition of real property by purchase, agreement or donation
§ 526.168 Acquisition of real property by eminent domain
§ 526.178 Going upon private property
§ 526.192 Attorney General to conduct proceedings
§ 526.194 Disposition or leasing of property

Forest Research And Experimentation

§ 526.215 State Board of Higher Education to conduct research and experimentation programs
§ 526.225 Forest Research Laboratory

Forest Tree Seedlings

§ 526.231 Findings
§ 526.233 Application of antitrust laws
§ 526.235 State forest nursery
§ 526.237 Acquisition of forest tree seedlings

Management Reports

§ 526.255 Long range management, marketing and harvest report
§ 526.265 Hearings to publish report and receive testimony

Forest Health And Management Initiatives

(Federal Forest Management)

§ 526.271 Findings
§ 526.274 Authority to participate in federal forest management

(Forest Health)

§ 526.277 Findings
§ 526.280 Responsibilities of State Forester
§ 526.285 Contracts for providing woody biomass from state-managed forestlands

Forestland Classification

§ 526.305 Definitions for ORS 526.305 to 526.370
§ 526.310 Forestland classification committees
§ 526.320 Determination of forestland
§ 526.324 Classification of forestland by committee
§ 526.328 Hearing
§ 526.332 Appeal
§ 526.335 State Board of Forestry rules
§ 526.340 Classification by State Forester
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Nonindustrial Private Landowner Assistance

(Generally)

§ 526.425 Management assistance to nonindustrial private forest landowners

(Woodland Management Act Of 1979)

§ 526.450 Short title
§ 526.455 Definitions for ORS 526.450 to 526.475
§ 526.460 Policy to manage forests to maximize benefits
§ 526.465 Purpose of ORS 526.450 to 526.475
§ 526.470 Forest tree seed bank
§ 526.472 Forest tree seed orchard
§ 526.475 Appeal of decisions by State Forester
§ 526.490 Afforestation of certain idle lands

Urban And Community Forestry

§ 526.500 Definitions for ORS 526.500 to 526.515
§ 526.505 Policy
§ 526.510 Department to provide technical assistance to governmental units
§ 526.515 Gifts, grants and donations

Oregon Forest Resources Institute

(Generally)

§ 526.600 Definitions for ORS 526.600 to 526.675
§ 526.605 Findings
§ 526.610 Oregon Forest Resources Institute
§ 526.615 Qualifications of voting members
§ 526.620 Terms of voting members
§ 526.625 Effect of failure to maintain qualification
§ 526.630 Expenses of members and staff
§ 526.632 Employees not subject to certain personnel regulation
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(Financial Administration)

§ 526.650 Expenditure of funds restricted
§ 526.655 Acceptance of grants, donations and gifts
§ 526.660 Application of budget and expenditure control laws
§ 526.665 Exemption from certain financial administration laws
§ 526.670 Books and records
§ 526.675 Oregon Forest Resources Institute Fund

Forest Resource Trust

§ 526.695 Definitions for ORS 526.695 to 526.775
§ 526.700 Forest Resource Trust
§ 526.703 Cost share program
§ 526.705 Loan program
§ 526.710 State Forestry Department to assist board
§ 526.720 Forest Resource Trust Fund
§ 526.725 Agreements with private, governmental or other organizations
§ 526.730 Report to legislature
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Forestry Carbon Offsets

§ 526.780 Agreements for forestry carbon offsets
§ 526.783 Development of forestry carbon offset accounting system
§ 526.786 Rules relating to forestry carbon offsets
§ 526.789 Effect of state forestry carbon offset program

Timber Export Regulation

§ 526.801 Definitions for ORS 526.801 to 526.831 and 526.992
§ 526.806 Prohibition against export of unprocessed timber
§ 526.811 Exemption from export prohibition
§ 526.816 Certification by bidders for public timber
§ 526.821 Political subdivisions to establish rules
§ 526.826 Barring timber export violators from unprocessed public timber purchases
§ 526.831 Contract cancellation for timber export violation

Miscellaneous

§ 526.900 Review of state regulations and policies affecting implementation of conservation strategies
§ 526.905 Management plans or policies to reduce risk of loss of forest resources

Penalties

§ 526.990 Criminal penalty
§ 526.992 Criminal and civil penalties for timber export violation