ORWW Elliott State Educational Forest Proposal

Map of Elliott State Forest Showing Spotted Owl and Marbled Murrelet "Habitat" Areas. Oregonian/OregonLive: February 15, 2017

This website was abruptly created on February 16 in response to Lars Larson interview (below). It will be expanded and repaired in the next few days. Links below will work in the meantime. Proposal is based on original "Giesy Plan" developed in regards to management of western US forests over the past three decades.

Citations: Giesy, Wayne and Bob Zybach 2017. Elliott State Educational Forest: The Giesy Plan Alternative. Oregon Websites & Watersheds Project, Inc., Philomath, Oregon: February 14: 6 pp. [PDF: 1 MB]

Larson, Lars and Bob Zybach 2017. "The Giesy Plan Alternative to the Sale of the Elliott State Forest," Lars Larson Northwest Show. KXL 101 Radio, Portland, Oregon: February 16, 2017. [MP3: 7 MB]

Zybach, Bob 1994. "Use of Fire History in the Development of the 1993 Elliott State Forest Management Plan Draft," IN: Greg Miller and others 1994. Comments on the 1993 Elliott State Forest Draft Management Plan. Oregon Forest Industries Council, Salem, Oregon. February 14: 13 pp. [PDF: 7 MB]

February 16, 2017 Interview with Lars Larson on his KXL 101 (Portland) [10- min.: MP3]. Previous interviews with Lars on this topic took place earlier this month on February 2, and on December 12, 2016.
February 14, 2017 ORWW Elliott Forest management proposal, submitted to Oregon Lands Board in public meeting on this date. Earlier draft submitted to Board Members by email on February 2.
February 14, 1994 Report on Elliott State Forest fire history and 1993 management constraints, with Executive Summary of forest industry position. First provided to Board Mebers on February 2.
February 7, 2017 letter of support from Jerry Phillips, long-time manager of the Elliott Forest. This review was in response to the earlier February 2 draft.
Map of twenty-nine (29) proposed Elliott Forest subbasins proposed for long-term forest management study: old-growth habitat vs. traditional management. February 2 draft.
Map of four (4) major coho runs on the Elliott Forest with early historical Oregon Indian Tribes: Kelawatset, Hanis, and Miluk. February 14 draft.

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