ORS 526.695¹
Definitions for ORS 526.695 to 526.775

As used in ORS 526.695 (Definitions for ORS 526.695 to 526.775) to 526.775 (Execution of judgment against other property when forest products and accounts not subject to lien), unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Contract" means the contract signed by the forestland owner and the State Forester, acting on behalf of the Forest Resource Trust pursuant to ORS 526.705 (Loan program).

(2) "Ecosystem services" means environmental benefits arising from the conservation and management of forestland, including, but not limited to, fish and wildlife habitat, clean water and air, pollination, mitigation of environmental hazards, control of pests and diseases, carbon sequestration, avoidance of carbon dioxide emissions and maintenance of soil productivity.

(3) "Forestland owner" means the individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, joint stock company, trustee, business trust or unincorporated organization holding fee simple ownership of land capable of producing forest products.

(4) "Forest products" includes, but is not limited to, trees, logs, poles, lumber, chips or pulp that flow from investment of the Forest Resource Trust.

(5) "Forest Resource Trust programs" means the voluntary cost share program established by ORS 526.703 (Cost share program), the voluntary loan program established by ORS 526.705 (Loan program) and other programs administered by the State Board of Forestry to further the purposes of the Forest Resource Trust pursuant to ORS 526.695 (Definitions for ORS 526.695 to 526.775) to 526.775 (Execution of judgment against other property when forest products and accounts not subject to lien).

(6) "Qualified private or local government forestland owner" means a private or local government forestland owner that qualifies for a specific Forest Resource Trust program, as described in rules adopted by the board. [Formerly 526.735]

Chapter 526

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private land to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 39, p 17

Law Review Cita­tions

22 EL 797 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 526—Forestry Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors526.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 526, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­526ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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