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
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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
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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
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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
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Forest Research and Experimentation

§ 526.215 Oregon State University 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

Mitigation of Detrimental Activities

§ 526.287 Definitions for ORS 526.287 to 526.299 and 526.991
§ 526.289 Legislative findings
§ 526.291 Large commercial event permits
§ 526.294 Large commercial event health and safety standards
§ 526.297 Suspension or revocation of permit
§ 526.299 Organizer responsibility for compliance with permit terms and conditions

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
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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
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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

Temporary Provisions Relating to Clackamas Forestry Product Cooperative Project Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 526.515

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
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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
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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
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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 for rule violation
§ 526.991 Criminal penalty for large commercial event offense
§ 526.992 Criminal and civil penalties for timber export violation

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 526—Forestry Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors526.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).